Police deny kidney racket allegation

admin, April 20, 2014

The Sri Lankan police rejected reports of a suspected kidney racket behind the death of a 26-year-old Indian, saying he died of heart failure, the Pre...
Charges listed against KP amended

admin, April 20, 2014

The charged under which an INTERPOL warrant was issued for the arrest of Kumaran Pathmanathan, better known as KP, have been amended.
UNP complains to IPU, UN on attack

admin, April 20, 2014

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) has lodged a complaint with the Inter-Parliament Union (IPU) in Geneva over the attack on a group of U...
Lanka maintains stand on resolution

admin, April 19, 2014

The Government says it will maintain its position on the US resolution adopted at the UN Human Rights Council recently.
BBC correspondent refused a visa

admin, April 19, 2014

The correspondent of the BBC based in Colombo has been refused a one year visa extension and he has been asked to leave the country, the Colombo Gazet...
BJP will push for power devolution

admin, April 19, 2014

The BJP says it will push for early devolution of powers and a political settlement in Sri Lanka if it wins the ongoing elections in India, The Hindu...
Five killed in Kataragama accident

admin, April 19, 2014

Five people were killed when the van they were travelling in had skidded off the road and fell into a tank in Kataragama this morning, the police medi...
UNGA President to visit Sri Lanka

admin, April 18, 2014

The President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Dr John William Ashe is to participate at the 2014 World Conference on Youth scheduled to...
RSF condemns attack on journalist

admin, April 18, 2014

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the attack on Sivagnanam Selvatheepan, a journalist who freelances for Tamil media, near Jaffna.
MOD denies claims on resettlement

admin, April 18, 2014

The Ministry of Defence and Urban Development and the Sri Lanka Navy have refuted in strongest terms allegation published in the news media that the M...
Eleven people killed in Polonnaruwa

admin, April 18, 2014

UPDATED: Eleven people were killed following an accident in Polonnaruwa when a tractor fell into a canal, the police media unit.
Two navy sailors killed in accident

admin, April 18, 2014

Two navy sailors were killed following an accident involving the vehicle they were travelling in at Pulmudai today, the navy media unit said.

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