Major traffic jam is reported around Town Hall due to a protest march of the University non Academics.
G.G Amarasiri alias “JulampitiyeAmare” who is accused by the JVP of having committed the murders in Katuwana, Hambanthota was further remanded till the 11th of July by the Tangalle High court a shot while ago.
The Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon will visit the island before the end of this month, the Indian High Commission in Colombo confirmed. However the Sri Lankan Ministry of External Affairs has yet to receive an official communication of his visit.
India will play five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 game against Sri Lanka during a three-week tour starting next month, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Wednesday.
Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn has said that Luxembourg authorities have already taken serious note of the activities of groups such as the LTTE and that they would keep a watchful eye for any such activity.
Fishing restrictions in the Outer-harbour sea area in Trincomalee have been lifted with effect from today, Eastern Province Governor Mohan Wijewickrema said.
A 36 year old woman was killed and her husband injured early morning today in Madirigiriya when a hand grenade was thrown at their house, police said.
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said that it would protest if Sri Lanka deported registered asylum seekers and refugees living within its territory.
United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said there was a conspiracy against Minister Basil Rajapaksa from within the government itself
Pakistan's top court has disqualified Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from holding office, two months after convicting him of contempt of court
Parliament was suspended for five minutes by the Speaker a short while ago due to the uproar in the house after the Speaker ordered a statement to be made by JVP MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake on the killing of two JVP supporters in Katuwana be put on hold
“Julampitiye Amare” the underworld figure who was accused of the shootings in Katuwana had surrendered to the Tangalle High Court a short while ago, the Police said. Police spokesman SP Ajith Rohana said that the notorious figure had surrendered to the high court for offences committed before and not for
The UNP said today that the country needs a united opposition to take on “this corrupt and dictatorial regime”.
Prices of nineteen varieties of infant milk food will be reduced from midnight today as the government has decided to impose a price control for infant milk food; Minister of Internal Trade Johnston Fernando said a short while ago.
Lawyers of MP Duminda Silva has informed the Colombo Magistrate Court today that CID officials would be able to record a statement from Mr. Silva by next month.
Award-winning cinematographer Suminda Weerasinghe passed away in Anuradhapura early today. Film sources said the veteran cinematographer was working on the newest movie 'Siri Dalada Gamanaya' in Anuradhapura when he breathed his last.
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets in the fifth and final one-day international in Colombo on Monday to clinch the series 3-1
The Buttala police today arrested four AL students on charges of having assaulted several teachers of the Buttala Uva Pelwatte Maha Vidyalaya, when the teachers had intervened to stop the ragging of the newly admitted students
Four Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage employees who were found guilty over the killing of the elephant “Neelagiri” in the orphanage were sentenced to one year’s imprisonment and fined Rs. 100,000 each by Kegalle High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundara
UNP Parliamentarian KaruJayasuriya said that a situation is emerging in the country where, permission is needed from goons to engage in politics.
Pakistan got most things right in their effort to cast aside the memory of their batting debacle in the previous ODI, putting up 247, a score Misbah-ul-Haq, at the toss, believed was competitive on this Premadasa track
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