Several cases of kidney ailments have been reported from Sri Lankan refugees living in Thiruvathavur camp here. Nine refugees have died due to kidney failure in the last four years, revealed a human rights organisation
The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo on Friday on a goodwill visit.
A jeep heading from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa caught fire in the Elpitiya area on the Southern Expressway early this morning, police said
Members of the Tamil Nadu Youth Congress on Friday observed a fast in Chennai against the State government’s decision to release all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
The conduct of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka 25 years ago was the subject of a complaint received by a government commission probing disappearances of persons during the country's civil war
One person was killed and 13 injured when a jeep veered into a bus halt at the Mahabellana Junction in Panadura where an election campaign carried out by a political party was taking place on the opposite side of the road, Police said.
The engine of the Senkadagala Menike train had detached itself from the other compartments with passengers and travelled by itself a short distance when the train was leaving the Maradana Railway Station this evening. Save
A 56 -year-old person was killed and four others injured when lightning struck miners at a gem pit in Pahalakuttiya, Pelmadulla this evening
A no-confidence motion against the Government regarding drug menace in the country was handed over to the Parliament Secretary by Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga today
The plight of Sri Lankan Tamils found voice in the Lok Sabha today with DMK leader T. R. Baalu urging the government to raise the issue at the upcoming UNHRC meet next month
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Harin Fernando today charged that the Government fearing an anti-government uprising by the people was planning to ban Facebook using as an excuse a few controversial incidents that happened among the youth recently
A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today quashed the Court of Appeal order, which held that the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) decision to impeach the then Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka was null and void
A container carrying a load of Red Sandalwood worth Rs.220 million was detected by the Customs Revenue Task Force at the Orugodawatta Container Yard this morning, Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said
The principal of Sir John Kotalawala College has been transferred temporarily to the Kurunegala Zonal Education office under the approval of North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara today, North Western Province education Ministry secretary said
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
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