Oct 23, 2016 11:13:54 AM- nation.lk
Four individuals have been killed and two others injured in a shootout in Mattakkuliya this evening. Reports said that the two injured persons were in critical condition and are receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital. The incident had taken place in Summitpura, Mattakkuliya.
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Oct 23, 2016 11:21:10 AM- hirunews.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe says that no changes will be made to the prominence given to Buddhism in the country. He stated this at a function held at the Gangodawila – Pangiriwaththa Vivekaraama temple yesterday. Read More
Oct 23, 2016 11:20:37 AM- hirunews.lk
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he expects a fair investigation be conducted into the death of two university students in Jaffna. He stated this participating at a function in Polonnaruwa- Somawathi Raja Maha Viharaya in reply to a question... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 11:05:56 AM- hirunews.lk
4 persons killed and two others seriously injured in shooting in Mattakuliya today. Colombo National Hospital director Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that the two others now being treated in the ICU. Read More
Oct 23, 2016 11:05:15 AM- onlanka.com
Four people were killed and two were critically injured after a group of unidentified men shot at them in Mattakkuliya area a short while ago.
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Oct 23, 2016 3:16:21 PM- dailymirror.lk
Rainy condition is expected to enhance to a certain extent in Northern and South-Western parts of the island in the next few days, Met. Department said.
Oct 23, 2016 2:30:37 PM- dailymirror.lk
Two officers attached to the Government Intelligence Service were hospitalised today with injuries due to a sword attack by two unidentified motorcyclists who had allegedly stabbed them in Chunnakam, Jaffna.
Oct 23, 2016 6:52:10 AM- dailymirror.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena is to visit Iran in December to strengthen relations with the Islamic Republic, Iranian media reported.
Oct 23, 2016 9:27:35 AM- hirunews.lk
Iraqi forces have taken complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya, in an ongoing operation to free the countrys second city of Mosul from more than two years of brutal ISIS rule. Lt. Gen. Riyad Jalal, commander of the Iraqi ground forces, told... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:20:12 AM- hirunews.lk
Former Mayor of Batticaloa Sivageetha Prabhakaran has been arrested by the police today. She was taken into custody under the charges of operating a brothel. Two other women and the manager of the brothel have also been taken into custody. Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:19:47 AM- hirunews.lk
The final rites of Nadaraja Gajan - one of the two Jaffna university students who died in Kokkuvil, Jaffna, was conducted today. The funeral took place at Iranamadu public cemetery in Kilinochchi. The remains of the late student were brought from his... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:18:11 AM- hirunews.lk
Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa says that a new political force, a party or an alliance would be established in the nearest future. The former Minister stated this to the media, after participating in an awareness program for Joint Opposition regional... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:17:11 AM- hirunews.lk
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunga says, it is imperative to have commissions for the government bodies and authorities to perform their duties independently. The former President stressed on the importance of commissions while addressing... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:12:36 AM- hirunews.lk
The Met department says that a depression has developed in the Central Bay of Bengal, 1400 km to the northeast of Sri Lanka. The department also noted that there is no direct effect on the island, however, heavy showers between100 mm to 150 mm can be... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 9:09:42 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena says that there should be no room for issues in the country based on language difference. The President stated this while participating in the prize giving of All Island Tamil Language Day held at Dharmaraja College... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 1:58:42 PM- dailymirror.lk
The possibility of presenting three reports by the Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) has arisen as there are three groups of members which hold different opinions on the Bond issue, a member of the committee revealed today.
Oct 23, 2016 7:54:20 AM- adaderana.lk
A former Mayor of Batticaloa Sivageetha Prabhakaran has been arrested on the allegation of running a brothel, police said. .
Oct 23, 2016 12:50:27 PM- dailymirror.lk
The Public Utilities Commission is set to introduce a set of new laws which will allow the public to seek compensation from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) in instances of inefficient power distribution.
Oct 23, 2016 11:11:31 AM- dailymirror.lk
In regards to recently published reports in the media, the management of SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka issued a statement today, reassuring staff members that as many Mihin Lanka staff as possible will be absorbed to SriLankan Airlines.
Oct 23, 2016 7:06:59 AM- adaderana.lk
Two cops attached to the Chunnakam police station in Jaffna have been hospitalized, police sources said. .
Oct 23, 2016 6:28:55 AM- adaderana.lk
Two persons were killed after their speeding motorbike had veered off the road and collided with a lamp post in Eravur area in Batticaloa, police said. .
Oct 23, 2016 5:25:54 AM- adaderana.lk
Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar called on President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday morning and discussed potential Indo-Lanka partnerships in areas such as transport, energy and infrastructure. .
Oct 23, 2016 11:11:31 AM- dailymirror.lk
In regards to recently published reports in the media, the management of SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka issued a statement today in a move to ‘correct some misinformed facts’ presented at the media briefing held recently.
Oct 23, 2016 10:58:43 AM- dailymirror.lk
The price of a cigarette is expected to be increased up to Rs.55 with the enactment of the 15 per cent VAT, according to the Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne.
Oct 23, 2016 5:06:59 AM- hirunews.lk
A mother, who stabbed her two children and later inflicted stab wounds on herself, has been remanded until the 3rd of next month. Badulla Magistrate Ruwanthika Marasinghe ordered to remand a woman from the Uva - Kalewatta area in Madolsima. Police noted... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 5:05:56 AM- hirunews.lk
Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne says that the price of a cigarette will increase up to 55 rupees, after imposing the 15% VAT. The Minister further noted that recently the price of a cigarette was increased by Rs. 7, and that the price is further subjected... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 5:05:49 AM- hirunews.lk
The 4th India - Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise named ‘Mithra Shakthi’ will get underway at the Regimental Headquarters of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment tomorrow. The Defence Ministry said that the Joint Training Exercise is held to enhance understanding... Read More
Oct 23, 2016 5:05:20 AM- hirunews.lk
MP Rohitha Abeygunawardena says that government ministers are engaged in various activities as they are not assigned with specific duties. The MP stated this while addressing a rally held in Bulathsinhala area yesterday. Read More
Oct 23, 2016 5:04:13 AM- hirunews.lk
The Navy arrested 56 fishermen who engaged in fishing using illegal fishing nets during the past three days following operations. The operation was executed in Mannar, Silawathura and Arippu areas. The Navy also seized 18 vessels, illegal nets and equipment.... Read More