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Tiran Alles petition will be taken up by supreme court tomorrow
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 08:58.43 AM ]
The Fundamental Rights Violation petition filed by Director General of Divineguma Kithsiri Ranawake, Area Co-coordinator of Divineguma Bandula Chandrasiri, and parliamentarian Tiran Alles will be called before the Supreme Court at 10.00 a.m. tomorrow. [More]
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Gnanasara Thero Arrested
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 07:11.15 AM ]
The Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera has been arrested after he produced himself at the Cinnamon Gardens Police. [More]
Deputy Minister of Justice visits Canada
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 05:00.26 AM ]
The Deputy Minister of Justice Sujeewa Senasinghe visits Canada to attend the Commonwealth Summit at Ottawa town, Canada. [More]
Mahinda's former ministers hold secret talks with Ranil
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 04:55.57 AM ]
SriLanka Freedom Party ministers who raises voice for Mahinda in day night currently hold secrete discussions with Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. [More]
GTF hold talks with the South African Government on Sri Lanka
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 04:19.41 AM ] []
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) had talks today with the South African Government on Sri Lanka. [More]
Head of state visits house of soldier took part in the second world war
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 04:08.15 AM ] []
Head of State visits his old friend and the military person took part in the Second World War Somawardene Weerasinghe at Polonaruwa yesterday. [More]
Judge Eva Wanasundera reigns from Basil's FR hearing petition
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 04:03.31 AM ]
High Court judge Eva Wanasundera decided not to participate in the hearing on fundamental rights violation petition filed by the former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa. [More]
Complaint lodged against CB governor at IMF
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 03:55.40 AM ]
Group of United Peoples Freedom Alliance parliamentarians have lodged complaint against Central Bank Governor at the International Monitoring Fund (IMF) yesterday. [More]
Body of American pilot recovered in Colombo
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 03:49.04 AM ]
SriLankan police currently hold inquiries on body of American pilot recovered from five star hotel in Colombo on last Thursday. [More]
2 Lankans arrested in Malaysia
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 03:42.30 AM ]
Two Sri Lankans have been arrested in Malaysia after the police shut down a drug lab producing heroin. [More]
Sword attack against two women
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 03:28.53 AM ] []
Group of three youth have carried out sword attack against two women at the Iyangeni police division at Eravu Batticaloa 3.30 pm yesterday. [More]
Gotabaya attacked the private media institution: Ranjan Ramanayake
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 03:36.55 PM ]
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
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 03:24.56 PM ]
Puttalam police carries out search operation to arrest military person abduct and sexually abuse 13 years old schoolgirl from Puttalam- Kurunegala main road. [More]
Mahalingam Sivakumar not a Swiss national : Swiss embassy
[ Monday, 25 May 2015, 03:17.37 PM ]
Swiss embassy in Colombo announced Mahalingam Sivakumar alias Swiss Kumar is not Swiss nation. [More]
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]
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Social activist shot dead in Mandoor
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 02:39.57 PM ] []
Social activist shot dead at Mandoor , Batticaloa this morning. [More]
President met Vidhya's family members
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 12:39.08 PM ] []
Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena expressed his deepest condolence to mother and brother of Vidhya brutally raped and murdered in Kayts at Northern Governors office today. [More]
Gotabaya to contest in Ratmalane electorate
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 10:01.00 AM ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to contest in the Ratmalane electorate in the upcoming general election and Defence Secretary has hold special discussion on this matter last evening, sources said. [More]
Lankan : British Prime Ministers to hold discussion
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 09:47.28 AM ] []
Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe extends his wishes to British Prime Minister David Cameron recently achieved victory in the general election. [More]
Film on Issaipriya banned in India
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 09:26.33 AM ] []
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in India has refused to certify ‘Porkalathil Oru Poo,’ a film based on real life story of television journalist, Isaipriya, who was allegedly killed in captivity by the Sri Lankan armed forces in the final stages of the civil war in 2009, on the grounds that the film could strain friendly relations with foreign States. [More]
We cannot allow the army to rule northern province : C.V.Wigneswaran
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 08:28.39 AM ]
The Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council, Mr. C. V. Wigneswaran said he cannot accept to allow the Army, which had committed war crimes to rule in the province. [More]
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President visits Jaffna , Promised to take legal action against all suspects
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 07:59.07 AM ] []
President Maithiripala Sirisena pays sudden visit to Jaffna to hold discussion on tense situation reported in Jaffna peninsula after death on schoolgirl at Kayts. [More]
If Mahinda Returns Back, he Will Legalise the Rape : Ranil Wickremesinghe
[ Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 07:49.27 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday announced that if former President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to power he would alter the Constitution to allow women to be raped and sexually abused. [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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