The United Nations says that Sri Lanka has shown slow progress in establishing transitional justice mechanisms, insufficient progress in returning land occupied by the military and that authorities have yet to demonstrate with the willingness or the capacity to address impunity for gross violations of human rights. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (10:51 AM)
A decision has been taken at the party leaders meeting today to take up the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament on April 4.
22 Mar 2018 (3:12 PM)
Train services on the upcountry railway line have been disrupted owing to a train derailment, the Railway Control Room said. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (9:15 AM)
A Sri Lankan passenger has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to smuggle gems worth around Rs 2 million out of the country. MORE..
22 Mar 2018 (5:29 PM)
The motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been handed over to the Speaker of Parliament by MPs representing the Joint Opposition. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (4:02 PM)
Chamika Hasitha Harshana, left for India to undergo an immediate liver transplant today (21).
21 Mar 2018 (5:55 PM)