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    3 agents in kidney racket arrested

    3 agents in kidney racket arrested

    The city police on Tuesday arrested three agents involved in kidney racket hailing from the State. The arrest follows the suspicious death of Dinesh Marru, (22) hailing from the city…

    Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President Rajapaksa

    Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President Rajapaksa

    “Sri Lanka has achieved a lot” since the war ended, said Special Envoy and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Mr. Yu Myung-hwan during a meeting…

    Sri Lanka participates in MITCE 2014

    Sri Lanka participates in MITCE 2014

    The High Commission of Sri Lanka participated in the inaugural Malaysia International Tea & Coffee Expo 2014 (MITCE 2014) which was held in Kuala Lumpur from 27 to 31 March.…

    Former Maldivian President Gayoom in Sri Lanka

    Former Maldivian President Gayoom in Sri Lanka

    Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom of Maldives and Mrs. Nasreena Gayoom were welcomed on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport by Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, on Wednesday,…

    President offers condolences to S. Korean counterpart on ferry tragedy

    President offers condolences to S. Korean counterpart on ferry tragedy

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa has sent a message of condolence to South Korean President Park Geun-hye on the passenger ferry accident that took place off the southern resort island of Jeju…

    Pakistan Taliban announce end to ceasefire

    Pakistan Taliban announce end to ceasefire

    The Pakistani Taliban have announced that they will not extend the ceasefire they began in March, effectively ending their truce with the government. A Pakistani Taliban (TTP) spokesman said the…

    Special bus services commences from today

    Special bus services commences from today

    Sri Lanka Transport Board has deployed  a special bus service from Wednesday for the benefit of commuters who are returning  to Colombo after  the New Year.holidays.  accordingly 500 buses have…

    Commonwealth expresses disappointment at Canada’s decision to suspend funds

    Commonwealth expresses disappointment at Canada’s decision to suspend funds

    Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma Tuesday expressed disappointment at Canada’s decision to suspend voluntary contributions to the Commonwealth over Sri Lanka’s human rights situation but looked forward to the resumption of…

    Fishermen talks mooted for May 12

    Fishermen talks mooted for May 12

    The State government has suggested that the next round of talks between fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka be held on May 12 and 13 this year in Colombo.…

    Coexistence and reconciliation are the outstanding traditions of Avururdu – President

    Coexistence and reconciliation are the outstanding traditions of Avururdu – President

    What is outstanding in the traditions of these Avurudu festivities are coexistence and reconciliation. The most valued quality of this Avurudu festival is taking the ideal of understanding and cohesion…