Succumbing to pressure from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Defence Ministry is planning to shift out the Sri Lankan officers who are undergoing the almost year-long course at the prestigious Defence Services Staff College at Wellington.
A Lieutenant colonel and a corporal were killed and a Major was injured in Karuwalagaswewa near Thabbowa tank early this morning when their defender met with an accident
The Police said today that frauds committed through text message services (SMS) were on the rise and urged users of mobile phones to be vigilant when responding to messages about cash prizes
Major General Daya Rathnayake has been appointed Army Commander with effect from August 1, 2013 defense sources said
United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Sajin Vass Gunawardene said today his helicopter did not have the capability to carry out rescue operations
A man who was in the habit of hunting wild boar at Panvila in Kandy was today killed by a wild boar that he had cornered and while attempting to stab it with a long iron spike
Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa will answer questions on a Twitter Q&A on Wednesday (19) at 2.30 pm to 4 pm (SL time), the President's office said
Sri Lanka urged Germany to ‘keep a close watch on the several LTTE front organisations in Germany, breaching the European Union proscription’
The UNP said today the Sri Lanka Police Department had become the Private Security Firm of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)
Producing a further report in court yesterday on the investigations into the killing of a businessman named Shyam and the subsequent arrest of DIG Vaas Gunawardena, four policemen and two civilians in connection with the incident, the CID said initial investigations were conducted by the Bambalapitiya police
Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today assured he would strive hard to obtain the services of foreign monitors for the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Elections
Army Commander Lt.Gen Jagath Jayasuriya was promoted to the rank of General with effect from June 1st, the Army said
Sri Lanka chased England's competitive total of 293 thanks to the brilliant innings of Kumar Sangakkara who hit a spectacular unbeaten 134 to keep his team's Champions Trophy campaign alive
Minister of Fisheries Rajitha Senarathne speaking at a news conference a short while ago said only fishermen who were insured would be permitted to venture into the sea.
Police detained more than 100 illegal immigrant including 43 Sri Lankas in Cianjur, West Java, on the highway leading to southern coast of Java on Thursday, media reports said
Kumar Sangakkara smashed an unbeaten 134 off 135 balls as Sri Lanka stunned England by seven wickets in a high-scoring thriller on Thursday to stay afloat in the Champions Trophy
The United State’s establishment of a base in the Maldives could change the complexion of the sub-continent region as there is likelihood of its growing interest in the region by aligning more with India; thus causing a factor which may affect Sri Lanka, Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said yesterday.
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena and Higher Education Minister S. B. Dissanayake would have been unheard of if there had been no free education in the country, said the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Mohammed Sahabdeen yesterday that Colombo North DIG Vass Gunawardena had threatened the CID team, led by ASP Sahani Abeysekara
The Japanese brewery that made a beer commercial with ‘Sigiriya’ as the backdrop has decided to stop using the commercial after discussions held at the Japanese Embassy with officials of the Archaeological Department
The intrusion of wild elephants in to human habitat was on the rise in the Kataragama, Buttala region, Wildlife officials said
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