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NSA to meet president, common opposition leaders in Sri Lanka

NSA to meet president, common opposition leaders in Sri Lanka

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, who will be in Sri Lanka on Monday, will meet top leaders of the newly-formed common Opposition platform, in addition to meeting President Mahinda…

Pakistan spy says he did circulate fake notes

Pakistan spy says he did circulate fake notes

Zahir Hussain, a Sri Lankan national and suspected ISI spy who was arrested in the city last April, took everyone by surprise at a special court in Poonamallee when he…

Sri Lanka arrests 37 asylum seekers turned back by Australia

Sri Lanka arrests 37 asylum seekers turned back by Australia

Sri Lanka’s police arrested Friday 37 nationals turned back by Australian authorities on the high seas after attempting to seek asylum, in the first such case in four months, an…

Reclamation work on port city project to begin soon

Reclamation work on port city project to begin soon

The reclamation work of the Colombo Port City project which was launched on September 17 during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, is expected to begin soon. The area…

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia says safety a priority

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia says safety a priority

Cricket Australia will conduct an immediate investigation into player safety after Phillip Hughes’s death. The 25-year-old died on Thursday – two days after being struck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery…

China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean

China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean

Defending its submarine’s docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed “utterly groundless” reports that it is setting up 18 naval bases in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar…

Fishermen release: credit to Modi’s foreign policy, says Rajapaksa

Fishermen release: credit to Modi’s foreign policy, says Rajapaksa

“Friendship with India more important”, says Sri Lankan President Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday said he would credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “foreign policy” for Mr. Rajapaksa’s decision…

Champions League record for Messi

Champions League record for Messi

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi became the Champions League’s all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia. Messi went into the Group F game in Cyprus level on 71 goals with…

Ferguson protests spread across US

Ferguson protests spread across US

Crowds have gathered across the US to protest against Monday’s decision not to charge a police officer over the killing of black teen Michael Brown. Demonstrations from New York to…

MR in Nepal

MR in Nepal

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, left in white, poses with Nepalese Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam, as he arrives at the Tribhuwan Airport to attend the 18th summit of South…

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