Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa today warned he would send United National Party (UNP) deputy leader Sajith Premadasa out of the chamber of Parliament if he did not adhere to the ruling given by him
The Police are to strictly implement the law against animal cruelty which include regulations for the slaughter of cows under twelve years of age.
A Sri Lankan minister was on Thursday forced to cancel his participation in a function in Coimbatore and leave the city based on police advice shortly before Tamil Eelam supporters staged a protest against his visit
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka said that the goals of those ‘seeking revenge’ have not completely stopped despite his release. “Even though I have been released the goals of those who imprisoned me which include the need to suppress me and take away my political rights have not
One employee died and another two are being treated at the Mental Health Institute (MHI) of Angoda after complaining for a respiratory blockade from a suspected viral attack similar to that of H1N1, widely known as swine flu, a ministry spokesman said
Galle DIG Hector Dharmasiri was issued notice by the Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singappuli today. The DIG was accused of using 4 officers of the Civil Defence Force at the Raththota Police station and one Police constable of the Mathale Police station to build his house in Minuwangoda.
The UNP decided not to present the private members bill which provide for the quashing of all convictions of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka. The UNP initially constituted a committee headed by Lakshma Kiriella and comprised Wijedasa Rajapaksha and Ajith. P. Perera
The nominee to be the next US ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison says human rights will be at the top of her agenda.
A mini tornado was experienced in the Wellawatta area this moring, causing damage to the roof of the Fraud Bureau building in Wellawatta and injuring a Police constable PICTURES
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London and briefed on the development in the country, a top official said.
As many as 123 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from various camps in Tamil Nadu who were caught while trying to escape to Australia through the Sakthikulangara coast near Kollam in Kerala, were handed over to Mandapam special deputy collector for refugee rehabilitation in Tirunelveli on Wednesday.
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is investigating the unethical and unprofessional behaviour of well-known Inner City Press correspondent Matthew Russel Lee, who has on several occasions attacked Sri Lanka over alleged war crimes.
Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage informed Parliament a short while ago that staff on contract basis at the Sri Lanka Cricket is to be cut by 60 percent soon. He said that the decision has been taken due to overstaff of staff on contract basis.
The North Central Province Civil appellate high court today dismissed the petition and annulled the restraining order on the Chief Minister of the NCP against the dissolution of the North Central Provincial Council before the term ends.
Two suspects were arrested for the Killing of Eswaradasan Keniswaran of Wairwan Kovil St. Palapettu, Trincomalee. The victim was hacked to death on April 18, 2012 at Aiyakarni by unidentified persons.
Despite the government’s much hyped policy against boozing, a Cabinet minister said in Parliament that liquor shops should be made available at the village level for ordinary people to enjoy a drink after a hard day’s work.
Two ships carrying vehicles have berthed at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Port at Hambantota marking the commencement of regular commercial activities, a short while ago, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority said.
Twenty-one of the 151 Sri Lankan Tamils taken into custody by the Kollam police on Sunday night were arrested on Tuesday for violating the Foreigners Act.
A director of London based Channel-4 TV station, Stuart Cosgrove, who managed to enter Sri Lanka on Sunday despite being blacklisted, was deported yesterday morning, informed sources said.
A fuel price reduction will be considered if the present downward trend in fuel prices continues in the world market, Petroleum Minister Susil Premajayantha told Parliament today
Former Attorney General Mohan Peiris giving evidence at the Homagama magistrates’ court said that he does not know the whereabouts of missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda and had made the statement to the effect that Ekanligoda was abroad due to intelligence reports stating so.
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