Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka main opposition party wanted for assault surrenders to police
Apr 18, Colombo: An organizer of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party wanted in connection with assaulting four persons including a woman has surrendered to the police.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Coast Guard calls $300 million in cocaine one of its biggest hauls
More than 7,000 pounds of cocaine that might have fetched $300 million or more on the streets of the U.S. instead were piled high on a Coast Guard dock in Miami Beach on Tuesday, the result of two separate drug seizures in the Caribbean Sea.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Drought in Sri Lanka may raise global tea prices
Apr 14, Colombo: The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka's tea growing regions may raise tea prices globally, tea industry analysts predict.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sri Lankan President orders reduced toll on expressways during New Year
Apr 10, Colombo: The toll for all categories of vehicles on Sri Lanka's expressways has been reduced for the benefit of New Year travelers on the orders of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Colombians outraged over new acid attack
Police are offering a nearly $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was behind the latest in a rash of acid attacks disfiguring women in the Colombian capital.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Sri Lanka Supreme Court upholds death sentence ruling for Angulana double murder convicts
Apr 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today upheld the death penalty ruling of a lower court given to the former police officers convicted of killing two youths in 2009.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Sri Lanka's ruling alliance grants bonus seats of the two Provincial Councils
Apr 01, Colombo: General Secretary of Sri Lanka's ruling party United People's Freedom Alliance Susil Prema Jayantha announced the names of the candidates of the Western and Southern Provincial Councils who will be granted the bonus seats.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Three Sri Lankan media personnel get elected to the Western Provincial Council
Mar 31, Colombo: Three media personnel attached to a private electronic media institution in Sri Lanka have been elected to the Western Provincial Council at Saturday's elections.
International Business Times
Tony Abbott Declares Victory Over Asylum Seekers, No Boats in 100-Day Period
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott , who is currently in Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2013, gives Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa a signed Australian Rugby Union jersey in Colombo, November 17, 2013.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Sri Lanka: Tamil Nadu prisoner under Colombos PTA custody begins hunger strike
The victim, John Peter Vijayendran, is a political prisoner, who has been jailed in Colombo's Magazine prison and recently transferred to a prison in Negombo, the sources further said.
Ruling party victorious at provincial polls in Sri Lanka while main...
Mar 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party has managed to secure the majority of votes in all the Colombo area polling divisions while the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance has claimed the overall victory at both the Western and Southern Provincial Council polls.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Sri Lankans go to polls today to elect members to two provincial councils
Mar 29, Colombo: Polls to elect members to Sri Lanka's Southern and Western Provincial Councils began this morning at 4,253 polling centers in the two provinces.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Japan grants Sri Lanka Rs. 44 billion for construction of second Kelani Bridge
Mar 28, Colombo: The Government of Japan under its Yen Loan scheme has provided financial assistance to Sri Lanka to construct a second bridge over the Kelani River.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Sri Lanka Police arrest suspect in hit and run that killed JVP candidate
Mar 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have arrested the hit-and-run driver who caused the death of the Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna candidate and union leader Sumathipala Manawadu Tuesday.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Democratic Party candidate for upcoming provincial elections in Sri Lanka found assaulted
Mar 24, Colombo: Candidate of Sri Lanka's Democratic Party at the forthcoming Western Provincial Council has been assaulted by unidentified assailants.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Muslim ally of Sri Lanka governing party criticizes government actions
Mar 23, Colombo: Muslim of Sri Lanka's governing party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has criticized actions of the government.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
President confident Sri Lanka will deliver a message to international ...
Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse today said the people of Sri Lanka will deliver a message on March 29th to the international community that they will not betray the country and the hard earned freedom.
Increase in election law violations in Sri Lanka as polls draw closer
Mar 22, Colombo: The Election Department in Sri Lanka has noted an increase in the number of reported election law violations as Western and Southern Provincial Council polls draw closer.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
International Business Times
Tony Abbott to Pressure Papua New Guinea to Swiftly Process Manus Island Asylum Seekers
He has arrived in Port Moresby for an official state visit. He will be meeting PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for bilateral talks.