The Air Force has granted permission for launching and flying unmanned model planes and aircrafts, which were previously banned by the government, as it was deemed a security threat
An expert committee is considering adopting a new mobile communication technology to caution fishermen from straying across the international maritime boundary with Sri Lanka
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday urged Tamil Nadu fishermen to keep off Sri Lankan waters
A senior U.N. official says 5,000 suspected ex-combatants remain in Sri Lankan camps 21 months after a quarter-century civil war ended
The Sri Lankan Embassy rescued on Wednesday an Asian maid who was kept as a virtual slave by her Saudi sponsor for 17 years
Police raided the shop from which an Army officer purchased a bottle of soft-drink, which is believed to have caused the death of his 11 year old daughter, and are intending to seal the shop and arrest the owner
The police today announced that banners, placards, musical instruments, glass bottles, fire crackers, laser lights, sharp instruments, knives, professional cameras and alcohol are prohibited in World Cup venues
Popular actress and MP Upeksha Swarnamali who is now receiving treatment at the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital after an assault is now being treated for a swollen eye, hospital sources said
The Point Pedro district court and the Mallakam Magistrate , released 136 Indian fishermen who were in remand custody in Jaffna. a short while ago.
An interim order was issued by the Court of Appeal today preventing the holding of the Local Government Elections in Akuressa, Akmeemana and Moneragala Pradehsiya Sabhas.
A powerful solar eruption that triggered a huge geomagnetic storm has disturbed radio communications and could disrupt electrical power grids, radio and satellite communication in the next days, the US space agency NASA said
Another Sri Lankan housemaid from Saudi Arabia was admitted to Karapitiya hospital with metal wires (nails) forced into her arms by her employer, Galle police said
The United States has urged its citizens to be alert while travelling to countries where the Cricket World Cup being held, including Sri Lanka during the tournament as such big events are always a soft targets for the militants.
A group of 41 British MPs- members or Supporters of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils- in a letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron urged to support an independent, international war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka.
The opening ceremony of the World Cup got under way Thursday with the captains of the 14 competing teams paraded through Dhaka's historic Bangabandhu Stadium in colourfully draped rickshaws
Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna today spoke to his Sri Lankan counterpart G.L. Peiris and hoped that Colombo will take all the necessary steps to release the arrested Indian fishermen.
The Police said today that the incident, in which popular actress and MP Upeksha Swarnamali was injured and hospitalized following an alleged family squabble is in the process of being amicably resolved, as confirmed to Daily Mirror online by a senior police officer
The marxist party, JVP warned today that the holding of Indian Fishermen in Point Pedro may lead to a major conflict between the two countries. JVP Properganda Secretary Vijitha Herath told a news conference that the government should take a firm stand to resolve the issue and avoid such a conflict
Four individuals had died in the space of three days in the Anuradhapura district, due to a mysterious illness that they have suffered, the Director of North-central Health Services said today
An 11-year old girl died and her mother was admitted to the Polonnaruwa hospital after they had developed an adverse reaction to a soft-drink they had consumed last night, police said
A group of 60 people, who in a drunken stupor had attempted to climb Adam’s peak with 15 bottles of arrack in their possession, were apprehended by the Nawalapitiya Police and were asked to kneel till they were sober
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