At least eight people had been injured following a head on collision of a private bus and an navy truck in the Mirisgoniya Junction at Dambulla this morning, the Police said
Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said concrete steps would be taken to solve the Tamil Nadu fishermen issue and the Sri Lankan Tamils issue within three months of the NDA forming the government at the Centre
A 73-year-old British national was arrested by the Alawathugoda Police yesterday for overstaying his visa and violating immigration laws, the Police said
Puttalam Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake reprimanded the police when a suspect who stood charged with a traffic offence successfully cross-examined the police and defended himself
Five T-56 weapons and several other weapons were recovered by the army at the third mile post in Murugapuri in Trincomalee this evening, Media Spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya said
Banning of social media network Facebook, is impracticable as modern technology needs to be used, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said at an event held at Keragala Pathmawathie Pirivena on Monday. ►►►
The skeletal remains of 80 bodies had been unearthed from a mass grave at Thiruketheeswaram in Mannar during the excavation work carried out so far, the Police said
United National Party (UNP) in a statement said today that Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana was playing politics by making statements favorable to the ruling UPFA
The Colombo Fort Magistrate has decided to use Skype technology to record evidence from a witness in Italy regarding a theft of US$700 belonging to an Italian woman while she was staying at a hotel in Colombo.
The AIADMK's poll manifesto released by its general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Tuesday has proposed to hold ‘a referendum amongst Tamils in Sri Lanka and displaced Sri Lankan Tamils across the world for formation of a separate Eelam,’ the Zee News agency reported.’
An honorary consulate of Sri Lanka will be opened in the Kerala capital on Wednesday by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) affiliated Socialist Youth Union (SYU) said Facebook should not be banned or restricted as it could not be blamed for the recent suicides.
The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said
Sanjeweewa Samarasinghe, the media coordinator of former Army Commander and the leader of Democratic Party Sarath Fonseka said he had decided to quit his post and party membership because of Democratic Party leader’s plan to withdraw from the Provincial Council elections
Sri Lanka's top diplomat in Canberra has criticised human rights activists for campaigning for the removal of the former military officer now running the Australian detention centre on Manus Island.
Preparations to provide robotic assistance to surgeons, mainly in the area of prostate surgery had begun at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, hospital sources said
The Sri Lankan Government (GOSL) has rejected the call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navnanethem Pillay's 'to establish an international inquiry mechanism to further investigate the alleged violations of IHRL and IHL and monitor any domestic accountability process in Sri Lanka', saying 'it gives scant or no regard to the domestic processes ongoing in Sri Lanka within the framework of the LLRC NPOA, and is politicized in premise'.
The Avissawella Magistrate today sentenced popular film star and UPFA Western Provincial Council candidate Roger Seneviratne to two years rigorous imprisonment suspended for five years after he was found guilty of causing grievous injuries by fracturing the leg of the husband of his paramour by assaulting him with an iron rod in 2002.
Film and tele drama actress Damitha Abeyratne has demanded Rs. 100 million as damages from popular actress Semini Iddamalgoda for allegedly defaming her.
Union minister of state for prime minister's office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday asked the Tamil Nadu government to reconsider its decision to release three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
The Principal of the Matale Wijeya Vidyalaya and a security officer of the Matale main Post Office were arrested this evening for allegedly soliciting a Rs. 150,000 bribe from a woman to have her child admitted to the Grade 2 at the school
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