Parents blame hospital over kids death

The parents of an eight year old girl who died in Maskeliya last weekend after being admitted to hospital, have blamed the nurses and...

No outside solutions says President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says his government is taking the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) seriously and will formulate a solution...

Channel 4 video nominated for Nobel Prize

A group of British and Australian Parliamentarians have nominated the controversial Channel 4 video on Sri Lanka for the Nobel Peace Prize, a press...

Jaya won’t give up Katchchatheevu

Maintaining that she was working towards protecting the livelihood of fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday said she would not "stop" till...

Queen greets Sri Lanka

Queen Elizabeth II has sent a message to Sri Lanka to mark the 64th Independence Day celebrations. “It gives me great pleasure to send Your...

Cocaine hidden inside chocolate

A Thai national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning with cocaine hidden inside chocolate, the police media unit said. The woman had...

CPC borrows more money

A higher petroleum import bill and the inadequate adjustment to domestic petroleum prices led to increased borrowings by the state owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation...

UNHRC told to act on Lanka

The United Nations Human Rights Council should address the lack of accountability for wartime abuses in Sri Lanka during its March 2012 session, Human...

Court registrar found drunk

The Registrar of the Puttalam Magistrate’s court was found drunk today in his office and was arrested. According to police sources, the registrar was drunk...

Yellow rain reported in Hatton

Yellow rain has been reported from parts of Hatton this morning, a reporter in the area told The Hub. The rain was first seen by...

Cabinet agrees on spot fines

The cabinet has agreed to amend the Motor Traffic Act to impose spot fines against drivers contravening the seat belt regulations. At present the drivers...

Government can acquire land says Karuna

Government Deputy Minister Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan (Karuna Amman) says the government has a right to acquire land for national security reasons. He said that land in...

Lawyers protest against moving court

Lawyers staged a protest in Colombo today against moves to shift some of the court buildings in Colombo to new locations. The lawyers alleged that...

Puttalam court issues death sentence

The Puttalam High Court issued the death sentence on a suspect arrested in 2007 for having heroin in his possession. P. Mohomad Jauffer was found...

India, Sri Lanka discuss maritime security

India and Sri Lanka have had talks on maritime security when officials from both countries met at the inaugural defence dialogue in New Delhi...

Indians file PIL against SL navy

The Madras High Court Bench adjourned to February 23 the hearing on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking protection for Tamil fishermen from...

Lankans stranded in Togo

Two hundred Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka are stranded in West Africa, BBC reports, after the human smuggling ring they hired to bring them...

Kataragama suicide jacket an old one

The suicide jacket recovered in Kataragama this morning has been found to have been placed at that location some five years ago, the police...

U.S. punishing small nations, says MR

As the combined United States and European Union sanctions against Iran take effect, small nations like Sri Lanka are extremely worried. Sri Lanka depends...

Two imposters arrested

The police say they have arrested two imposters who had claimed to be part of the Presidential Security Division (PSD) and Minister Basil Rajapaksa’s...