Students already transferred from one national school to another school for Advance Level will not be affected by the circular canceling such transfers, Minister Bandula Gunawardane said.
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka is most likely to be released from jail next Saturday – on the day of the third year anniversary of the war victory against LTTE separatists, the Daily Mirror learns
Police have found a charred of a 28 year old youth in a car on Park road, Narahenpita early today, police spokesman SP Ajith Rohana said UPDATE
The suspect who had been in remand custody for more than 6 years in connection with the assassination attempt of Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka in a suicide bomb blast at the Army Headquarters in 2006 was yesterday further remanded till May 30 by a Colombo Court
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka’s wife Anoma said yesterday she had not been notified by anyone of her husband’s impending release despite reports to that effect
A bomb has been hurled at the residence of Marawila Additional District Judge and Magistrate Chandana Kalansuriya at Marawila a short while ago. No casualties reported, police said
Giving evidence in the case filed against Dhanuna Tillekeratne’s grandmother, a domestic aide who had been employed at her home told Court that Mrs. Tillekeratne (grandmother) had not been at her residence when Dhanuna Tillekeratne arrived there on February, 2010
Two woman police constables and a home guard were interdicted for their alleged involvement in a fraud in the Matale Police Headquarters. They are alleged to have misappropriated the reward fund
The Indian State government yesterday announced some more welfare measures for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in camps.
Twenty-three police officers- including three SSPs, four SPs and four ASPs were transferred with immediate effect based on service requirements, the Police Headquarters announced.
The man who allegedly purchased the ship-Sun Sea-that carried 492 Tamils to Canada has been charged with illegally organizing its entry, as has another person who was onboard the rickety craft.
The parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has in its inquiries found that two politically influential mill owners in the Polonnaruwa district have defaulted on the repayment of loans amounting to Rs.300 million borrowed from a state bank, it is learnt.
The United National Party (UNP) said today there were questions whether the Government was genuine about Monday’s bilateral talks with the UNP though there was the possibility of a broad dialogue with all opposition political parties to resolve the national issue.
A liquid petroleum gas pipeline explosion at a crab packing factory in Dankotuwa this morning left 18 workers suffering from respiratory problems and requiring hospital treatment, police said. They said except for one all the others are women.
The Meteorological Department today warned that heavy showers will be expected in the coming weeks with the Southwest monsoon condition becoming active over Sri Lanka.
A group of international cricket players, including Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya say they are still waiting to get paid after participating in a marquee event in Toronto this past weekend.
The Sri Lanka police department has introduced a facility to obtain a copy of the original police entry instantly, Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said
Jailed former Army Commander of Sri Lanka Sarath Fonseka, who led the Eelam war IV against the Tamil Tigers and helped win it, is set to be released shortly
Amid the death of an Indian worker at a Gampaha steel factory, immigration and emigration authorities are asking people to help trace foreigners working in Sri Lanka without valid work permits, officials said yesterday.
Five French Nationals on a Habarana Elephant Safari were admitted to the Habarana Hospital after falling from the elephant they were riding. A hospital spokesman said four of them left the hospital as they had minor injuries while another was still getting treatment as his condition was serious.
A watcher of a house at Bulugahagoda in Ganemulla was found dead at the gate of the house. Ganemulla Police conducting inquiries into the incident said the victim Kanthan Ganeshan (50) had his neck accidentally stuck in the remote controlled gate. Pictures
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