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6 killed, over 15,000 people affected by heavy rains in Sri...

Over 15,000 people have been affected by heavy rains in Sri Lanka while six deaths have been reported, Xinhua News Agency quoted the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) as saying on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka declares April 23 National day of mourning

Colombo - Sri Lanka has declared April 23 a national day of mourning after a series of deadly bombings over the weekend, Anadolu Agency reported,...

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's challenged Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his premiership on Saturday, paving way for a new government to be established...

Sri Lankan court restraints Rajapaksa, his party from acting as govt

COLOMBO -- A Sri Lankan court on Monday issued an interim order to prevent Mahinda Rajapaksa and his party members from acting as prime...

Sri Lankan President sets Jan 5 for Parliamentary polls

COLOMBO, Nov 10 (Bernama) -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena late Friday signed a special gazette notification dissolving parliament and declaring Jan 5 as...

“Recruitment of Sri Lankan soldiers or misery for Tamils?” – asks...

George Town – Penang Deputy Chief Minister Prof Dr P.Ramasamy has slammed the Home Ministry’s proposal to recruit former Sri Lankan soldiers as Security...

Sri Lanka Tourism Bureau kicks off KL Roadshow to attract Malaysian...

Kuala Lumpur – Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau is making full use of the ongoing MATTA fair to promote their nation’s exotic beaches, natural...

Sri Lanka: One killed in election rally shooting!

Colombo: Sri Lankan policemen inspecting the scene of a shooting incident that took place yesterday (31 July 2015) at Kotahena in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Finance...

10 things about Mithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s next president!

New Delhi, January 9 - Mithripala Sirisena, 63, has just defeated Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka's presidential election and is set to be the next...

Sri Lankan president concedes defeat after decade in power!

Colombo, January 9 - Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa conceded defeat to his opposition challenger on Friday after a presidential election, ending a decade of...