Supreme Court has ordered implementation of a 1 year prison sentence to be imposed on the former Welikada Police OIC CIP Kamal Amarasinghe. MORE..
A close accomplice of Makandure Madush and 3 others have been arrested today (18) at Sihilelthenna in Welipenna, stated the Police Spokesperson. MORE..
According to the results of the 2017 GCE General Information Technology (GIT) examination, 94% of candidates who sat for the exam have passed the exam. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena said that unlimited power creates corruption and during the last three years, Sri Lanka has taken several important steps to break the link between power and corruption in the country. MORE..
Court of Appeal orders Perpetual Treasuries Limited Owner Arjun Aloysius and the CEO Kasun Palihena’s revision application seeking bail to be delivered on the 11th October. MORE..
Four persons arrested on the incident of a video posted on social media showing a man feeding alcohol to an infant, have been remanded until 1st August, by the order of the Galgamuwa Magistrate’s Court today (18). MORE..
Four Indian nationals have been arrested today (18), by the Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for attempting to smuggle out gold to Chennai. MORE..
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has issued a press release to clarify a statement allegedly done by him via a forged document purporting to be a media release. MORE..
A security guard of a leading school in Kuliyapitiya has been arrested in front of the school for the possession of heroin, stated the Police. MORE..
Person has received a life sentence for the possession and sale of heroin, on the order of the Colombo High Court. MORE..
All tuition classes, lectures, workshops and distribution of hand bills for GCE Advanced Level and Grade 5 Scholarship have been by the Department of Examinations. MORE..
The country has severely deteriorated under the current government, says former Minister Basil Rajapaksa. MORE..
Support of the Tamil people was directly given for the war victory, stated Ven. Alle Gunawansa Thero. MORE..
Verdict on the Contempt of Court case against the Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thero filed by the Attorney General’s Department will be given on the 8th of August. MORE..
The Sri Lanka Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) is more harmful for the country than the 1815 Kandy Convention, says that Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA). MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Gerogia to attend the 5th Session of Open Government Partnership yesterday (17). The President arrived in the Shota Rustavelli International airport in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, where he was welcomed by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, George Sharvashidze. MORE..
Increase of the fuel prices every two months should be stopped immediately, says Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP). MORE..
Death penalty should be instated for the social well-being, says State Minister of Education V. S. Radhakrishnan. MORE..
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said Tuesday it is alarmed by the separation of a Sri Lankan refugee family, including a young baby, in Sydney by the Australian government. MORE..
Sri Lanka has won the first ever revocation of countervailing duty imposed in United States for a Sri Lankan export, according to the Department of Commerce of Sri Lanka. MORE..
A female Grama Niladhari has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a development officer in Werawatta area in Anguruwatota. MORE..
The Colombo High Court granted permission today (17) to the former Minister Basil Rajapaksa to travel overseas in two cases filed against him for allegedly misappropriating the funds belonging to the Divi Neguma Development Fund. MORE..
Following an investigation launched into a video posted on social media websites showing a man feeding what appears to be an alcoholic beverage to an infant, police have arrested four suspects including the infant’s father. MORE..
Chilaw Police says that necessary steps will be taken to remove the businesses and the signage advertising businesses on the pavement as a solution for the traffic congestion and motor accidents in the Chilaw town. MORE..
The Chairman of the Embilipitiya Pradeshiya Sabha M.K. Amil has been sentenced to 3 months imprisonment by the Embilipitiya Magistrate’s Court for assaulting a police officer. MORE..
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to take stern actions to curb the drug trade in the country, says Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. MORE..
Minister Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa states that only if an individual is imposed a punishment without any proper legal procedure is it a human rights violation and an uncivilized action. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Georgia to attend the 5th Session of the Open Government Partnership this morning. MORE..
The Engineering Faculty of the University of Peradeniya has been closed until further notice from 6 a.m. this morning (17), said Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of the university. MORE..
Four Indian nationals have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy with 36.1 kg of Kerala cannabis in the sea area west of Analathivu island. MORE..
Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has issued a sincere apology for the recent comments he had made with regard to drug dealers and those connected to the drug trade holding high positions in various organizations or as philanthropists in religious organizations. MORE..
Sri Lanka remains a priority country in the United Kingdom’s Annual Human Rights Report 2017. Sri Lanka is one of 30 ‘Human Rights Priority Countries’ (HRPCs); countries where the UK has serious human rights concerns and hopes to engage positively to develop human rights performance. MORE..
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) has launched a systematic effort in close cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs to improve the primary government websites of Divisional and District Secretariats, the government said. MORE..
President Donald Trump said Monday he holds both the United States and Russia responsible for the breakdown in the relationship -- adding Russia to the mix after he said earlier Monday that US policies and the special counsel’s investigation were responsible. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena said that forests provide many socio-economic benefits, including food, energy and shelter, which are basic human needs and to sustain the products and services that help meet these and other needs, forests must be sustainably managed. MORE..
A new uniform will be introduced for the bus drivers and conductors of Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) starting from next year, says the Minister of Civil Aviation and Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva. MORE..