Over 6000 have returned from Tamil Nadu

Over 6,000 Sri Lankans have returned to Sri Lanka from Tamil Nadu, availing themselves of the opportunity to re-integrate to the Sri Lankan society,...

INTERPOL warrants for Tangalle suspects

Warrants are to be issued through the international police, INTERPOL, to arrest 14 suspects over the October 14 incident in Tangalle where five fishermen...

GTF says no talks with the government

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a leading Tamil Diaspora organization, says it is not in talks with the Sri Lankan government on the national...

Wimal writes to MR on 13A

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawanse has written to President Mahinda Rajapaksa calling for a referendum on abolishing the 13th Amendment. In the letter sent today Weerawanse...

Mayadunne second runner-up in Miss International contest

Sri Lanka's Madusha Mayadunne was selected as the second runner-up in the Miss International final held in Japan today. Miss Japan won the title while Finland...

UNP to offer legal advice in all police divisions

The UNP has decided to make available two lawyers each to offer legal advice to any person who wants it at all police divisions...

TNA to hold talks in Tamil Nadu next month

A delegation from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will visit Tamil Nadu next month on an official visit. The visit to Tamil Nadu comes weeks...

UNP to raise KP issue in parliament

The opposition United National Party (UNP) is to raise the issue regarding the alleged release of Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP, in parliament. UNP MP Ravi...

More refugees in India get Sri Lankan citizenship

The Sri Lankan deputy high commission in Chennai disbursed citizenship certificates to 130 refugees, birth certificates to 59 and passports to 60 others yesterday. According...

Train kills elephant in Ambanpolla

An elephant was killed in Ambanpolla this morning following a train accident. The police said that the train was heading to Vavuniya from Fort when...

Over 860,000 mines, booby traps removed

The army says over 860,000 mines and booby traps have been removed since the end of the war in 2009. Brigadier Dhananjith Karunaratne , Commander of...

Wasp attack injures 32 in Bogawantalawa

A wasp attack injured 32 people in Bogawantalawa today, the police and hospital sources said. The police said that workers attached to the plantation sector were...

UNP WC split on rally

UNP MP Palitha Range Bandara says the UNP Working Committee (WC) was split on the decision regarding UNP members attending the rally organised by the Bhikku...

Two killed in Dambulla accident

Two people were killed following an accident in Dambulla early this morning, the Dambulla police said. The police said that the accident was as a...

John accompanies Neomal in France

Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga accompanied Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Perera for a meeting with Denis Pietton, Cabinet Director of the French Foreign...

VIP backup vehicle injures two

The backup vehicle of Minister Johnston Fernando was involved in an accident this morning injuring two people, the police said. According to the police the...

Presidents says no compromise on national security

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he is not prepared to reduce his commitment towards ensuring national security despite defeating terrorism in the country. The...

All ex child combatants freed

The government says all former LTTE child soldiers who underwent rehabilitation, have been freed. Minister of Plantation Industries and Special Envoy of the President on...

Saudi government ready to discuss Rizana’s issue

The Saudi Arabian Government has indicated that the Attorney General of Sri Lanka should come to Saudi Arabia to discuss the legal issues connected...

Chennai Court rejects plea from Douglas

A Chennai sessions court on Thursday refused to revoke a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda and turned down his...