The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested two Parliament employees over the alleged Rs. 11 million-fraud at the Parliament Employees’ Thrift Society
A local court today extended till March 6 the remand of 25 Sri Lankan fishermen arrested recently by the Indian Coast Guard
US company is planning to build an 'Outernet' - a global network of cube satellites broadcasting Internet data to all the people on the planet - for free
The Department of Census and Statistics has begun the pre-processing of data of the island wide census to assess the human and property damages that occurred during the nearly three-decade long war
SriLankan Airlines extends its network in the Austral-Asian Region adding seven new codeshare destinations in Australia, Vietnam and Malaysia, expanding a long-standing partnership with Malaysia Airlines, the airline sai
A group of Sri Lankan Tamils in a special camp within the Central Prison campus in Tamil Nadu locked up the inner gate with three Nigerian officials inside on Tuesday.
A high-octane drama unfolded at the international airport in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala on Tuesday when Customs and Central Excise enforcers forced a Sri Lankan Airlines plane, bound for Colombo, to land 20 minutes after it became airborne and arrested three passengers on board on the charge of attempting to smuggle red sanders, a fragrant wood, concealed in their check-in baggage.
At least eight people had been injured following a head on collision of a private bus and an navy truck in the Mirisgoniya Junction at Dambulla this morning, the Police said
Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said concrete steps would be taken to solve the Tamil Nadu fishermen issue and the Sri Lankan Tamils issue within three months of the NDA forming the government at the Centre
A 73-year-old British national was arrested by the Alawathugoda Police yesterday for overstaying his visa and violating immigration laws, the Police said
Puttalam Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake reprimanded the police when a suspect who stood charged with a traffic offence successfully cross-examined the police and defended himself
Five T-56 weapons and several other weapons were recovered by the army at the third mile post in Murugapuri in Trincomalee this evening, Media Spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya said
Banning of social media network Facebook, is impracticable as modern technology needs to be used, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said at an event held at Keragala Pathmawathie Pirivena on Monday. ►►►
The skeletal remains of 80 bodies had been unearthed from a mass grave at Thiruketheeswaram in Mannar during the excavation work carried out so far, the Police said
United National Party (UNP) in a statement said today that Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana was playing politics by making statements favorable to the ruling UPFA
The Colombo Fort Magistrate has decided to use Skype technology to record evidence from a witness in Italy regarding a theft of US$700 belonging to an Italian woman while she was staying at a hotel in Colombo.
The AIADMK's poll manifesto released by its general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Tuesday has proposed to hold ‘a referendum amongst Tamils in Sri Lanka and displaced Sri Lankan Tamils across the world for formation of a separate Eelam,’ the Zee News agency reported.’
An honorary consulate of Sri Lanka will be opened in the Kerala capital on Wednesday by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) affiliated Socialist Youth Union (SYU) said Facebook should not be banned or restricted as it could not be blamed for the recent suicides.
The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said
Sanjeweewa Samarasinghe, the media coordinator of former Army Commander and the leader of Democratic Party Sarath Fonseka said he had decided to quit his post and party membership because of Democratic Party leader’s plan to withdraw from the Provincial Council elections
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