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UFO spotted, possible drone activity: Dr. Chandana Jayaratne

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:09

The Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) that hovered in the skies and spotted in several areas of the country on Saturday night could be a drone activity, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colombo, Dr. Chandana Jayaratne said. Speaking to Daily Mir..

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Liberty Roundabout blocked

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 18:33
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Cartoon of the day

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 05:04
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CB bond issue: SPC to complete probe in 3 months

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 23:20
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The Special Presidential Commission appointed to probe the controversial bond issue will complete investigations in thre...


Speaker must handle the penalising of wrongdoers: JVP

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 22:52
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya should take charge of penalizing those found guilty of the Central Bank bond issue, Chief Opposi...


If guilty PT assets will be taken over: Amaraweera

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 21:45
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The assets of Perpetual Treasuries (PT) will be acquired by the Government if it was found guilty by the Special Preside...


UNP welcomes SPC to probe bond issue: Kabir

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 20:44
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The UNP today said it welcomed the appointment of a Special Presidential Commission (SPC) to investigate the bond issue....


Tharanga to Captain ODI against South Africa

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 19:39
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Upul Tharanga has been chosen to Captain Sri Lanka’s five ODI matches against South Africa starting in Port Elizab...


Prevent Mahendran from interfering in State affairs: JO to Prez

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 19:20
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President Maithripala Sirisena should stop former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran from interfering in State decis...


UL crew crawls through barbed wire at Madurai airport

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 18:07
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A video footage showing crew members of a SriLankan Airlines flight from Madurai to Colombo crawling through the barbed ...


Assault on undergrad: Eight remanded

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 17:18
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The eight undergraduates of the Peradeniya University, who had allegedly assaulted a first year student, were arrested t...


Mahendran not an advisor: Finance Ministry

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 15:59
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The Finance Ministry today denied reports that former Central Bank governor Arjun Mahendran currently acts as an advisor...


SL asylum seeker charged with rape in Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 15:10
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A 31-year-old Sri Lankan asylum seeker held at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea has been charged wi...


Uniforms, IDs compulsory for bus crew from Feb.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 15:08
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Uniforms and Identity Cards would be compulsory from February 1 for bus crews, Transport Commission (NTC) Chairman Engr....


India, Pakistan, SA to play for Independence Cup in SL

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 14:27
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Arch rivals India and Pakistan will play alongside Sri Lanka and South Africa in a four-nation Independence Cup in Sri L...


Student who refused to play rugger beaten

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 13:58
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A rugby coach and four students from a school in Dematagoda were arrested for beating a 14-year-old student of the same ...


Raviraj murder trial: Court reinstates appeal

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 13:10
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The Court of Appeal bench, which dismissed the appeal against the judgment of TNA Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj&rsqu...


Piyankara Jayaratne sits in Opposition

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 12:15
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State Minister Priyankara Jayaratne who resigned from his post recently sat in the Opposition in Parliament today. ...


Wimal re-remanded

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:07
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Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa and an ex- DGM who were arrested by the FCID on charges of misusing 40 state vehicles b...


I Feel the heat more as captain: Mathews

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:37
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In 2014, a few months after he guided Sri Lanka to their maiden Test win against England, Angelo Mathews was named capta...


Gemunu requests Rs. 5,000 for begging and selling in buses

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:07
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Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association (LPBOA) President Gemunu Wijeratne yesterday said he had requested the Finance...


CB Bond Scam: Debate today on COPE report: Speaker

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 08:28
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said the COPE report on the CB bond scam would be taken up for debate today as scheduled and the...


Muslim boy ordained at Dimbulagala

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:06
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For the first time in the history of the Dimbulagala Forest Monastery, a seven-year-old Muslim boy has been ordained, sa...


PM meets President

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 06:19
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday, informed sources said y...


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