Health sector staff call off strike

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed relevant authorities to expedite the process to provide adequate an Read more...
  | 2014-08-21 11:41

Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp

A 33-year-old inmate of the special camp for foreigners in Cheyyar married his relative at a simple function Read more...
  | 2014-08-21 11:40

Showers in Western province - Met. Department

The Meterology Department says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa Read more...
  | 2014-08-21 11:39

Homicide in Seeduwa

A girl, 21, was stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Amandoluwa area in Seeduwa, last night, police said. Read more...
  | 2014-08-20 04:49

Ban Ki-moon supports Pillay’s investigation - Dujarric

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fully supports the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka, Spokespe Read more...
  | 2014-08-20 04:48

Lankan maid arrested for harassing old Emirati employer

A Lankan housemaid who is accused of harassing her old Emirati employer has been arrested. The 70-year-old wom Read more...
  | 2014-08-20 10:01

Electric animal trap kills one in Dambulla

A 64-year old person died in Mahaweligama, Dimbula this morning after coming into contact with an electric Read more...
  | 2014-08-19 04:51

President adamant on barring UN investigators

Sri Lanka will deny visas to United Nations’ investigators probing accusations of war crimes as it strengthens Read more...
  | 2014-08-19 04:50

Four member committee to probe cosmetic clinics

The Ministry of Health has appointed a four member committee compromising specialist doctors for the task of Read more...
  | 2014-08-19 11:28

Sri Lankan ends life in Sharjah

A Sri Lankan worker committed a suicide by hanging himself at home in Sharjah and police said they were invest Read more...
  | 2014-08-19 11:27

Lankan students who tackled gunman to receive bravery award in Aussie

Two Lankan students who overpowered a gunman during a McDonalds robbery in Australia are among dozens of coura Read more...
  | 2014-08-18 05:14

Kolonnawa UC Chairman remanded in assault case

The Chairman of the Kolonnawa Urban Council, Ravindra Udayashantha, has been remanded until August 22 after Read more...
  | 2014-08-18 03:59

Dr. Nimal Gamage further remanded

Doctor Nimal Gamage who was arrested after a female doctor died at his cosmetic surgery clinic in Bambalapitiy Read more...
  | 2014-08-18 03:57

One shot dead in Kaduwela

One person shot dead and another injured in a Nawagamuwa, Kaduwela last night, Police said. In the shooting in Read more...
  | 2014-08-18 09:19

Special traffic plan on Colombo-Avissawella road

A Special traffic plan will be implemented for Nawagamuwa Pattini Devalaya Perahera which is due to tour the Read more...
  | 2014-08-16 04:43

200 kg of marijuana seized in Hambegamuwa

A patrolling team attached to the Hambegamuwa police has seized 200 kilograms of cannabis with an estimated Read more...
  | 2014-08-16 04:42

All of Sri Lanka suffers to serve whims of ruling clan: UNP

The United National Party (UNP) says it is a sad state of affairs that millions of tax rupees are spent by the Read more...
  | 2014-08-16 01:43

Lankan brothers drown in Italy

Two Sri Lankan nationals have drowned in the sea in Capaci, in the province of Palermo, at the lido Poseidon. Read more...
  | 2014-08-16 01:42

India looks for ‘amicable solution’ to proposed Palk Strait waterway

The Indian government has said it will not indulge in any activity that might affect the mythical Ram Sethu  Read more...
  | 2014-08-16 01:36

UN rights experts urge halt to Sri Lanka’s deportations of Pakistani asylum seekers

United Nations human rights experts have expressed their grave concern over the detentions and forced deporta Read more...
  | 2014-08-15 04:58

Three women arrested with heroin

Three women have been arrested for the possession of 225 grams of heroin, estimated to be worth over Rs 2 mill Read more...
  | 2014-08-15 11:34
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
A hartal opposing the series unfortunate incidents which occurred  Read more...
 | Jun 17, 2014 05:07 pm
While coral mining in the sea is illegal in Sri Lanka, our correspondent Read more...
 | May 08, 2014 01:35 pm
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