The Ampara Damana Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Mangala Mahinda Gunawardena was remanded till 12 by Ampara Additional Magistrate Stella Prinki when he was producedin court on assault charges.
The excavations at the Mannar mass grave site had been temporarily halted until a report of the Commissioner of Archeology Department looking into the archeological value was received, the Police spokesaman said today
One worker was killed and two others injured when a land embankment collapsed on them when they were engaging in road construction work in Gannoruwa-Peradeniya Road today, the Police said.
A Sri Lankan, who had allegedly swindled several people of Rs.8 million on the promise of sending them to England for studies, was arrested by the Colombo Fraud Investigation Bureau
Nine fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. They were later taken to Talaimanar Navy camp, fisheries department sources said.
Three students from grade 12 and 13 of Gampaha Bandaranayake Vidyalaya were arrested in connection with the clash occurred during a protest march last Monday, police said.
Former Army Commander and Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka said that if there are war crimes allegations against the Sri Lankan Army and somebody goes to the electric chair, it would be him
Houses of two top Excise Department officials came under fire early today morning, Police said ►►►
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) which conducted investigations into a case where a Sri Lankan caretaker had allegedly misappropriated Rs.17.8 million from the Sri Lankan properties owned by popular X-Files actress Gillian Anderson, was referred to the Attorney General for his advice
While claiming that Pakistan team has peaked at the right time to defend their title in the Asia Cup against Sri Lanka on March 8, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram warned the Pakistan team to beware of the Sri Lankans because they are on a very good side
Nine Brigadiers of the Sri Lanka Army have been promoted to the rank of Major Generals, military sources said.
Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer/Chairman of Mihin Air with immediate effect, Ministry of Civil Aviation Secretary Jinadasa Rajapaksa said
The Colombo Chief Magistrate today allowed former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayke to examine the computers at the NDB branch in Colombo to ensure the data tendered as evidence against Mrs. Bandaranayake before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court was credible.
Sri Lanka today said that the UN Human Righst Chief Navi Pillay’s recent report on Sri Lanka has ‘exceeded its mandate by making reference to and recommendations on numerous issues extraneous to the resolution.’ Full statement
Sri Lanka Army has suspended the services of an army officer and two other soldiers who were arrested for alleged involvement in a robbery of cash and jewellery from a shop in Padukka.
The son of Education Minister Bandula Gunawardana was produced in the Matara Magistrate’s Court today in connection with an accident on February 20, the Police said. He was later released on bail of Rs.200,000
Lord Indarjit Singh of UK’s House of Lords said that Britain should support for an open, independent inquiry into the massacre or genocide of Sikh community at golden temple in India in 1984 in the same way that they are backing a UN-led inquiry into the alleged killing of Tamils in Sri Lanka’s north.
Customs officials intercepted at least 16 people who tried to smuggle a total of 9.5 kg of gold worth Rs. 3 crore at Chennai airport on Tuesday
We live in a day and age where a particular suicide act might be glamourised in order to attract readers, there might be reports that carry detailed information of how the act was carried out
South Africa today said that international community must allow Sri Lanka to find their own solution to their own problem
A pro-Tamil nationalist Diaspora group on Tuesday slammed a US-sponsored draft resolution at the UNHRC that called for an international probe into Sri Lanka's alleged rights abuses during the war with Tamil rebels.
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