A man arrested in connection with a road accident received gunshot injuries while at the Mirigama police station when a police officer’s revolver is alleged to have misfired.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ranjith Kodithuwakku has been transferred as the Head of the Kalutara Division with immediate effect.
A 52-year-old Sri Lankan woman was killed after she was run over by a car while she was crossing the road in Umm Al Quwain.
Sergio Romero inspired Argentina to a 4-2 victory over the Netherlands on penalties and FIFA World Cup™ Final place for the first time in 24 years
Banning Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from holding press conferences workshops and issuing media releases was a chilling blow to civil society and the freedom of assembly and free expression in Sri Lanka, United National Party (UNP) Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday
Feasibility studies for the Colombo-Ratnapura expressway from the Kahathuduwa interchange on the Southern Expressway are being finalised and construction work is expected to begin this year, Ports and Highways Ministry’s Project Minister Nirmala Kothalwala said
External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj tomorrow in New Delhi to review the entire gamut of bilateral relations, sources said.
Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 87 runs in the second one-day international in Kandy on Wednesday to level the three-match series 1-1.
United National Party (UNP) MP PalithaThewarapperuma in an interview with Daily Mirror said the people and the media should view his offer to resign as an indictment on the present system and not attempt to portray him in bad light
The Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons has received more than 380 complaints during its public sittings in Mullaitivu that ended on Tuesday
Two people were injured when a motor- bike was struck by the official vehicle of Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya at Arambekade on the Kandy Kurunegala Road this afternoon.
The United States is concerned by reports that the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense has ordered registered Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups to cease their media engagements and activities
North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara and United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Harin Fernando are reported to have exchanged fisticuffs during the commercial break of a political programme on a private television channel on Tuesday night.
The Civil Society Collective (CSC), a coalition formed by the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) said today the move by the Defence Ministry to ban NGOs from conducting news conferences and workshops was illegal and therefore they would continue their activities ignoring the ban.
Actor Jacqueline Fernandez has sent a bunny-shaped vegan cake with the words "Be Sweet to Bunnies - Ban Animal-Tested Products" written in icing, along with a letter to Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan hoping to urge him to have a heart for animals.
Australia on Wednesday rejected allegations by Sri Lankan refugees returned to the island nation that they were mistreated and said their return sent a strong message to those thinking of following suit
Two suspects were arrested last night with nine kilogrammes of robbed gold worth around Rs.50 million in their possession. It is said to be the largest gold robbery to be detected in Sri Lanka in recent times
Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has characterised Australia’s interdiction and detention of more than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea as ‘‘piracy on the high seas’’.
US President Barack Obama has decided to nominate US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison as the Deputy Representative of the US in the UN Security Council
Brazil's World Cup dream was smashed into oblivion as majestic Germany ran riot to win an extraordinary semi-final 7-1 on Tuesday and send the South American hosts crashing to their worst ever defeat in their 100-year footballing history
Budu Bala Sena (BBS) today said it suspected whether the Aluthgama incident was a scripted drama enacted either by the Government or the Opposition just like the incident which occurred during the concert held in Colombo participated by famous actor Shahrukh Khan despite repeated protests by religious leaders
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