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Ranjan Ramanayake remanded

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- UNP MP ranjan Ramanayake, who was arrested yesterday, following the recordings of controversial telephone conversations, was remanded till January 29. He was produced before Nug... Read More


Cabinet approves drafting 'National Intelligence Act' Bill

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Cabinet of Ministers has approved drafting of a new Bill titled 'National Intelligence Act' to regulate and empower all intelligence services, Co-cabinet Spokesman, Informati... Read More


Ranjan arrested

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The Police' Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) yesterday arrested film star-politician and former Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake following weeks of controversy and uproar over the ... Read More


Work together to strengthen peace, harmony - President

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- I am extremely happy to join with the Sri Lankan Tamil brethren to celebrate the Thai Pongal festival that is being observed with festivities by all Tamils across the world. On t... Read More


Thai Pongal signifies a new and prosperous beginning - PM

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Sri Lanka is a nation of diverse nationalities coexisting peacefully. Each of those nationalities have their own, unique cultural celebrations that add colour and vibrancy to the... Read More


Russia to support Sri Lanka in counter terrorism

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Visiting Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov yesterday extended the Russian Government's support to Sri Lanka to identify and hold accountable the masterminds of the E... Read More


Sri Lanka working for economic independence

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Sri Lanka is a small country. Fortunately or not, it is geographically placed in a most strategic location. As a result, the country has to face many political challenges. The on... Read More


LTTE remains on EU terror list

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The European Union has maintained the LTTE as a banned terrorist organization. The Council yesterday renewed the EU terrorist list, which sets out persons, groups and entities s... Read More


Ranjan's party membership suspended - Akila

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- The UNP yesterday announced that the party has taken a decision to suspend Gampaha district Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake's party membership temporarily. UNP General Secretar... Read More


President affirms strong ties with US

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday told visiting American diplomat Alice Wells that when it came to future actions relating to the Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) Agre... Read More