President Maithripala Sirisena has granted presidential pardon to762 inmates detained over minor offences today (18), in view of the Vesak Poya Day. MORE..
18 May 2019 (4:50 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted 38 senior army officers to their next rank in commemoration of National War Heroes Day, which falls on Sunday (May 19). MORE..
18 May 2019 (12:45 AM)
Today (18) marks the milestone of a decade upon eradication of the brutal terrorism that plagued Sri Lanka for nearly 30 years through the humanitarian operations. MORE..
18 May 2019 (2:59 PM)
"We must recollect the teachings of the Buddha to build a society with boundless peace by shunning all attempts to destroy each other for the greed for power", says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:00 AM)
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka s long-running civil war a decade ago, has confirmed he plans to run for the presidency in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that have shattered the country s uneasy peace. MORE..
19 May 2019 (1:14 AM)