MV Avant Garde at Alang scrapyard

COPE report on CBSL Bond scam

House debate not sure

President orders setting up of probe Commission

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Attorney General to take immediate steps to appoint a Special Presidential Commission to inquire into the allegations of malpractices in the bond issue of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and take required legal action, President’s Media Division said in a release yesterday.



Ukrainian Capt of Avant Garde moves SC against his ‘illegal’ arrest, prolonged detention


Ukrainian Gennadiy Gavrylov, Captain of ‘MV Avant Garde’, that had been embroiled in alleged arms smuggling controversy, has moved the Supreme Court against what the petitioner called his wrongful, unjustifiable and illegal arrest on the mo...

Captain Mathews to miss remainder of South African series


Struggling Sri Lanka will be without their skipper Angelo Mathews for the remainder of the bilateral series against South Africa. Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second T20 Internation...

Sri Lanka: The Shape of Things to Come

Politics is shaped by the ability to deliver. So is the future. It is all about doing and achieving, ‘doing what you say what you say you are going to do,’ to paraphrase Dr. Harsha de Silva, Sri Lanka’s current Deputy Minister of Fore...

‘A Trillion Hat-trick’ from Bank of Ceylon


The Bank of Ceylon scored its third "Trillion" at the end of the year 2016. That is surpassing the Rs. one trillion mark in advances- another unique milestone in its 77-year journey as "the Bankers to the Nation" and becoming the fi...

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