8 hrs ago
Sri Lanka President to launch National Nutrition Action Plan tomorrow
Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will launch the country's National Nutrition Action Plan on Friday December 06th at Moneragala, the National Nutrition Council announced.
18 hrs ago
Additional Solicitor General Buwaneka Aluwihare appointed to Sri Lanka Supreme Court
Dec 04, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today appointed the Deputy Solicitor General of the Attorney General's Department President Counsel Buwaneka Aluwihare as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
US: Patience with Sri Lanka could 'wear thin'
Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal stopped short of endorsing a deadline set last month by British Prime Minister David Cameron, who said he would call for a U.N.-backed inquiry into allegations of war crimes unless there was progress on postwar reconciliation by March.
PM dodges 'small island' moment in China
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and David Cameron talk during a signing ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sri Lankan opposition criticises Manmohan Singh - Indiatalkies.com
Colombo, Dec 2: Sri Lanka's main opposition Monday raised objections to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for reportedly accepting an invitation to visit the island nation's Northern Province, Xinhua reported.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Tamil Nadu CM strongly opposes India's defense cooperation with Sri Lanka
Dec 01, Colombo: The Chief Minister of India's southern state of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa today slammed the center government for its offer to train Sri Lankan naval officers.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
India, Sri Lanka navies join forces for maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean
Nov 29, Colombo: India and Sri Lanka, recognizing the complex task of battling piracy in the Indian Ocean, have agreed to join forces to enhance maritime security cooperation in the strategic region.
Norway commends Sri Lanka's efforts to restore normalcy in the North
Nov 29, Colombo: The government of Norway has expressed satisfaction over the measures taken by the Sri Lankan government to restore normalcy in the North.
Sri Lanka: 'We'll count civil war dead in own time'
Sri Lanka has begun the process of counting the dead from its 26-year civil war, less than two weeks after the government of Mahinda Rajapaksa came under intense international pressure to investigate allegations of war crimes during the last months of the conflict.
Transport sector trade union of Sri Lanka writes to President...
Nov 29, Colombo: A trade union affiliated to Sri Lanka's transport sector has written to President Mahinda Rajapaksa requesting funds to be allocated to the Sri Lanka Transport Board .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
A comedy of errors at Chogm
When the British PM started hurling the first 'rock', he forgot to anticipate that it could boomerang and return to smash Britain's own 'glass house', observes Rakyat Jelata .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Being there, with friends
Next year, we will have in our armoury, nuclear capable Agni-V missiles capable of hitting targets 5000 kms away Next year, we will have in our armoury, nuclear capable Agni-V missiles capable of hitting targets 5000 kms away Next year, we will have in our armoury, nuclear capable Agni-V missiles capable of hitting targets 5000 kms away.
Sri Lanka to begin war dead census
Sri Lanka is set to start a survey to determine the number of people killed during the country's 26-year civil war, the government says.
Sri Lanka rupee recovers on exporter dlr sales after intervention
The Sri Lankan rupee recovered on Wednesday as exporter dollar sales outpaced importer demand for the greenback early in the day, after intervention by a state-run bank held the currency at 131.15, dealers said.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Sri Lanka and Vietnam to enhance bilateral agenda
Nov 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Vietnam have agreed to widen the scope of the already strong bilateral relations of the two countries.
Sri Lankan President receives proposals and recommendations for Commonwealth's role
Nov 26, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the chair of the Commonwealth for the next two years has received a set of proposals and recommendations at a discussion held today.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
International Business Times
Coalition, Tony Abbott Perform Poorly in Latest Newspoll; ALP's Bill Shorten Soars High
's satisfaction rating has declined in the recent Newspoll survey with personal support falling from 46 per cent to 44 per cent.
Sri Lankans not ready to live under aggression - President
Nov 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that Sri Lanka is a country which immensely values the freedom and sovereignty and its citizens are not ready by any means to live under the fears of invasion or aggression.
Commonwealth Charter: History of inaction
Dear Tingasiga: The Commonwealth Heads of Government have just held another of their biennial jamborees, this time in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Sri Lanka main opposition charges President of taking country before HR court
Nov 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party says that President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Chairman of the Commonwealth has agreed in policy to take the country before an international human rights court in the official declaration signed by the heads of states following the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo.