Lankan President to act soon on top judge impeachment

Rajapaksa has to ratify the impeachment of Shirani Bandaranayake following yesterday`s approval by parliament of the proceedings with an overwhelming vote.

SL nationalist allies pitch against 13th amendment

The 13A, as it is called, was enacted in 1987 as part of Indian intervention to try and broker a solution to the Tamil demand for political autonomy.

Sri Lanka commissions new hydro power project

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday unveiled a 150-MW hydropower station, funded by the Japan Bank.

Human rights: C`wealth ready to help Lanka?

Rajapaksa`s scheduled speech at the Commonwealth Business Council was cancelled, while he was jeered by Tamil groups protesting against human rights violations.

Tamils have more reasons for joy on Pongal: Lankan Prez

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday greeted the Tamils in the country on Pongal and said the community have reasons for joy after the three decade long war against LTTE in the north and east has ended.