The owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited Arjun Aloysius and CEO Kasun Palisena filed revision applications seeking for bail before Appeal Court.MORE...
21 Mar 2018 (11:51 AM)
A team of competent officials should be appointed to the Director Board of SriLankan airlines, so that it will be operated as a profitable venture, said former Finance minister Ravi Karunanayake.MORE...
21 Mar 2018 (11:45 AM)
A police constable attached to the Tangalle Police Station has been injured in a shooting incident at Kataragama today (21), police said. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (10:25 AM)
The Sri Lankan government should announce a time-bound plan to carry out its pledges to the United Nations Human Rights Council since October 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (9:43 AM)
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it will continue to support Sri Lanka in many areas including nuclear medicine, non-destructive testing in industry and assistance in introducing nuclear energy. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (9:29 AM)
Tensions flared during an event organized by the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) on the sidelined of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council as members of the Patriotic Professionals Forum including Dr Nalaka Godahewa raised objections to the views being expressed on Sri Lanka. MORE..
21 Mar 2018 (12:18 AM)
Twenty-two grams of Cocaine received from Netherlands as an Airmail parcel has been detected by Customs Staff at Central Mail Exchange in D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (9:53 PM)
A private bank in Kiribathgoda has been robbed by an unidentified suspect armed with a knife, who made off with nearly Rs 1 million in cash today (20). MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (5:47 PM)
Secretary to the National Police Commission N. Ariyadasa Cooray says that he has been removed from the position. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (5:12 PM)
Two migrants from Sri Lanka were part of a group attempting to get to the U.S. illegally when authorities found them in a small boat off Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (4:34 PM)
The United States has expressed concern over ongoing reports of human rights violations and abuses by members of the security services, and recent attacks targeting members of religious minority communities in Sri Lanka. MORE...
20 Mar 2018 (3:20 PM)
UPFA MP Prasanna Ranaweera has been remanded until March 22 by the Mahara Magistrate, in connection with a case filed over an assault incident. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (1:32 PM)
Around 50 employees of a factory in Ja-Ela have been hospitalized following a gas leak, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (12:58 PM)
The suspect arrested in connection with the hit-and-run incident involving an unregistered BMW sports car, had plunged into the Diyawanna Oya at Thalawathugoda, has been remanded until March 27 by the Kaduwela Magistrate s Court. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (12:55 PM)
The Government of Sri Lanka says that progress has been made in the drafting of new Counter Terrorism Legislation. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (12:45 PM)
University non-academic staff trade unions say that the strike action will continue as discussions held with the Ministry of Higher Education have failed. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (12:16 PM)
Malaysian Police rescued two Sri Lankan nationals who hold engineering degrees last Saturday after they were allegedly tricked by an employment agency. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (10:04 AM)
Indian government told the Madras High Court that there is no legal basis for India to invoke the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) since there is no treaty, including human rights treaties, under which the alleged attacks by Sri Lankan Navy against Indian fishermen could be established as human rights violation. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (9:47 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says that the prevailing showery weather condition is expected to reduce gradually within next few days, from today (20). MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (9:11 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena says some are working according to their personal agendas to gain political power and they are not interested in strengthening the peace and reconciliation or in solving the issues of the country. MORE..
20 Mar 2018 (1:56 AM)