The multi-ethnic and multi-religious region of Digana, Pallekelle and Balagolla in the Kandy district is a tinder-box with simmering ethnic tensions ready to explode into racial riots,
President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a message on the Birth anniversary of Prophet Mohamed, has said it is indeed an occasion to reflect on the teachings of the Prophet that helped immensely to make the world better.
On this occasion, as Muslims around the world celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad, I wish them all success in building the righteous society he sought, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in a message for Milad Un Nabi which falls on the 10th Nov.
The Shrine of our Lady of Madhu, a historic Roman Catholic church in Mannar was declared as a sacred area by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday
Speaking in Colombo today he said that the clergy is present at all events, meetings and announcements “seated on the stage like Flower-pots.”
President Maithripala Sirisena attended the World Annual Bohra Conference today (04) which is currently underway at the Bohra Mosque in Bambalapitiya, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
Women’s activists are angry and exasperated by police detaining women wearing sarees or dresses with the images of Hindu Deities on them.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (29) for a three-day visit, according to the Church of Ceylon.
Muslim women's rights activists say that although the Cabinet approval given to reform the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) is a positive sign for Muslim women, that alone does not address the issues faced by them.
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe is promising government financial assistance to develop all religious places of worship.