A no-confidence motion against the Government regarding drug menace in the country was handed over to the Parliament Secretary by Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga today
The plight of Sri Lankan Tamils found voice in the Lok Sabha today with DMK leader T. R. Baalu urging the government to raise the issue at the upcoming UNHRC meet next month
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Harin Fernando today charged that the Government fearing an anti-government uprising by the people was planning to ban Facebook using as an excuse a few controversial incidents that happened among the youth recently
A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today quashed the Court of Appeal order, which held that the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) decision to impeach the then Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka was null and void
A container carrying a load of Red Sandalwood worth Rs.220 million was detected by the Customs Revenue Task Force at the Orugodawatta Container Yard this morning, Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said
The principal of Sir John Kotalawala College has been transferred temporarily to the Kurunegala Zonal Education office under the approval of North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara today, North Western Province education Ministry secretary said
Showers will be expected during the next 24 hours in the Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Hambantota district, the Meteorology Department said
Twenty two shops were completely destroyed after a fire broke out in a tyre shop in Pundaluoya town yesterday, police said. Police said the fire was occurred in the tyre shop at first and spread to other shops nearby
Cricketing legend and spin bowling wizard Muttiah Muralitharan who is part of a movement to promote national unity said yesterday if the communities in the country desired a Sri Lankan identity and live as one nation devoid of mistrust they must bridge the language gap
Sri Lanka today said it respects the Indian Supreme Court's ruling that barred Tamil Nadu from freeing seven persons, including two Sri Lankan nationals, convicted for the 1991 assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. "Whatever our private views may be we have to respect the judicial process.
Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today observed the presence of a prima facie case against MP Duminda Silva and 12 others in the killing of presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and four others and causing grievous injuries to his bodyguard
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian and well-known economist Harsha de Silva today accused the government of having sold a sea area of 576 acres near the Colombo Port to Chinese Company, which was debarred by the World Bank for corrupt practices
United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidate Hirunika Premachandra, who is contesting the elections to the Western Provincial Council, today asked people not to vote for beauty
In the light of several suicides in recent times, Police have advised students and others to exercise caution and self-restraint when accessing the Facebook and uploading photographs to the social media network
The best way to take revenge from the killing of the former Presidential adviser Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra is to place Hirunika Premachandra among the top in the upcoming Provincial Council Elections, the Deputy Minister of Buddha Sasana said.
Under the Strategic Cities Development Project the government was planning to build a three kilometer tunnel in the Kandy city to ease the prevailing traffic congestion, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said today ►►►
Britain said that it noted the continuing challenges including finding a durable solution for the remaining IDPs in Sri Lanka and the problems faced by single women and women heads of households, including from sexual violence
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the release of convicts by the Tamil Nadu government in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Three Police officers attached to the Minuwangoda Police station were suspended pending an inquiry on the death of woman who had intervened to stop her son being allegedly assaulted by these police officers, Police headquarters said.
The Union government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's move to free the killers of Rajiv Gandhi
A 16-year-old student studying at the Sewanapitiya School in Welikanda was arrested today for having allegedly assaulted the School Principal this morning
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