Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage was today summoned before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC).
A haul of Kerala Ganja with a staggering street value of 10 million rupees was seized by the Special Task Force (STF) at Achchuveli in Jaffna yesterday.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein sighted a lack of a viable systems for the protection of victims and witnesses.
Nine Sri Lankans, including a woman, were arrested by Thoothukudi district ‘Q’ Branch police on Monday.
The Government will not be able to release all lands taken over by security forces in the North and East due to security reasons, Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi stated.
A policeman was killed after his scooter collided head-on with a tipper vehicle at Sangupiddy Bridge along the Jaffna-Mannar Road on June 25.
Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said.
A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the city-state's Changi Airport, CNN reported.