The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.
19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM
Chandika Hathurusingha and his assistants would be fired after Sri Lanka's upcoming one-day series against Bangladesh
19 Jul 2019 2:43 PM
The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.
16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM
PM said that the government hopes to adopt laws to curb terrorism while looking forward to working with international agencies as well.
13 Jul 2019 4:00 PM
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka sharply declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the tourism industry.
10 Jul 2019 6:36 PM
De Livera said that they failed to act on advance warnings of the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, which were blamed on a local terror group.
02 Jul 2019 7:59 PM
The petitioners argued that it would result in the violation of fundamental rights as established in Article 12 (1) of the constitution.
01 Jul 2019 6:19 PM
Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.
26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM
At least five army soldiers were killed while another 2 were wounded, Colombo Page reported.
25 Jun 2019 8:06 PM
A total of 7 suicide bombers carried out a series blasts that targeted three churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21.
25 Jun 2019 4:48 PM
Monk Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero says Muslims should be stoned amid unverified reports of Muslim doctor sterilising Buddhist women.
24 Jun 2019 3:36 PM
Island daily front-page the match report with a bold banner headline: "SRI LANKA BEAT ENGLAND."
22 Jun 2019 5:43 PM
The emergency can be declared for a month at a time, and parliament must ratify it within 10 days.
22 Jun 2019 11:05 AM
India had issued warning to Sri Lanka in April about the possibility of attacks at various locations, including the Indian High Commission.
21 Jun 2019 3:53 PM
Muslim Cabinet minister and two provincial governors were accused of having sponsored National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) blamed for attacks.
19 Jun 2019 3:33 PM
Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.
14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM
While the other two hotels reopened in recent weeks, most of the sections of the Shangri-La Hotel remained closed.
11 Jun 2019 3:54 PM
PM Modi is in Sri Lanka on the second leg of his first foreign visit after the elections last month.
09 Jun 2019 5:00 PM
'My heart goes out to the families of the victims and the injured,' Modi said.
09 Jun 2019 3:07 PM
A ministerial source told AFP Sirisena has refused to allow any police, military or intelligence personnel to testify before the committee.
08 Jun 2019 11:00 AM