Important News
15 Member CID team visits Jaffna
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:47.37 AM ]
15 Member CID team visits Jaffna to hold brief investigation on attack against Jaffna court compound. [More]
Important News
Mahalingam Sivakumar not a Swiss national - Swiss embassy
[ 2015-05-25 15:17:37 ]
Swiss embassy in Colombo announced Mahalingam Sivakumar alias Swiss Kumar is not Swiss nation. He was arrested over raping and killing schoolgirl at Kayts. [More]
Lankan sentenced in Britain
[ 2015-05-25 05:23:35 ]
SriLankan national sentenced for 4 years for killing British woman in the road collision. [More]
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Gotabaya attacked the private media institution: Ranjan Ramanayake
[ 2015-05-25 15:36:55 ]
The Deputy Minister of Social Services and Livestock Ranjan Ramanayake today announced former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa attacked and burnt the private media institution. [More]
Police search on military person sexually abuse underage girl
[ 2015-05-25 15:24:56 ]
Puttalam police carries out search operation to arrest military person abduct and sexually abuse 13 years old schoolgirl from Puttalam- Kurunegala main road. [More]
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UK visa applicant from Jaffna nabbed
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:59.05 PM ]
A 30-year old man from the Jaffna area was arrested for using deception in his UK visit visa application, the British High Commission in Colombo said today. [More]
Suspects arrested over printing counterfeit notes arrested
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:30.55 PM ]
Colombo Crime Investigation Division officials today arrested suspects printing Indian counterfeit notes. [More]
I own more rights in the SLFP : Chandrika
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:23.07 PM ]
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga says comparing with others she owns more rights in the SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
5 Killed in Maradana fire
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:11.53 PM ] []
Five killed in fire broken out in the bakery close to Elphinstone theatre at Maradana. [More]
Director General of Customs resign
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:56.40 AM ]
Jagath P Wijeyaweera , Director General of Customs Department resigns from his position today and handed over his letter of resignation towards secretary to the ministry. [More]
FCID should be dissolved : Anuruddha polgampola
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:27.29 AM ]
The alternative group of the JVP says that the Police Financial Crime Investigation Division, the FCID, should be dissolved with immediate effect. [More]
Candlelight vigil for Vidhya at Colombo
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:09.34 AM ] []
Sri Lanka government ministers joined by religious leaders and hundreds of people held a candlelight vigil in Colombo on Sunday in memory of a school girl who was brutally raped and killed in Punguduthivu, Jaffna. [More]
Kalmunai students demands justice to Vidhya
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 10:53.39 AM ] []
School students at Kalmunai education division currently stages protest on demanding to grant justice to murdered schoolgirl at Kayts. [More]
Johnston Fernando further remanded
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 08:18.50 AM ]
Former Minister Johnston Fernando produced before the Kurunegala magistrate this morning and court ordered to remand former minister till June 8. [More]
Indian nationals also arrested over Jaffna court complex
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 08:14.48 AM ]
Three Indian nationals were also among suspects arrested over attacking Jaffna court complex during the protest staged on demanding justice to Kayts girl Vidhya. [More]
Temples are best place to speak on nation : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 08:00.27 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says Temples are the best place to speak about this nation. [More]
Charge sheet filed against Lalith Weerathunga
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:37.21 AM ]
Charge sheet filed against former presidential secretariat Lalith Weerathunga over Rs.620 million financial allegations, Attorney General Department sources said. [More]
Charge sheet filed against all corrupters in the High Court
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:23.51 AM ]
Financial Crime Investigation Division officials decided to file charge sheet in the High Court against former ministers and other civil servants accused over financial corruption activities. [More]
TNA suspects hidden hand in Jaffna violence
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 06:02.22 AM ]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today raised suspicion of a hidden hand in the violence which erupted in Jaffna last week. [More]
7 UNP members to cross over to opposition
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:56.49 AM ]
Former Minister T.B.Ekanayake says 7 United National Party members are willing to join with opposition. [More]
Story of Lankan refugees win award at Cannes Film Festival
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 05:33.29 AM ] []
A Sri Lankan novelist and former child soldier stars in “Dheepan”, a French thriller which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. [More]
Never allow migrated community to establish Tamil Eelam : President
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 04:25.52 AM ]
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that he always work to safeguard the respect of military personals and never allow upraising terrorism in this region. [More]
CB governor before COPE
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 12:16.40 PM ]
An 11 member subcommittee of MPs has been appointed to inquire into irregularities in the treasury bond issue by the Central Bank, said COPE chairman Dew Gunasekara. [More]
UPFA to protest if highway is not extended
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 12:04.47 PM ]
The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) today warned that it will stage street protests if the Colombo - Matara highway is not extended to Beliatta. [More]
President warns SLFP members not to disband the party
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 11:25.47 AM ]
Presiding over the Monaragala District Sri Lanka Freedom Party Convention held Saturday (23rd) at the Library Auditorium in Monaragala, the President declared that he is meticulously discharging his obligations on behalf of the country and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. [More]
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Namal to be summoned to CID!
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 07:49.41 AM ]
The CID is investigating a payment of Rs. 05 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ‘Tharunyata Hetak’, headed by MP Namal Rajapaksa. [More]
MR gearing up for another Black July?
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:20.41 AM ]
The pro-Mahinda groups within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party are planning to recreate bloody ethnic tensions between the Sinhala and Tamil masses in July, the newspaper reports citing reliable political sources. [More]
Vasu says word he used was unintentional
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 06:04.20 AM ]
Member of parliament and veteran left-wing politician Vasudeva Nanayakkara says the use of foul language by him in parliament last week was unintentional. [More]
CID in Jaffna for full probe on protests
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 05:39.04 AM ]
A 15-strong group of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives arrived in Jaffna last night to conduct an urgent probe into a string of incidents that culminated in Wednesday’s attack on the Magistrate’s Court. [More]
Arjuna tells Mahinda not to provoke chauvinism
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:52.39 AM ]
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga requests former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his supporters not to commit the sin of provoking chauvinism by creating a terror of war in order to gain power. [More]
Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo : Rosy
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 04:35.17 AM ]
State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the incident where an 18-year-old girl was raped and killed at Punguditivu in Jaffna recently. [More]
AG seeks SC advice on stay order
[ Sunday, 24 May 2015, 03:33.05 AM ]
The Attorney General (AG) will seek clarification from the Supreme Court on the scope of the interim order issued by the court preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. [More]
Harin Fernando says,"The Recent Resignation of 4 SLFP Ministers is a “planned game”
[ Saturday, 23 May 2015, 01:02.15 PM ]
Uva Province Chief Minister Harin Fernando says that the recent resignation of four SLFP Ministers was a “planned game” and that he expects more will follow suit. [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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