Apr 16, 2018 10:41:20 AM- hirunews.lk
Police say 382 drivers were arrested from island-wide raids for driving under the influence of liquor. Police also said 66 drivers were booked for careless driving and 347 others were booked for speeding. Read More
Apr 16, 2018 9:45:47 AM- adaderana.lk
The Joint Opposition (JO) would hold its May Day Rally at Galle..
Apr 16, 2018 6:08:49 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Maldives must restore ex-President Mohamed Nasheed’s right to stand for office, including the office of President, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded in a finding made public today. The finding of violations of human rights was made in response to two individual complaints by Nasheed filed in 2013 and 2016. Nasheed, first brought to a ...
Apr 16, 2018 5:50:33 AM- thesundayleader.lk
A twenty -one – member delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Major General Fiaz Hussain Shah is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a foreign study tour from April 15 to 19, 2018. The delegation comprises of senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces, Civil Services and Officers from Kingdom of Saudi ...
Apr 16, 2018 5:17:07 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage was arrested on Monday over allegations of being involved in fraud when he was a Minister. Aluthgamage was arrested after he appeared before the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) to make a statement over the allegations against him. He was however granted bail after being presented before the Fort Magistrate. ...
Apr 16, 2018 4:54:13 AM- thesundayleader.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena reached London on Monday to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018. He was received by the Commonwealth officials and Sri Lanka High Commission staff. A Sri Lakan child offered beetle leaves to receive the President in accordance with the traditional custom. A girl offered a boquet to Madam Jayanthi Sirisena. President ...
Apr 16, 2018 4:06:20 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Iranian Parliamentarians approved an extradition treaty between Iran and Sri Lanka on Sunday. A total of 203 lawmakers were present in the Parliament session, and the bill was ratified by 153 Yes votes, 11 No votes, and 7 abstentions. The treaty which includes an introduction and 21 articles will allow the Islamic Republic of Iran ...
Apr 16, 2018 7:40:48 AM- hirunews.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (Apr. 15) attended an event where he cut the countrys longest chocolate cake. It was 380kg in weight and 111m in length. Read More
Apr 16, 2018 7:14:29 AM- hirunews.lk
Former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage who was granted bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate arrested again and remanded for failing to fulfil bail conditions. Our court correspondent said that the former Minister had failed to prove that his passport... Read More
Apr 16, 2018 7:12:57 AM- hirunews.lk
A group of persons including wildlife officials came under attack in Samanthurai when they attempted to chase away a herd of elephants that encroached a village. The herd included 6 wild elephants. However, the wild elephants had come after... Read More
Apr 16, 2018 7:57:27 AM- adaderana.lk
A stock of explosives were recovered in the coastal area of Pesalai Mannar by Pesalai Police yesterday (15)..
Apr 16, 2018 7:44:35 AM- adaderana.lk
The Water Supply Trade Union Joint Alliance sys that they will resort to trade union action within the next 2 weeks if the new wage increase is not approved by authorities.
Apr 16, 2018 7:33:00 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka Navy s Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala assisted a foreign yacht named Sandetie which was distressed seas 72 nautical miles off Galle Light House..
Apr 16, 2018 7:16:18 AM- adaderana.lk
Former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage was remanded by Fort Magistrate till tomorrow (16) as he failed to produce evidence of his passport being with Colombo High Court. .
Apr 19, 2018 1:14:57 PM- hirunews.lk
Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cubas new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006. It is the first time since the revolution in 1959 that a Castro is not at the helm of the government.... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 12:59:59 PM- hirunews.lk
The political party leaders who met at Temple Trees today (Apr. 19) had agreed to conduct the Provincial Council elections without delay. Representatives of all the political parties except the Joint Opposition and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna participated... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 12:53:02 PM- hirunews.lk
The United National Partys restructuring committee decided to carry out the necessary amendments before 30th of April. It was decided at a meeting held at Temple Trees today (Apr. 19). The meeting was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 12:48:18 PM- hirunews.lk
Former State Minister, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana says that the Sri Lanka Freedom Partys Group of 16 who recently quit the Unity Government would write to the Parliamentary Secretary General tomorrow (Apr. 20) informing him to arrange seating facilities... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 12:33:23 PM- hirunews.lk
A tense situation was created at the Head Office of ETI Finance Limited in Ward Place, Colombo this afternoon (Apr. 19). It was when depositors of the ETI staged a protest demanding their money back. ETI Finance is a subsidiary of the Edirisinghe Group.... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 10:41:43 AM- adaderana.lk
A group of LTTE supporters are reportedly protesting in front of the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, against the visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
Apr 19, 2018 10:03:31 AM- adaderana.lk
A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world s last communist states.
Apr 19, 2018 9:57:15 AM- adaderana.lk
The final decision whether or not to increase the fuel prices will be taken by the President and the Prime Ministers together, says Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Arjuna Ranatunga.
Apr 19, 2018 10:31:36 AM- hirunews.lk
A pro - LTTE demonstration currently underway in front of the Commonwealth summit premises in London, against the Sri Lanka President. Read More
Apr 19, 2018 8:17:20 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have arrested the manager of the Horana factory where an industrial accident saw 5 employees being died. The incident happened at around 1.20 this afternoon. Police said first a worker had fallen accidentally into an ammonia tank and... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 8:05:24 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena today (Apr. 19) joined the commencement of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace. The Queen is hosting the event. Queen Elizabeth, who has been the group’s symbolic figurehead... Read More
Apr 19, 2018 8:22:55 AM- adaderana.lk
Horana police arrested the manager of the rubber factory where 5 workers died in the Ammonia tank incident today, the Police spokesman said.
Apr 19, 2018 7:56:52 AM- adaderana.lk
Anuradhapura Police, acting on a court order, exhumed the remains of an individual who committed suicide 7 months ago.