Customs officials intercepted at least 16 people who tried to smuggle a total of 9.5 kg of gold worth Rs. 3 crore at Chennai airport on Tuesday
We live in a day and age where a particular suicide act might be glamourised in order to attract readers, there might be reports that carry detailed information of how the act was carried out
South Africa today said that international community must allow Sri Lanka to find their own solution to their own problem
A pro-Tamil nationalist Diaspora group on Tuesday slammed a US-sponsored draft resolution at the UNHRC that called for an international probe into Sri Lanka's alleged rights abuses during the war with Tamil rebels.
A callous killer has been jailed for life after police filmed him confessing at the scene and saying: ”I hope she’s dead. I’m happy she die.”
Three youth arrested by the Slave Island Police were produced in Court on charges of having played cricket on Kew Road in a manner that caused obstruction to vehicles travelling on the road
The Pudukudiyiruppu Court today remanded three suspects for allegedly threatening and attempting to assault a father who have consented to his two daughters joining the Sri Lanka Army as recruits
Two armed men who arrived on a motorcycle had robbed jewellery valued at Rs.1 million at a jewellery store on Stanly Thilakarathne Mawatha, Nugegoda this evening, Police said
Amid mounting tension in Crimea in the troubled Ukraine, the Government said yesterday Sri Lankan officials in Moscow were in constant touch with Crimean University authorities on the safety of at least 13 Sri Lankan students studying there
Brushing aside opposition from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and other parties in Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit but did not give him any assurance on which way India will vote on a UNHRC resolution which calls for an international probe, Indian media reported.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that although terrorism is no more in Sri Lankan shores, there is a need to ensure that it would never raise its ugly head again
A broad programme has been formulated by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to create awareness among parents, teachers and students on the use of the Internet and Social Media Websites, such as facebook, twitter, in a manner that will be beneficially to all, CERT|CC Information Security Engineer Roshan Chandragupta said
After a gap of 24 years, the Northern Railway Service was further extended today with the commissioning of the 27.5-kilometre stretch of the Kilinochchi-Palai rail track PICTURES
Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid linked India's engagement with Sri Lanka with the humanitarian and development work India was doing for Tamils in the Northern Province, rebuffing reservations expressed by Dravidian outfits about the bilateral talks that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to have with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today
UNP Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake told Daily Mirror that he would respond to all the allegations levelled at him recently by Colombo Mayor A.J.M Muzammil, when the provincial council elections are over.
The Navy arrested 32 Indian fishermen, who were found poaching within Sri Lanka’s territorial waters last night, Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said. He said the eight fishing boats used by the Indians were also seized
The first draft resolution, calling the Sri Lanka government to conduct an independent and credible investigation into allegations of violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law was circulated during the first day of the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday.
UPFA members of the Southern Provincial Council have surreptitiously taken one million rupees each from an institution coming under the provincial authorities to be used for their political activities in view of the March 29 elections, officials said yesterday
Rs. 85 million belonging to two drug dealers is to be confiscated, following investigations after the arrest of a Liberian national possessing 30 kilogrammes of heroin, police said
India on Monday made it clear that it looks for "much more progress" in the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka while being non-committal on how it will vote at the UN Human Rights Council on a resolution on the country's alleged rights abuses during the war with Tamil Tiger rebels.
UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon has welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay’s report on Sri Lanka
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