UK MP seeks debate on De Silva

A British Parliamentarian has called for a debate in the British parliament on the diplomatic immunity of the defence attaché at Sri Lanka’s high...

Man who duped students arrested

A suspect, who duped several students for thousands of Rupees promising to send them overseas, has been arrested by the Colombo police fraud bureau. The...

Strong winds expected later today

The Department of Meteorology has warned that strong winds may be experienced in most parts of the country today. It said that the Inter Tropical...

Spanish navy rescues Lankan crew

The Spanish navy has rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen and their fishing vessel from Somali pirates, the European Press quoted the Spanish Defence Ministry...

Concerns Gayoom is trying to grab power

The opposition Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) says there are concerns the current Maldives administration is attempting to bring former Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom...

Photos of U.S. soldiers prompt condemnation

From the White House to the American Embassy in Kabul, American officials rushed to distance themselves from the actions of U.S. soldiers who posed for photographs next...

Another bus fare hike in July

Private bus operators are to go for another bus fare hike from July this year, the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) said. LPBOA President...

SLBC Director killed in accident

A Director of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) was killed and six others were injured following an accident in Anuradhapura this morning. The police...

Underage girls abused, videoed

Two underage girls have been sexually abused and videoed in Piliyandala, the police media unit said today. According to the police the girls aged 9...

Chicken lays full chick

A chicken laid a full chick in Welimada instead of the egg, officials in the area said. The egg was believed to have been stuck...

Indian delegation visit Lankan war displaced

A high level Indian delegation visited a war displacement camp in the north of Sri Lanka today and interacted with the people. The Resettlement Ministry...

UNP advised against staging rally in Jaffna

The United National Party (UNP) has been advised against holding its May Day rally in Jaffna owing to possible threats from the LTTE. UNP MP...

DMK calls for Ealam in Sri Lanka

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, a constituent of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance at the Centre, on Tuesday urged the Union government to press the...

Several fall sick in Lindula

Several people have been falling sick in Thalawakale and Lindula over the past few weeks after drinking water in the area, the police media...

BJP slams AIDMK, DMK

The Indian opposition Bharatiya Janatat Party (BJP) has criticized the AIADMK and DMK for for pulling out its representatives from the multi-party delegation visiting...

Seven suspended over museum theft

The National Heritage Ministry has suspended seven employees over the recent theft at the national museum in Colombo. Secretary to the Ministry Kanthi Wijeytunga said...

Indian delegation hold talks in Sri Lanka

A visiting Indian parliamentary delegation held talks in Colombo on Tuesday to assess the post war situation in the country, the Sri Lankan External...

Case against London monk begins

A sexual abuse case against the chief monk of Selsdon Buddhist Temple in London had started proceedings at Isleworth Crown Court on Monday. Court sources...

Five injured in bus accident

Five people were injured when a passenger bus overturned in Galewalle early this morning, the police media unit said. The police said that the bus...

Lankan doctor accused of abuse

A nurse at a Singapore hospital who was allegedly molested by a foreign doctor from Sri Lanka, was reportedly ‘advised’ by the hospital not...