President Maithripala Sirisena says he will take steps to create a society of intellectuals by strengthening the free education system of the country and providing equal benefits to all the children in the country. MORE..
24 Jan 2017 (9:50 AM)
Violence broke out in Chennai and a few other places in Tamil Nadu afterpolice started evicting pro-Jallikattu protesters on Monday morning. MORE...
23 Jan 2017 (6:13 PM)
Sri Lankans were among the highest number of asylum seekers in Switzerland in 2016, the Reuters reports. MORE...
24 Jan 2017 (11:42 AM)
The USS Hopper (DDG 70) concluded its five-day port call to Colombo today as part of a visit to strengthen growing U.S.-Sri Lankan ties and express appreciation to the Sri Lankan Navy for its assistance during an emergency medical evacuation of a USS Hopper crewmember in September 2016. MORE...
23 Jan 2017 (10:47 PM)
Issuing a statement clarifying recent inaccurate news reports on returning the three A350 aircraft, Sri Lanka's national carrier today said that the total penalty paid was Rs 14.7 billion (US$98Mn) and not Rs 150 billion as reported by certain media. MORE..
24 Jan 2017 (7:16 PM)