Oct 4, 2015 8:17:18 AM- adaderana.lk
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, he is unable to share that view. .
Oct 4, 2015 8:05:43 AM- adaderana.lk
The Z Score Cut off marks for the university academic year 2014'2015 will be released on October 5, the University Grants Commission (UGC) says.
Oct 4, 2015 8:21:28 AM- colombogazette.com
In a major crackdown on gold smuggling, 31.75 kg of gold worth Rs. 8.43 crore was seized from 10 passengers who arrived at the Madurai airport by two international flights,
Oct 4, 2015 8:08:23 AM- colombogazette.com
Sri Lanka’s leading trade body, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) believes that the Finance Bill of March 2015, presented to Parliament recently sends a negative signal to the private
Oct 4, 2015 7:41:23 AM- dailymirror.lk
IGP N.K. Illangakoon had ordered the police to hand-over an interim report of investigations into the complaint lodged by 17-year-old school boy and 33-year-old man in Kotadeniyawa, alleging they were assaulted while in police custody.
Oct 4, 2015 7:55:10 AM- adaderana.lk
IGP N. K. Illangakoon has ordered an investigation into the alleged assault on two suspects including the 17-year-old schoolboy who were taken into custody in connection with the sexual assault and murder of five-year-old Seya Sadewmi in Karandeniya. .
Oct 4, 2015 7:31:23 AM- colombogazette.com
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) without a vote last Thursday is being hailed
Oct 4, 2015 7:00:36 AM- colombogazette.com
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe today assured his full support and that of his Government to Sri Lanka, when he had brief talks with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Japan. Wickremesinghe
Oct 4, 2015 6:49:29 AM- adaderana.lk
Kokmaduwa to Imaduwa section of the Southern Expressway has been temporary closed once again due to possible rock fall risk following heavy rains, the police say. .
Oct 4, 2015 5:19:26 AM- LBO.com
Oct 04, 2015 (LBO) Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose to 143,374 visitors, up 35.9 percent in September 2015 from a year ago, a statement said. Arrivals for the nine months to September were up 18.8 percent from a year ago, the latest tourism data shows. In September India arrivals rose 41.5 percent to 27,233 while […]
Oct 4, 2015 4:24:06 AM- newsfirst.lk
Two suspects who robbed cash from gasoline stations in Bulathsinhala and Horana, have been taken into police custody. The Police Media Unit said that the suspects had allegedly stolen Rs.25 000 from a gasoline station in Bulathsinhala, and Rs.19 000 from a gasoline station in Horana. The suspects have also allegedly been connected to a number of […]
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Oct 4, 2015 3:17:24 AM- newsfirst.lk
Rubber producers charge that the subsidy of Rs.300 provided per kilogramne of rubber has been halted. The rubber producers state that this has caused them much financial difficulty, and urge the authorities to rectify the current situation. News 1st, made an inquiry in this regard from the Minister of Plantation Industries, Naveen Dissanayake. The Minister said : […]
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Oct 4, 2015 1:41:26 AM- newsfirst.lk
Over the past few days reports claim that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are waterproof. In fact, not just reports; there now exist multiple videos that show Apple’s new smartphones surviving extended periods of water submersion. Those videos aren’t fabrications or pranks. Apple’s new iPhones really do hold up under water, thanks to a […]
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Oct 4, 2015 1:21:49 AM- newsfirst.lk
One of Russia’s few remaining independent newspapers, Novaya Gazeta, is believed to have been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Over the twenty years of its operation, the newspaper — known for its investigative reports on human rights abuses and corruption — has come under increasing government pressure, been the target of cyber attacks […]
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Oct 4, 2015 12:45:40 AM- newsfirst.lk
A foreign woman has drowned in the seas near Weligama, Matara. According to the police the victim was a thirty-three-year-old Chinese national who had gone for a sea bath. Police added that the body was currently lying in the mortuary of the Matara hospital and added that a post-mortem examination would be conducted later on Sunday, […]
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Oct 3, 2015 11:29:56 PM- newsfirst.lk
The area between Kokmaduwa and Imaduwa on the Southern Expressway was temporarily closed again on Sunday morning. Director of the Highway Operations and Maintenance Division at the Road Development Authority, S. Opanayake stated that the road was closed due to the threat of landslides. He added that the landslide warning came following the rains that were prevalent […]
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Oct 3, 2015 11:27:15 PM- newsfirst.lk
According to the Met Department, the Northern and Southern hemispheric winds convergence zone, lies north of Sri Lanka affecting weather over Northern Province. It is expected to move Southward gradually causing more showers with lightning activities over the country. Another spell of showery and windy weather is expected in the Southwestern part from Monday. Showers […]
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Oct 3, 2015 11:23:28 PM- newsfirst.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is on a tour of Japan, is set to speak at the Conference on International Science and Technology held in Kyoto. The Prime Minister’s office stated that he is scheduled to hold bi-lateral discussions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later on Sunday, while a second round of discussions will […]
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Oct 3, 2015 10:17:38 PM- newsfirst.lk
Two individuals who attempted to smuggle Heroin worth more than Rs.25 million into the country, were taken into custody by custom officials at the Katunayake International Airport. Customs Spokesperson Leslie Gamini said that the suspects had concealed the Heroin in their luggage, as they arrived aboard a flight from India. The weight of the stock of Heroin […]
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Oct 4, 2015 5:31:01 AM- dailymirror.lk
Several proposals of the UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka cannot be accepted as it poses some dangers to the country, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today.
Oct 4, 2015 5:15:59 AM- dailymirror.lk
Two poachers have been arrested and a muzzle loader shot-gun seized by Tissamaharama Police during investigations in to the shooting at Yala National Park.
Oct 4, 2015 4:46:58 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka has moved up five positions to rank 68th in a global index of world's most competitive economies for the year 2015-16. Switzerland topped the table for the seventh consecutive year. .
Oct 4, 2015 4:35:13 AM- hirunews.lk
ஜெரூசலத்தில் இடம்பெற்ற தாக்குதல் சம்பவம் ஒன்றில் இரு இஸ்ரேலியர்கள் பலியானதுடன், மேலும் இருவர்... Read More
Oct 4, 2015 4:32:16 AM- hirunews.lk
The Southern Expressway between Kokmaduwa and Imaduwa which was closed has been reopened. The section had to be closed due to the risk of landslides. However, with the weather turning to be better, the intersection has been reopened. R M S Bandara of... Read More
Oct 4, 2015 4:31:42 AM- hirunews.lk
Opposition Leader R Sambanthan stated that Tamil people should not have any fear regarding the Geneva resolution adopted on Sri Lanka recently. This was speaking to media after having visited Jaffna to look in to resettlement taking place in the region... Read More
Oct 4, 2015 4:26:44 AM- hirunews.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has requested the world to support South Asian Countries including Sri Lanka to achieve development by moving away from the shadows of tragedies of the past. This was addressing the Science and Technology Summit in... Read More
Oct 4, 2015 1:39:06 AM- hirunews.lk
A Sri Lankan man and a woman were arrested by Customs officials when they attempted to smuggle in heroin worth nearly 50 Million Rupees. They had brought in 5 Kg’s of heroin from Chennai this morning. The heroin had been packed in five packets... Read More
Oct 4, 2015 3:13:36 AM- lankatruth.com
The JVP has decided to continue raising the Avant Garde issue in Parliament until the government comes out with an answer. The Leader of the JVP raised the issue in Parliament under standing orders 23/2on the 22nd September.
Mr. Anura Dissanayaka asked the government why it has failed to carry out another investigation regarding Avant Garde. He said there were many firearms with Avant Garde and th...
Oct 4, 2015 3:41:44 AM- adaderana.lk
Accusing Sri Lanka of intimidating Indian fishermen through repeated arrests to prevent them from venturing into their traditional fishing waters in the Palk Bay, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa drew the attention of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to yet another incident of arrest of fishermen by the island navy on October 1. .
Oct 4, 2015 3:07:47 AM- dailymirror.lk
A female Chinese national drowned while bathing at the Udupila beach in Weligama last evening, the Police said.