Showers will be expected during the next 24 hours in the Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Hambantota district, the Meteorology Department said
Twenty two shops were completely destroyed after a fire broke out in a tyre shop in Pundaluoya town yesterday, police said. Police said the fire was occurred in the tyre shop at first and spread to other shops nearby
Cricketing legend and spin bowling wizard Muttiah Muralitharan who is part of a movement to promote national unity said yesterday if the communities in the country desired a Sri Lankan identity and live as one nation devoid of mistrust they must bridge the language gap
Sri Lanka today said it respects the Indian Supreme Court's ruling that barred Tamil Nadu from freeing seven persons, including two Sri Lankan nationals, convicted for the 1991 assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. "Whatever our private views may be we have to respect the judicial process.
Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today observed the presence of a prima facie case against MP Duminda Silva and 12 others in the killing of presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and four others and causing grievous injuries to his bodyguard
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian and well-known economist Harsha de Silva today accused the government of having sold a sea area of 576 acres near the Colombo Port to Chinese Company, which was debarred by the World Bank for corrupt practices
United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidate Hirunika Premachandra, who is contesting the elections to the Western Provincial Council, today asked people not to vote for beauty
In the light of several suicides in recent times, Police have advised students and others to exercise caution and self-restraint when accessing the Facebook and uploading photographs to the social media network
The best way to take revenge from the killing of the former Presidential adviser Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra is to place Hirunika Premachandra among the top in the upcoming Provincial Council Elections, the Deputy Minister of Buddha Sasana said.
Under the Strategic Cities Development Project the government was planning to build a three kilometer tunnel in the Kandy city to ease the prevailing traffic congestion, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said today ►►►
Britain said that it noted the continuing challenges including finding a durable solution for the remaining IDPs in Sri Lanka and the problems faced by single women and women heads of households, including from sexual violence
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the release of convicts by the Tamil Nadu government in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Three Police officers attached to the Minuwangoda Police station were suspended pending an inquiry on the death of woman who had intervened to stop her son being allegedly assaulted by these police officers, Police headquarters said.
The Union government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's move to free the killers of Rajiv Gandhi
A 16-year-old student studying at the Sewanapitiya School in Welikanda was arrested today for having allegedly assaulted the School Principal this morning
The Sinhala Ravaya last night called off its anti-cattle slaughter campaign held outside the Fort Railway station after President Mahinda Rajapaksa assured he would take necessary action on this matter
Sri Lanka's central bank boss urged temples Wednesday to go hi-tech and accept electronic cash from worshippers as he blamed the custom of offering prayer money for a coin shortage
Minister Dullas Alahapperuma who met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on February 18 has invited him for a youth conference to be held in May, the Inner City Press reported
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted four weeks time to DMK president M. Karunanidhi to file his response to the Centre’s reply that Katchatheevu could not be retrieved from Sri Lanka as pleaded by him in his writ petition
The government has sent its response to the report by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay, rejecting her call for an international inquiry into the allegations of human rights violations and accountability issues during the latter part of the war, Daily Mirror learns
Following the Rs. 20 million robbery of a jewellery and money exchange centre in Negombo by armed men wearing full face helmets, the need for implementation of the law against wearing such helmets has arisen
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