15 MPs to boycott SLFP Central Committee meeting

The Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), chaired by the party leader President Maithripala Sirisena, is scheduled to convene this afternoon (16). All of the committee members of the SLFP have been informed in this regard, stated the SLFP General Secretary Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa. The meeting will focus on restructuring the party More...

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Chief Justice Priyasad Dep to retire today

Chief Justice Priyasad Dep, who is currently serving as the 45th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka,  is slated to retire from his position today (12). He was appointed to the Chief Justice position on 2nd March 2017 and More...

Speeding train collides with another elephant

A speeding train on the Colombo-Batticaloa railway line has crashed with a wild elephant near Welikanda area last night (09) and the elephant is currently in a critical condition, said Ada Derana reporter. Meena More...

President Receives Persistent Calls To Recall Sri Lankan Ambassador To Qatar A.S.P. Liyanage Over Baggage Controversy

Sri Lankan government has come under continuous pressure to recall Sri Lankan ambassador to Qatar A.S.P. Liyanage after he was seen carrying the bags of the two sons of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at the More...

Mangala’s Circular Banning Vehicle Imports On Permits Backfires: All MPs Have Already Imported Vehicles

Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s recent circular banning importation of vehicles by MPs using their permits has boomeraged on the government with a fresh revalations all MPs in the House have More...

Three Hikers Who Exposed Themselves On Pidurangala Rock Re-remanded By Dambulla Magistrate until Oct 10

The Dambulla Magistrate has re-remanded the three hikers who were arrested for exposing themselves on the Pidurangala rock until October 10. They were arrested under the Police Ordinance and the legislation against More...

Lankan student accused of terror offences in Sydney granted bail

Sri Lankan PhD student Kamer Nizamdeen arrested on an alleged terror plot charges in Australia has been released on bail, his family members stated speaking to Ada Derana. Foreign media reports that, Nizamdeen will More...

President at UNGA: “SL capable of resolving own issues”

President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, earlier today (26), called on the international community to allow Sri Lanka to resolve its issues. It was an implicit More...

World leaders should emulate Nelson Mandela – President

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the world leaders to emulate Nelson Mandela, who showed the correct path by his humanitarian qualities and the love for the people, stated President’s Media Division. Addressing More...

IGP asked to resign?

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has been requested by President Maithripala Sirisena to hand over his resignation letter within two weeks, according to political sources.  More...