President Maithripala Sirisena today handed over the proposal seeking to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a UNESCO World Heritage to the UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka, Hanaa Singer. MORE..
23 Mar 2019 (6:38 PM)
Four ships of the Royal Australian Navy arrived in Sri Lanka today (23) to participate in the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19), Australia s largest ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka. MORE..
24 Mar 2019 (1:26 AM)
Sub-Inspector Upali Samarasekara, who was stabbed during an anti-narcotics walk in Warakapola and later succumbed to injuries, posthumously promoted to the rank of Inspector of Police (IP) on the instructions of the IGP.
22 Mar 2019 (8:20 PM)
High-ranking police officers including 15 Deputy Inspector Generals of Police (DIGs) and 3 Superintendents of Police (SPs) including the Director of the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) have been transferred. MORE..
23 Mar 2019 (11:13 AM)
The Islamic State (ISIL) has lost its final territorial enclave in the village of Baghuz after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) declared "total elimination of the so-called caliphate". MORE..
23 Mar 2019 (4:08 PM)
A 57-year-old Sri Lankan woman was arrested while attempting to fly to the island nation through the Trichy international airport on an Indian passport. MORE..
23 Mar 2019 (10:24 AM)