A group of 42 suspected illegal immigrants staying at a lodge to leave for Australia was arrested by the Chilaw police in the early hours of last morning. The group included 28 men, five women and nine children
Driving licences would be issued to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in the state as part of welfare measures provided to them, the AIADMK government announced on Wednesday.
A 29-year-old Indian national was arrested yesterday by the Velvettithurai police for selling clothes illegally, police said
A Sri Lankan asylum seeker accused of sexually assaulting a Sydney university student has had his visa cancelled, The Daily Telegraph can reveal today
Dismissing an application made by the Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, the Colombo District Court has declared that the Ambassador could be sued despite his diplomatic immunity
Uganda`s national cricket team has been invited for a tour to Sri Lanka after the east African nation put up an impressive show at the just concluded World Cricket League Division III in Bermuda
The External Affairs Ministry is making arrangements to import 12 Rolls- Royce cars and 100 BMW cars for the use of the heads of state who are scheduled to visit Sri Lanka to participate in the 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November, sources said
Human skeletal remains had been found in a well in a land belonging to a senior police officer in Kalavila, Beruwala, police said yesterday
The ceremonial sitting to welcome the newly appointed Supreme Court judge, Justice Rohini Marasinghe was held at the Supreme Court yesterday with the notable absence of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), which traditionally represents the country’s legal fraternity
Britain said on Wednesday there would be "consequences" for Sri Lanka if its leaders did not address international concerns over human rights abuses, ahead of a Commonwealth summit scheduled to be held in Colombo in November
The Health Ministry’s Food advisory Committee had made it compulsory for milk powder importers to obtain a certificate from a recognized Laboratory certifying that imported milk powder does not contain Dicyanamide (DCD), the Health Ministry said yesterday
While opposing the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) election the JVP today said it would only pave the way to separatism
The Channel 4 documentary “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” was screened at the European Parliament on Tuesday and an intervention was made by Sri Lankan Ambassador to the EU P. M. Amza, the Sri Lankan Mission in Brussels said.
The protest march organised by the People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill (PMAIEB) with the participation of several political parties and trade unions started a short while ago at Campbell Park, Borella ►►►
President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday said that twenty eight years ago 146 innocent civilians were massacred by terrorists in the vicinity of Sri Maha Bodhi and there was no human rights organization then to speak against such killings
Maldives national airline, Maldivian has strongly objected to the issuing of domestic license to foreign airlines including the Sri Lankan airline claiming that local airlines could go bankrupt as a result of such a decision, Haveeru Online reported.
Breaking away from the tradition followed at the ceremonial sittings to welcome new judges to the Superior Court, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka or the unofficial bar has not been invited to participate at today’s ceremonial sitting held to welcome newly appointed Supreme Court Judge Rohini Marasinghe.
India continues to view Pakistan as the ‘real threat’ even though it is adjusting its Military strategy to include the possibility of a limited two-front war with both Pakistan and China, the first Blue Book on India published by a Chinese think tank said.
Sources close to the government informed that elections to the Central and Wayamba provincial councils are likely to be postponed
While stating that he would not respond to the challenge posed by Ven. Galagodaatte Gnasara Thera of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) against him, Minister Wimal Weerawansa yesterday charged that the BBS should challenge Dilantha Vithanage of the BBS and the Norwegian Embassy in Colombo
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is to table a bill within next two weeks to repeal the 13th amendment to the Constitution
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