Mahinda as PM of interim Govt

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is likely to appoint an interim Government today until the next general election which is due next year, political sources disclosed last evening. F... Read More

Pakistan PM phones President, extends invitation

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has telephoned President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to felicitate him on his election as the seventh President of Sri Lanka. The Pakistan High Commis... Read More

Prez poll: 33 candidates forfeit deposit

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- A special feature of the just concluded Presidential election was that 33 out of the total 35 candidates who contested had forfeited their election deposits. This is by failing ... Read More

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was accorded a guard of honour when he assumed duties at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo Fort yesterday. Former President Maithripala Sirisen... Read More

Colombo air pollution down to moderate levels

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- In terms of air quality, the World Air Quality Index ranks Sri Lanka 56th of 100 countries according to the real-time data as at yesterday. As at 11am yesterday, Colombo's air p... Read More

Homage to Maha Seya Crest Gem

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa paying respects to the Crest Gem to be replaced on the Ruwanweli Maha Seya at the BMICH. This Crest Gem is on display for public veneration at... Read More


Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assuming duties at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Daily News Sri Lanka.... Read More

A new chapter in the China-Sri Lanka partnership - Xi

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping while congratulating President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his assumption of duties yesterday, stressed the importance of further developing bilateral rela... Read More

Navy hands over vessel to Coast Guard

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The Sri Lanka Navy handed over CG410 to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard during a brief function organised along with the launching of a craft at the dockyard slipway, Trincomalee on Su... Read More

European Aviation Safety Agency extends Part 145 certification

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended an important certification of SriLankan Engineering, the aircraft Maintenance-Repair-Overhaul (MRO) arm of SriLankan Airli... Read More