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Mahinda's Security Officers Investigated
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 06:33.08 AM ]
Three Security Officers Of Mahinda Rajapaksa, Including Captain Tissa, Investigated For Money Laundering. [More]
Jayantha Jayasuriya Takes Oaths As Attorney General
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 05:53.26 AM ]
The President's Counsel Jayantha Jayasuriya took oaths as the new Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago. [More]
3 Flights driven to Mattala
[ Thursday, 11 February 2016, 03:44.21 AM ]
Three Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) bound flights-two SriLankan, one Fly Dubai- were diverted to the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) this morning due to heavy mist in the Katunayake area. [More]
Sarath Fonseka & Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa Opponents on the Same Side
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:04.52 AM ]
The Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was looking at the other way as the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka had a discussion in the Parliament yesterday. [More]
Arguments between C.V. Wigneswaran & C.V.K. Sivagnanam
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:01.56 AM ]
The Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran Clashes With the Northern Provincial Council Chairman C.V.K. Sivagnanam. A tense situation erupted in the Northern Provincial Council yesterday, following a verbal clash between the Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran and the Chairman C.V.K. Sivagnanam. [More]
Special Task Force & Police Deployed at Homagama Magistrate's Court
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:55.08 AM ]
The Special Security arrangements have been made at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court. The Police and the Special Task Force is deployed at Homagama Magistrate’s Court as Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara is to be produced before the court for allegedly threatening missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda’s wife. [More]
15 Years old boy murdered at Ratnapura
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 09:30.48 AM ]
15 Years old boy sexually abused and killed at Galhinna area in Ratnapura police division. [More]
EU delegates met Defence Secretary
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 08:36.40 AM ] []
An EU Parliamentary delegation, led by Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Friends of Sri Lanka Group Geoffrey Van Orden, and including MEP Morten Messerschmidt, met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the ministry premises on Tuesday (February 9th). [More]
Two deported Sri Lankans arrested
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 07:30.18 AM ]
According to the Police reports, Two Sri Lankans Deported from Australia were Arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport by the Crime Investigation Division this morning. [More]
Australian national drowned at Hikkaduwa
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:44.28 AM ]
An Australian tourist drowned while bathing in Hikkaduwa last evening, police said. [More]
Disappeared personals are LTTE carders: Gotabaya
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:41.56 AM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today announced all disappeared personals are LTTE carders and they were killed while at the battle field. [More]
Two Indian nationals arrested
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 06:35.55 AM ]
Two Indian nationals were arrested while at Udapussallawa area. [More]
Interim Injunction Order Against Ban on Full Face Helmets Extended Again
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 05:56.15 AM ]
The Appeals Court extended the Interim Injunction order against the ban on 'full face helmets' till the 5th of May. [More]
CCTV Cameras to be Installed at Seenigama Devalaya
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 05:35.40 AM ] []
The Buddhist Affairs Department has taken steps to install the Seenigama Devalaya with CCTV cameras. [More]
The 'Joint Opposition' Obstructs the Parliament just to protect one Family: Chandrani Bandara
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 05:18.49 AM ]
The Minister of Women and Child Affairs Chandrani Bandara slammed the 'Joint Opposition' last evening for 'screaming' to defend just one family in particular. [More]
The US Proposes to Offer 31 Million Dollars Aid to Sri Lanka
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 05:11.56 AM ]
The US government has proposed a $31 million (Rs 210.49 crore) financial aid to Sri Lanka to encourage reconciliation efforts and support anti-corruption activities as the Island nation is undertaking major reforms after the historic political transition. [More]
UN Rights Chief says Justice system politicized and unreliable, Says PM's remarks on disappeared has created distress
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 01:56.48 PM ]
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, concluding his four day visit to Sri Lanka, said the Prime Minister’s recent statements that nearly all the disappeared persons are dead has created great distress among their families. He urged the government to quickly find a formula to charge or release the remaining security-related detainees. [More]
Electricity board workers engage in protest
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 09:50.59 AM ] []
Temporary Workers attached to the Ceylon Electricity board currently engage in strike on demanding to grant permanent appointments. [More]
IGP Ordered To Pay Compensation To Commuter Attacked By Police
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 08:44.12 AM ] []
The Colombo District Court ordered Inspector General of Police to pay a compensation of Rs. 50,000 to Duminda Hapuarachchi, a commuter who was attacked by the police in a Fort Railway Workers strike. [More]
Sarath Fonseka Takes Oaths As the Member Of the Parliament
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 08:34.29 AM ]
The Democratic Party leader Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka took oaths as a Member of Parliamentarian before the Speaker at the Parliament a short while ago. [More]
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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]
We own clear evident on Ekneligoda murder: CID
[ Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 03:39.48 AM ]
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday told the Homagama Magistrate that they have received evidence that journalist Pradeep Ekneligoda has been killed in Akkaraipattu. [More]
UNHRC Commissioner met Ranil
[ Tuesday, 09 February 2016, 07:07.28 AM ] []
UNHRC Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Husseine schedule to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday. [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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