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President  in China


Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan welcomed President Maithripala Sirisena and his wife on Thursday morning at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China.

Pic by Sudath Silva


‘No Indian fishers will be allowed in SL water’


Acting Foreign Minister Ajith P. Perera yesterday denied Indian media reports that Sri Lanka had agreed to allow Indian fishing vessels to enter the Sri Lankan waters 83 days per year for the next three years.


In definace of party ban More than 25 SLFP MPs, CM, 400 PC,LG members at pro-Mahinda rally


Tens of thousands of people braved heavy rains to throng the Ratnapura town in support of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is under pressure from his loyalists including a section of SLFP MPs to contest the next parliamentary election as t...

Let’s show our unity to the enemies  of the nation - Mahinda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a statement read out at yesterday’s rally in Ratnapura, called upon the people to stand united against enemies of the nation as the separatists were still active.

Colombo Port City : British experts dispelled environmental concerns   -China Harbour

Constructor of  the  half completed Colombo Port City Project, China Harbour Engineering Company says that it had even consulted British experts with regard to environmental concerns, even though the company was not bound to do so in a ...

National reconciliation to  priority of govt. – Ranil


 A council headed by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga would be set up soon for establishing national reconciliation, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe disclosed yesterday.

Focus on Northern Province as Premier meets TNA, Forces top brass


In the wake of the government giving up a section of the Jaffna High Security Zone (HSZ) last Monday (March 23), Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe will undertake a three-day visit to examine the situation in the Northern Province.

President’s bro critically  injured in axe attack

President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother P. G. Priyantha was airlifted to the National Hospital, Colombo following an incident in Polonnaruwa, where he was attacked with an axe on the head. The police described the assailant as one of his f...

JVP accuses govt.  of duping masses National govt. only a ploy to prevent MR from contesting elections

Member of the JVP Politburo and Chairman of the National Trade Union Centre (NTUC), K. D. Lalkantha yesterday accused the government of acting as if it had no other issues to settle in the country other than the proposed constitutional reforms an...

Four Indian Navy ships arrive in Trinco today

NEW DELHI, March 26: Four ships from Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron are arriving in Trincomalee on Friday for a three-day visit.

China considering visa on arrival facility for Lankans


Asked if China would also provide Sri Lankans with entry permits on arrival, Deputy Director General for Asia at the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Huang Xilian said last week that with the number of people visiting each others countries for both busi...



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