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Court ordered to arrest Ven.Ganasara thero while at Airport
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 03:15.15 AM ]
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera after he failed to appear before the court on a case regarding his alleged participation at an unlawful assembly in front of the Bribery Commission. [More]
Submit proposals on election reforms by Wednesday : President
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 03:11.29 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena ordered to submit report on electoral reforms by Wednesday. [More]
Clash between Karuna : Arun supporters
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 02:38.28 AM ]
Three injured in clash reported between supporters of Vinayagamoorthi Muralydharan, SriLanka Freedom Party deputy leader and Arun Thambimuttu, SriLanka Freedom Party Batticaloa district organizer at 10.30 pm in the Kokkadichcholai prawns farm. [More]
Lalith Weeratunga to be questioned on Northern housing project
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 02:24.04 AM ]
Former Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga ordered to appear before the CID office on 13th of May over spending Rs.16 crore twenty laks to construct houses for war victims in the North and Eastern parts of the island. [More]
Gota provide false London address to purchase MiG helicopters: Interpol
[ Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 02:07.03 AM ]
Interpol Headquarters confirmed that there was no company called Bellimissa Holdings Limited in the United Kingdom. When the MiG deal fell into media spotlight in December 2006, it was highlighted that so-called government-government deal involved payment to a mysterious third party, Bellimissa Holdings, UK. Bellimissa was in fact a ghost company that did not exist in any form in the UK. Even London address it had provided to the Defence Ministry was false. [More]
Kotte Mayor and Opposition leader released on bail
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 04:19.04 PM ]
Sri Jayawardenepura-Kotte Mayor Janaka Ranawaka and Municipal Council Opposition Leader Sugath Appuhami were released on bail when they were produced in the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today. [More]
Body of young woman recovered in Moolai Jaffna
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 03:39.28 PM ] []
Body of young woman recovered 200m away from the Hindu cemetery at Moolai area in Jaffna today. [More]
Heavy mist hits down hill country
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 03:05.11 PM ] []
Roads in the hill country completely covered with heavy mist and drivers are requested to be vigilant on extreme weather condition. Especially motorist travelling in the Hatton- Colombo and Nuwara Eliya- Hatton main roads to be vigilant on this weather condition, police sources said. [More]
No confidence motion against CB governor
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 01:54.03 PM ]
Three cabinet ministers, three state ministers and three deputy ministers are among the 88 members who have signed a no confidence motion against Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran. [More]
Ravi to take legal action against Mahinda
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:43.55 PM ]
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says that a defamation case will be filed against the former President demanding Rs. 2000 million as compensation over an abusive statement he made concerning the Lankaputhra Development Bank at a recent event. [More]
Gotabaya lodged complaint against FCID
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:30.25 PM ]
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa lodged complaint against Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID). [More]
Sajin Vass Summoned To Colombo Fort Court Remanded Until 20th May
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:14.01 PM ]
The UPFA MP, Sajin Vass Gunawardena who was arrested by the CID for the alleged misuse of public vehicles belonging to the Presidential Secretariat Office has been remanded until 20th of May, the police said. [More]
Government Will Not Interfere With the FCID Investigations : Prime Minister
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:48.30 AM ]
The Government assures the independence of the investigations carried out by all the law enforcement agencies in the country, including the Financial Crimes Investigation Division and denies any sort of undue political intervention to the enforcement of law. [More]
Sajin Vass Gunawardena Arrested
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:42.00 AM ]
According to the Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara, the UPFA Member of the Parliament Sajin Vass Gunawardena was arrested a short while ago by the CID on charges of misusing the vehicles belonging to the Presidential Secretariat. [More]
No move to increase the price of fuel: Champika
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:27.41 AM ]
The Power and Energy Ministry says there is no move to increase the price of fuel in the near future nor is there a shortage of fuel. [More]
Price of Land & Vehicles Needs to Displayed
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:07.34 AM ]
The Consumer Affairs Authority yesterday emphasized the need to display the price of properties and vehicles that are up for sale. [More]
I have not stolen from Samurdhi like the Previous Government : Sajith Premadasa
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:01.10 AM ]
Minister of Housing & Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa said a program has been implemented where ownership of the resources of the country are being transferred to the people. [More]
Palali airport tobe upgrade to international standard
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 09:55.27 AM ]
Minister D.M.Suwaminadhan announced necessary steps are been taken to upgrade the Palai airport to international standard. [More]
Karnataka High Court Acquits Jayalalitha in Disproportionate Assets Case
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 09:22.07 AM ]
Jayalalithaa has been acquitted today by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her stage a political comeback and return to the Chief Minister's post. [More]
Johny further remanded
[ Monday, 11 May 2015, 09:16.13 AM ] []
Former Minister of Co-operatives and Internal Trade, Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando was further remanded until May 25 after being produced before Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court this morning (11). [More]
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Lankan female doctor accused of murdering her husband
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 04:54.33 PM ] []
A doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australia's Mid West region will stand trial in November. [More]
Another storm hits down at Basil's family
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 03:20.17 PM ]
Colombo International Container Terminal, Chinese construction firm which obtained permission to construct buildings in the Colombo Port City as deposited Rs.600 million cash to account belongs Pushpa Rajapaksa Foundation. [More]
“I don’t think the former President is ‘mentally retarded’ - Rajitha Senaratne
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 03:11.19 PM ]
Mahinda Rajapaksa will lose his privileges as a former President, if he contests at the next general election, Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne affirmed. [More]
President appreciates former president's service
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 02:49.10 PM ] []
Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena today visits the J.R.Jayawardane center today. [More]
Raviraj M.P. murder : prime suspects Gota and Karannagoda arrests delayed due to AG’s department
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 01:19.53 PM ]
The CID had concluded its investigations into the murder of TNA M.P. Nadaraj Raviraj ,but because of the lethargy and neglect of duty of the high rung officers of the Attorney general’s(AG) department , the arrest of ex defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse and ex Navy commander Vasantha Karannagoda identified as prime suspects had been baulked , according to Lanka e news inside information division. [More]
Another 13 years old girl sexually abused in Jaffna
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 09:34.11 AM ]
Another 13 years old girl sexually abused in the Thambiran estate, J.56 grama seva division, Narandhannai Northwest, Jaffna. [More]
Asgiriya chapter warns minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 09:27.23 AM ]
Opposition leader Nimal Siripala Desilva met Asgiriya Chapter Ven. Sri Dhammananda Aththadassi thero this morning, discuss on religious issues and present political situation of this country. [More]
Never withdraw military personals from North: Rajitha Senaratne
[ Thursday, 28 May 2015, 07:49.17 AM ]
The Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne says never withdraw military personals from North, Sinhala newspaper reports. [More]
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Wigneswaran urges SL State to respect international principle on resettlement
[ Monday, 23 March 2015, 04:45.51 PM ] []
“Unless Grama Sevaka Divisions 244 and 252 are released in full as promised earlier, what has been gingerly granted today would hardly be of any use to the few families now selected to enter their erstwhile denied lands,” Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in his address at Vazhalaay during the visit by SL President, Prime Minister and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga. [More]
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