Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva has gifted a two and a half acre land on the Thelangapatha Road between Peliyagoda and Wattala to Senior DIG in-charge of Colombo Division, Anura Senanayake, it is learnt.
A peaceful protest held with the participation of Tamil political and social activists in Jaffna was disrupted on Wednesday (18) by men believed to be working for Sri Lanka’s Military Intelligence (MI).
Details of a conspiracy not to hand over the chief ministerial post of the North Central Province to Berty Premalal Dissanayake have now surfaced.
Former IGP and Sri Lanka’s ambassador to Brazil, Mahinda Balasuriya’s wife, Asha Balasuriya has set up a clothes shop at the Sri Lankan mission in Brazil, diplomatic sources said.
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has promised the President that he would get the TNA back to the negotiating table with the government in order to reach consensus with regard to the reconciliation process.
Member of the Ceylon Newspaper Company and editor of the Ceylon Today newspaper, senior journalist Lalith Alahakoon is to join the Wijeya Newspaper Company.
A six year old girl belonging to a Sri Lankan refugee camp at M.Mettaputti has been found raped and murdered and left in a concrete pipe in a culvert in Tamil Nadu.
The Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), a forum started by DMK leader M. Karunanidhi, has dropped the demand to create a Tamil Eelam as expected earlier in its theme paper issued on Monday July 16
The house of Rajappu Edward Anandarajah, the president of All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC) and the vice president of the Tamil National Peoples’ Front (TNPF), situated in Nelliyadi in Vadamaraadchi has also been attacked almost simultaneously as a squad targeted the house of Kandeepan Thangarajah,
Killing detainees and prisoners is a tactic used by the Sri Lanka government to threaten those who speak, write and demonstrate against a coercive government. Custodial killings are a war crime, a crime against humanity and a crime against peace.
As the sports fans in the world are counting the days for the opening ceremony of London 2012, a row has erupted in Sri Lanka over who should carry the national flag in the event.
Current and former international cricket players, administrators and commentators alike have joined together to urge cricket's governing body (ICC) to reconsider its decision not to make Decision Review System (DRS) compulsory for all countries.
In a weekly telecast comedy show one interesting question was asked about the measures taken to eradicate dengue fever.
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he “regrets” losing his temper during his much publicised exchange with Sunday Leader Editor Frederica Janz, but claims he was provoked as Janz ‘threatened’ him.
In an irreversible development that could fix Sri Lanka at any international tribunal, Canada and its judiciary have officially conceded that Sri Lankan Security Forces have committed war crimes during the final months of the war that ended in mid May 2009, by repeatedly rejecting an asylum application filed by a top ranking naval officer.