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Speedy bus hit downs man at road side
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:40.00 AM ] []
Jaffna –Colombo luxury bus collided with lorry parked at the roadside in Vavuniya. One killed on the spot while 8 others injured in the fatal accident. [More]
Prime minister ranil wickremesinghe will leave for switzerland tomorrow
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:34.00 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be making his visit to Davos, Switzerland tomorrow to attend to the WEF-World Economic Forum Annual Meeting - 2016 slated to be held there from the 20th to 23rd January. [More]
Illegal kidney transplants in sri lanka
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:30.23 AM ]
More than Over 30 illegal kiadney transplants were conducted in Sri Lanka. According to the Indian Police, Over 30 illegal kidney transplants have been conducted in Sri Lanka, Indian police said following the investigations into an international kidney transplant racket.     [More]
Mannar court orders for the release of 4 tamilnadu fishermen
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 08:52.09 AM ]
The Mannar Court Ordered for the Release of Four Indian Fishermen from Tamil Nadu. Mannar Court has ordered the release of a group of fishermen from Tamil Nadu who was in jail for poaching in Sri Lankan waters. [More]
Embilipitiya youth death Report submission today to the IGP
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 08:47.33 AM ]
The Interim Report Raises Serious Concerns Over the Conduct Of the Embilipitiya Police. The interim police report on the recent death of a youth in Embilipitiya has been handed over to the IGP-Inspector General of Police today. [More]
Wimal weerawansa is going to contest for the local government election
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 08:04.14 AM ]
The National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa yesterday emphasized that his party will contest the forthcoming Local Government Elections under a new front. [More]
Angelo mathews not appeared before the FCID
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 07:08.29 AM ]
The Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews Summoned before the Police FCID today to record his Statement. But, however, he has not appeared before the FCID. [More]
Committee to seek public opinion on constitutional reform starts obtaining opinions from today
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 06:43.20 AM ]
The Committee On Constitutional Reform Commences its Work from Today. The Committee to seek public opinion on the proposed constitutional reforms will start work from Colombo today. [More]
Women parliamentarians facing sexual harassment at the parliamentary Complex
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 06:16.36 AM ]
While the Female MP's are Facing "Sexual Harassment" Within the Parliamentary Premises, the Main political Parties Fail To Take any Action. [More]
CID Reaches Major Breakthrough in Establishing Wasim Thajudeen's Murder Case
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 05:34.23 AM ]
The CID reached its major breakthrough in establishing Wasim Thajudeen's murder case. The name of a prominent young Parliamentarian has surfaced in connection with the investigation into the death of the Rugby champion player Wasim Thajudeen. [More]
Lankan PM refused to open the Mayillatti fisheries harbor
[ Monday, 18 January 2016, 04:12.31 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe refused to release the fisheries harbor at Mayillatti Lankan Prime Minister visited the Palali army headquarters on Saturday to take part in the defence summit. [More]
Mahinda Speaks of what should be done If Election cannot be held
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 10:22.38 AM ]
Former President and Member of Parliament Mahinda Rajapaksa says that if local government elections are to be postponed, former local government institutions should be reinstated. [More]
Mahinda says not to reunite North- East
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 09:55.42 AM ]
Former President and the current parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa warmly welcomes present government's decision to eradicate the method of executive presidency from this island. [More]
Three Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 08:33.24 AM ]
Sri Lanka Navy says it assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest three Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler poaching in Sri Lankan waters North-West of Karainagar on Saturday (16). [More]
Minister confirms joint opposition members set to cross
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 08:09.03 AM ]
Housing Minister Sajith Premadasa confirmed that some joint opposition members are set to join the Government. [More]
Canada says links with Sri Lanka strong and deep
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 07:42.55 AM ]
The Canadian Government says its links with Sri Lanka, including the people to people links is both strong and deep. [More]
Prime Minister insists will not allow to divide the country
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 07:33.37 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today insisted that the Government will not leave room for anyone to divide the country. [More]
NIE to reduce GCE O/L Examination subjects
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 06:57.24 AM ]
The National Institute of Education has made plans to reduce the number of compulsory subjects students must sit for at the GCE Ordinary Level Examinations. [More]
Preliminary investigations into Sathosa rice fraud completed
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 05:42.07 AM ]
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing large-scale corruption and fraud (PRECIFAC) says that preliminary investigations have been completed regarding alleged fraud during the import of rice by Sathosa under the previous government. [More]
900 000 Goverment Employees use the Mobile Phone for 2 Hours During Working Hours
[ Sunday, 17 January 2016, 05:37.24 AM ]
Government trade union federation states that 60 percent of the government employees use the mobile phone for more than 2 hours per day during working hours. [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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