The Mount Lavinia Magistrate's Court has ordered that the suspects arrested in connection with the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr be produced at an identification parade on March 03. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (5:20 PM)
A 42-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil was on Thursday arrested at Mandapam refugee camp in Rameswaram, on charges of unlawful entry into India, police said. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (4:56 PM)
The Department of Meteorology says that the showery condition is expected to enhance from tomorrow (24), particularly in the southern half of the island. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (4:12 PM)
Several international schools have reportedly opted to pull out of the International Schools' Athletic Championships (ISAC) this year owing to possible security concern. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (2:47 PM)
Ven. Professor Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thero says that Sri Lanka will go down in the history books as a country with no national policies. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (2:20 PM)
Two police teams have commenced investigations into the shooting of the Land Reform Commission's director in charge of Batticaloa and Trincomalee districts, Nesathurai Wimalaraj, in Kaluwanchikudy last night. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (1:56 PM)
A person has been clubbed to death by several individuals in the Nagahamulla area in Kelaniya. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (1:49 PM)
Sri Lankan Tamils agitating for the last twenty days on the issue of forced disappearances and non-return of lands by the military, have, for the first time, kept the movement apolitical and did not involve any political party. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (12:48 PM)
Two lawmakers in Hong Kong are calling on the police to investigate claims that Sri Lankan police investigators were in Hong Kong looking for the asylum seekers from the country who sheltered American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in the city. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (10:13 AM)
Sri Lanka will set up a special panel to tackle widespread sexual abuse and exploitation of women including thousands of war widows, the government said Wednesday. MORE..
23 Feb 2017 (10:06 AM)
The Land Reform Commission's director in charge of Batticaloa and Trincomalee districts, Nesathurai Wimalaraj, has been injured in a shooting at his residence in Kaluwanchikudy this evening.
22 Feb 2017 (11:53 PM)
Another body of a woman who died in the tragic boat accident in Katukurunda, washed ashore in the Beruwala beach today, bringing the total death toll to 15. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (11:25 PM)
Two persons were wounded and hospitalised after police opened fire at a motorcycle which failed to comply warnings to stop at a checkpoint in Digana, Teldeniya. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (11:17 PM)
The Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved the increase of compensations paid for damages caused by wild elephant attacks on individuals and properties. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (8:11 PM)
A fishermen association in Tamil Nadu has sought the release of fishermen, who were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy earlier this month. MORE...
22 Feb 2017 (7:09 PM)
The Court of Appeals has decided to hear the plea filed by the wife of former MP Nadarajah Raviraj, seeking a retrial of the murder case. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (6:51 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena says he has given instructions to the Inspector General of Police to pay special attention to prevent inhuman ragging in universities carried out by a minority group of students in order to interrupt the education of the majority of students. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (6:24 PM)
The commission investigating irregularities in government bond sales is questioning the new head of the country's central bank for the second day, as the government's anti-corruption policy came under scrutiny. MORE...
22 Feb 2017 (4:50 PM)
The Fisheries Ministry will next year introduce a service enabling fishing boat owners to carry out work related to registration through an online system, it was reported. MORE...
22 Feb 2017 (3:45 PM)
The bodies of two individuals including a child, who are believed to be victims of the recent boat disaster in Katukurunda, have been discovered after they washed ashore at two separate locations. MORE..
22 Feb 2017 (3:18 PM)