Boat carrying Lankan asylum seekers approaches Australia's Cocos Islands


A boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers has arrived within the Cocos Islands, according to locals, who say the vessel approached on Monday morning in bad weather.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   - 11   - 0 MORE

Andra Pradesh Govt issued notice over 'illegal detention' during MR's visit


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in India has served notice to the Government of Andhra Pradesh through its Chief Secretary, directing it to pay a compensation of Rs.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   - 8   - 0 MORE

Police Media Unit remains suspended


No alternative arrangements have so far been made for Sri Lanka Police to disseminate information to the media, after the suspension of the Police Media Unit by the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   - 14   - 0 MORE

Immigration and Emigration Controller noticed to appear in Court over kidney racket


The Immigration and Emigration Controller and Headquarter Inspector of Mirihana Police were yesterday noticed to appear in Court on May 16 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   - 2   - 0 MORE

Kelaniya University to remain closed till May 11


The administration of the Kelaniya University said the university will remain closed and will not open on May 3rd as scheduled.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   - 4   - 0 MORE

Govt to probe 'each and every' national in 'Panama Papers'


The government has set up a special panel to probe its nationals named in the "Panama Papers", the finance minister said On Monday while promising to investigate "each and every" Sri Lankan tax evader who may figure in the leaked documents.

Monday, May 2, 2016   - 72   - 0 MORE

Showers or thunder showers island wide except North & East


Showers or thunder showers will occur at several places over most provinces except Northern and Eastern provinces today after 2.

Monday, May 2, 2016   - 19   - 0 MORE

Prime Minister to meet Media Ministry Secretary


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is set  to meet Media Ministry Secretary Nimal Bopage today.

Monday, May 2, 2016   - 55   - 0 MORE

Prime Minister vows to strengthen economy


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (May 01) vowed to  strengthen the economy, and develop the nation into a high income earning nation by 2020.

Monday, May 2, 2016   - 69   - 0 MORE



Sunday, May 01, 2016