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...

Indian delegation begin Lankan tour

A multi-party Indian MPs delegation embarked on a six-day visit to Sri Lanka during which they will oversee developmental projects by India and handing...

Lanka not opposed to Indian nuclear power

Sri Lanka on Monday insisted it does not oppose the construction of nuclear power plants in India and was only taking measures to protect...

Suspects who stole tsunami buoy nabbed

The police have arrested five suspects in Matara who had stolen tsunami warning equipment placed in the Indian Ocean, the police media unit said...

Palestinian President in Sri Lanka on state visit

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Sri Lanka late on Sunday night on a two day state visit, the Sri Lankan government said on...

Manmohan monitoring rehabilitation

Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Sing is closely monitoring the rehabilitation program of war displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka, an Indian Minister said today. The...

135 accidents in 24hrs

The police recorded 135 road accidents around the country over the 24 hour period ending at six this morning, the police media spokesman said. According...