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A Taxi Cab Falls into the Sea in Unawatuna
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 06:44.08 AM ]
A Taxi Cab, which was traveling towards the Galle from Matara, fell into the sea off the coast of Unawatuna early this morning. [More]
Government follows double stance on arrested - Dilan Perera
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 06:28.42 AM ]
The State Minister Dilan Perera today announced at present government is following double stance on arrest of Yoshitha Rajapaksa. [More]
Arrest Warrants on Two BBS Monks has been Issued by the Fort Magistrate
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 06:28.05 AM ]
The Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage issued arrest warrants on two monks of the Bodu Bala Sena, including National Organizer Vitharandeniye Nanda Thera, for not being present at the Magisterial Inquiry on the alleged assault on a press conference of the Jathika Bala Sena. [More]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa Functioned as the Principal Decision Maker of CSN
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 05:35.30 AM ]
The Police, in a detailed statement explaining circumstances leading to Yoshitha Rajapaksa's arrest, said that there was evidence to suggest that the former President's second son Yoshitha Rajapaksa functioned as the Chairman and the main decision maker of Carlton Sports Network. [More]
SL Naval personals attacks Indian fishermen!
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 05:24.43 AM ]
Lankan Naval personals have carried out firing against Indian fishermen. [More]
Rajapaksa regime secretly funded communal movement
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 04:41.10 AM ]
Government intelligence unit today announced during the time of Rajapaksa regime, the ministry of defence has funded towards racist communal group through their secrete bank account. [More]
Mahinda visits son detained at Welikada prison
[ Monday, 01 February 2016, 03:53.00 AM ] []
Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited his son detained at the Welikada prison last evening. [More]
Remand me instead- Mahinda
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 10:43.26 AM ] []
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa spent time briefly at the main prison today in Colombo visiting his recently remanded son Yoshitha Rajapaksa. [More]
Govt. wants to put all Rajapaksas in jail: Namal Rajapaksa
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 08:47.51 AM ] []
Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa said even if this government put ten Rajapaksas in jail they will not stop talking on behalf the people of this country. [More]
Smuggler arrested with 20.9 Kg of heroin
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 08:27.27 AM ]
A 34-year-old was arrested with 20.9 kg of heroin worth approximately more than Rs.200 million at Madameepagama, Amabalangoda yesterday. [More]
Arrested without proper charges! Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 08:21.53 AM ] []
Former President and Kurunegala District MP, Mahinda Rajapaksa, said the statement made by some ministers had clearly indicated how the Police were going to act in arresting Rajapaksa family members. [More]
UN Human Rights chief Prince Zeid to visit North
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 08:14.47 AM ]
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit the North during his visit to Sri Lanka which begins on Saturday February 6, UN sources said. [More]
Sarath Fonseka to join UNP?
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 07:50.45 AM ]
Democratic Party (DP) Leader Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka is yet to make a final decision on joining the UNP for the coming Local Government Elections, General Secretary of the party Gaya Basnayake said today. [More]
Presidential Commission summons Shiranthi Rajapaksa
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 06:11.35 AM ] []
Shiranthi Rajapaksa, wife of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been summoned to record a statement at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Acts of Fraud and Corruption on Monday. [More]
Homagama incident: Four more arrested
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 05:53.31 AM ]
The Homagama Police arrested another four individuals today for acting in a violent manner outside the Homagama Magistrate Court on January 26. [More]
Sri Lanka to open Consulate General Office in Milan
[ Sunday, 31 January 2016, 04:54.06 AM ]
The Government of Sri Lanka has made arrangements to open a Consulate General Office in Milan, Italy with effect from 01st February 2016, to serve the Country’s large expatriate community there, the Foreign Ministry said in a release. [More]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa remanded by Kaduwela Magistrate
[ Saturday, 30 January 2016, 05:02.55 PM ] []
Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been remanded by the Kaduwela Magistrate. [More]
Rohan Weliwita and Nishantha Ranatunga also arrested
[ Saturday, 30 January 2016, 01:08.35 PM ]
Four persons including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Yoshitha Rajapaksa, CSN chairman Rohan Weliwita and former CEO of the channel Nishantha Ranatunga have been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) today. [More]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa arrested by FCID
[ Saturday, 30 January 2016, 10:06.35 AM ] []
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son, Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa, has been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) and is expected to be produced at the Kaduwela’s Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa questioned by FCID at Navy Headquarters
[ Saturday, 30 January 2016, 08:26.03 AM ]
Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the second son of the Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been summoned to the Sri Lankan Navy Headquarters, where a statement is being recorded from him currently by the Police FCID- Financial Crimes Investigation Division. [More]
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Sri Lankan girl receives temporary visa after Australian Minister intervenes
[ Friday, 12 February 2016, 10:46.44 AM ] []
A Sri Lankan girl who made headlines after being refused a temporary visa because she has Down syndrome will be allowed to live in Australia, after Immigration Minister Peter Dutton intervened in her case. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa opened new Political & Public Relations Office
[ Friday, 12 February 2016, 06:49.26 AM ] []
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa opened a new political and public relations office at Battaramulla today. [More]
Mahinda Fears for the Hybrid Court
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:25.10 PM ]
Mahinda Rajapaksa Fears that Hybrid Court still a possibility following Zeid's visit to Sri Lanka. [More]
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Yoshitha Further remanded till 25th of February
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:38.43 AM ] []
Yoshitha Rajapaksa and 5 other suspects arrested in-connection with the financial allegations reported at the CSN television network produced before the Kaduwela magistrate this morning. [More]
14 LTTE carders refused to undergo rehabilitation programme
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:29.58 AM ] []
14 Former LTTE carders arrested under the criminal act refused to undergo for rehabilitation programme senior lawyer K.V.Thawarasa said to Lankasri news service. [More]
Pillayan has been further remanded
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 08:02.09 AM ] []
The Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, who was arrested in connection with the murder of ex-MP Joseph Pararajasingham, has been further remanded until the 24th of February. [More]
New draft bill on PTA act
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 07:08.12 AM ]
The Sri Lanka Law Commission has formulated an amendment bill for the Prevention of Terrorism Act in a manner suitable to the country's present needs, without causing impediment to ongoing police investigations and while ensuing human rights considerations are met, Naveen Marapana, a commissioner attached to the department said yesterday. [More]
3 Shot dead at Welampitiya
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 04:27.21 AM ]
Three persons were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Wellampitiya area last night, Police said. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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