The price of diesel was raised from Rs. 289 to Rs. 400 a litre, while the cost of a litre of petrol was increased from 338 to 420 rupees
24 May 2022 12:15 PM
India handed over a large amount of humanitarian assistance consignment worth over Rs 2 billion to Sri Lanka which reached Colombo on Sunday
23 May 2022 12:33 PM
Respected five-time former premier Ranil Wickremesinghe was the frontrunner to head a 'unity government' with cross-party support
12 May 2022 11:36 AM
India, and Tamil Nadu specifically, share historic ties with Sri Lanka
04 May 2022 1:33 AM
The Rajapaksa siblings should sort the executive powers issue between themselves & get down to addressing the problem of the economic crisis
21 Apr 2022 12:59 AM
Basil has been replaced by Ali Sabry, who was until Sunday night the Minister of Justice
05 Apr 2022 4:10 AM
A historic turn of events came with the ending of the war with the Liberation Tigers in 2009 but India has lost much ground since
22 Oct 2021 3:49 AM
Rajapaksa's move signaled that he would contest snap polls, to be held on Jan 5, under his own party banner and not that of SLFP.
11 Nov 2018 6:57 PM
A deputy minister in Wickremesinghe's administration, Ranjan Ramanayake, accused China of paying for Rajapaksa to buy legislators.
30 Oct 2018 6:18 PM
He also suspended parliament in an apparent bid to shore up support for newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
30 Oct 2018 12:43 PM
One person succumbed to his injuries and two others were hospitalised in the shooting incident.
29 Oct 2018 5:54 PM
Sri Lanka had plunged into political crisis since Sirisena sacked Wickramasinge and appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as his successor.
29 Oct 2018 5:20 PM
'We should settle this through parliament, but if we take it out to the streets, there will be a huge bloodbath,' Jayasuriya said.
29 Oct 2018 3:50 PM
UN chief Guterres called on the Sri Lanka govt to respect democratic values, constitutional provisions and process and uphold rule of law.
29 Oct 2018 9:27 AM
Parliamentarian Arjuna Ranatunga's guard shot and injured three people at the state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation.
28 Oct 2018 6:33 PM