Aug 20, 2017 5:06:38 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have arrested two persons with 170,000 illegally imported cigarettes in Kaleliya, Meerigama last afternoon (19). Police said that the suspects were transporting the haul in a van. The suspects are residents of Nittambuwa and Mattakkuliya. Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:43:35 AM- hirunews.lk
India won the toss and decided to field first in their first game of the 5-match ODI series which begins in Dambulla in a short while. Vishwa Fernando will make his ODI debut. Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:39:23 AM- hirunews.lk
Police investigations are continuing to arrest a person who had allegedly killed his mistress severing her neck in the Uva Paranagama Police Division. The victim was a 33-year-old, resident of Kirawanabissa, Dambagahapitiya. Police say the suspect has... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:27:06 AM- hirunews.lk
Army Headquarters says 777 army personnel who had failed to report to duty without obtaining leave have been apprehended. They were taken into custody following a joint operation conducted Military Police with the help of another Police unit. The operation... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:25:59 AM- hirunews.lk
A draft bill is to be presented to Parliament next week to accept electronic signatures and other forms of electronic authorizations as legally binding. The draft bill is presented as an amendment to the electronic transactions act. Digital signatures... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:01:31 AM- adaderana.lk
A young tusker gifted to President Maithripala Sirisena by the government of Myanmar, will be presented to the Dalada Maligawa. .
Aug 20, 2017 4:14:59 AM- srilankaguardian.org
Wheels had to be cut off the cages to fit them into a commercial aircraft. Finding the right tool to do this in the middle of […]
Aug 20, 2017 4:19:26 AM- hirunews.lk
The JVP says that the type of government needed was not one that is capable of nabbing fraudsters but rather one that does not have fraudsters among them. JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi expressed these views at a meeting held in Polonnaruwa yesterday.... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 4:17:59 AM- hirunews.lk
Erik Solheim, Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war said that he regrets the fact that he was unable to spend more time with LTTE Leader Prabhakaran. In an interview with Indian Media Solheim said that if he had spent more time... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 8:34:07 AM- dailymirror.lk
Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne was trying to interfere with the functions of the Attorney General’s Department and Justice Ministry, Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.
Aug 20, 2017 3:22:49 AM- srilankaguardian.org
The Conclusion returns to the question of whether, following the biopolitical analysis set out in this book, the holding of regular elections, and the existence of […]
Aug 20, 2017 3:17:10 AM- adaderana.lk
The Road Development Authority has reported that the construction of the Rajagirya fly-over will be completed by December 2017. .
Aug 20, 2017 3:05:43 AM- adaderana.lk
Deputy Minister of Foreign employment Manusha Nanayakkara has stated that the government is taking steps to curtail the number of women seeking foreign employment as domestic workers. .
Aug 20, 2017 2:48:59 AM- adaderana.lk
The much anticipated Derana International Kite Festival organized by Lokaya saha lokayo in collaboration with TV Derana will take flight at the Galle Face Green today (20). .
Aug 20, 2017 2:34:12 AM- adaderana.lk
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne stated that a detailed proposal on the government take-over of the Neville Fernando Hospital will be submitted as a Bill in parliament, after obtaining consent from the relevant signatories. .
Aug 20, 2017 2:13:46 AM- adaderana.lk
The Sri Lanka Army issued a statement that over 4300 Army deserters had been taken into custody over the past few months whilst a further 36,000 are still at large. .
Aug 20, 2017 1:28:29 AM- adaderana.lk
A special investigation is to be carried out on several tutorials distributed by a private tutor, which allegedly contains leaked questions from the 2017 GCE Advanced Level Chemistry part II paper. .
Aug 20, 2017 1:08:04 AM- adaderana.lk
The grade 5 scholarship examinations are scheduled to commence today (20) at 9.30am. The examinations will be conducted in 3014 examination centers all across the island. .
Aug 20, 2017 7:21:57 AM- dailymirror.lk
Three ex-LTTE carders held in remand at the Anuradhapura Prison had commenced a hunger strike since this morning urging authorities to expedite their court case, officials said.
Aug 20, 2017 6:08:58 AM- dailymirror.lk
At least sixteen people including two children aged 4 and 11 were hospitalised after they were injured when a cab hit a tipper truck and a van at Meepitiya in Kegalle this morning.
Aug 19, 2017 11:25:13 PM- hirunews.lk
Bhutans Department of Adult and Higher Education has issued a circular, asking Bhutanese medical students in Sri Lanka to return home should the on-going strike continue beyond October this year. The medical students in the state universities have been... Read More
Aug 19, 2017 11:22:15 PM- hirunews.lk
First One-Day International of the five-match series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Dambulla this afternoon (20). This series will be highly important to Sri Lanka as they need to win at least two matches in the series to ensure direct... Read More
Aug 19, 2017 11:21:06 PM- hirunews.lk
“People’s Collective Affected by Salawa Ammo Dump Explosion”, met with the Maha Nayaka Thera of the Asgiri Chapter, Most Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thera yesterday. The residents said that the authorities are not concerned about... Read More
Aug 19, 2017 11:20:47 PM- hirunews.lk
Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana Dr. Wijedasa Rajapaksha says that he has no reason to resign from his ministerial post. He said this was addressing media following an event at the Malwathu Maha Viharaya in Kandy yesterday. He refuted allegations... Read More
Aug 19, 2017 11:20:11 PM- hirunews.lk
Grade 5 Scholarship examination is held today (20) with 356,728 candidates sitting for the exam at 3,014 centers. Examinations Commissioner General W. M. N. J. Pushpakumara said that students are expected to be present at the respective examination centre... Read More
Aug 20, 2017 5:14:28 AM- dailymirror.lk
At least 777 military deserters who are considered as Absent without Official Leave (AWOL) have been arrested in an island-wide raid carried out on Friday, the Sri Lanka Army said today.
Aug 19, 2017 10:55:06 PM- hirunews.lk
A collision involving two lorries and a van left 12 persons injured in Karandupana at Meepitiya in Kegalle this morning. The injured were admitted to the Kegalle Hospital and police said the injuries are not critical. The police further said heavy traffic... Read More
Aug 19, 2017 3:29:34 PM- thesundayleader.lk
We reiterate once again that it is time the Yahapalanaya government gives serious consideration to settle down and bring about tangible results for the benefit of the people who elected them to power on a clear mandate. Members of this government are well aware that what the consequence of defeat would imply for them and ...
Aug 19, 2017 3:29:32 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The story of Diogenes, the founder of Cynic philosophy, walking around Athens around 2600 years ago in daylight with a lighted lamp in search of an honest face, is well known. Diogenes, if transmuted to Colombo of August 2017, would probably go around the city with glaring TV lights and a camera crew not in ...