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May 25, 2017 8:00:19 PM- www.ft.lk
Saying that the Government still did not have a defined mechanism to take immediate action against religious extremism in the country, the Ravana Balaya organisation demanded equal justice for all communities, including the country’s Sinhalese and Muslims.  Addressing the media at the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) head office, Sinhala Ravaya General Secretary Magalkande Sudaththa Thero claime...
May 25, 2017 8:00:00 PM- www.ft.lk
Visiting President Maithripala Sirisena and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed to expand cooperation between the two countries in several areas.   This agreement was reached during their discussions at the Australian Parliament in Canberra yesterday.  The two leaders, after concluding a one-on-one round of talks, held bilateral discussions, in which ministers and offic...
May 25, 2017 8:00:24 PM- ft.lk
By Janeen Fernando and  Shamara Wettimuny Religious violence in Sri Lanka is widely considered a post-war phenomenon that emerged during the former Government’s tenure. Yet recent reports of over a dozen incidents of ethno-religious violence across the country in the past month directed at the Muslim community demonstrate that it is a continuing problem.  While anti-Muslim vio...
May 25, 2017 7:10:50 PM- dailymirror.lk
Sinhala Ravaya General Secretary Magalkande Sudaththa Thera said today stern action should be taken to arrest Muslim minsters who supported Muslim extremism before Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Gnanasara Thera was arrested.
May 25, 2017 10:27:14 AM- dailymirror.lk
Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka today denied media reports that he had requested President Maithripala Sirisena to assign the Government Printing Department, State Printing Corporation and the National Film Corporation to his new ministry of Land and Parliamentary Reforms.
May 25, 2017 1:02:57 PM- hirunews.lk
Disaster Management Centre has announced Those living along the banks of Nilwala river at Pitabeddara, Urawa & Panadugama areas are advised to be vigilant due to rising water levels Read More
May 25, 2017 12:27:38 PM- hirunews.lk
The Meteorology Department states that the current wet weather will continue until the end of this month. At the same time, the building research institute issued warnings for the districts of Ratnapura, Kegalle, Kalutara and Galle for the next 24 hours.... Read More
May 25, 2017 6:35:32 AM- hirunews.lk
Brigadier Gunawardana was arrested when he reported to the CID to record a statement. Reports state that he has been remanded until the 31st of this month. Three persons including a school student were killed and over 33 persons were injured when a protest... Read More
May 25, 2017 5:57:34 PM- dailymirror.lk
If the Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka is entitled to a lifetime pension and other benefits then why are soldiers disabled in the line of duty not entitled to such benefits, the National Movement for the Protection of War Heroes asked.
May 25, 2017 11:40:52 AM- adaderana.lk
The Disaster Management Centre has issued an evacuation notice to residents of Tawalama and Baddegama living along the banks of the Gin Ganga. .
May 25, 2017 11:46:33 AM- hirunews.lk
Due to rising water levels in Gin river, people in Baddegama, Thawalama, Nagoda & Welivitiya - Divithura DS areas are advised to be evacuated: GA Read More
May 25, 2017 4:53:14 PM- dailymirror.lk
Senior State Counsel Dileepa Pieris yesterday requested Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandra to inquire from previous Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitya about the missing or misplaced passport and national identity card handed over to Court by Shashi Weerawansa in 2015.
May 25, 2017 4:04:00 PM- dailymirror.lk
The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said today it would meet the trade unions that supported it to take a definitive decision on further action needed to be taken on the SAITM issue.
May 25, 2017 3:25:37 PM- dailymirror.lk
Ratnapura District was the most affected by the torrential rains accompanied by strong winds, which lashed several parts of the country.
May 25, 2017 9:55:38 AM- hirunews.lk
Soon after assuming duty in his new ministry, Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake made a complaint to the CID today. The minister requested the CID to take prompt action against some hackers who published a forged twitter account in the minister’s... Read More
May 25, 2017 9:17:15 AM- adaderana.lk
Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena, who was arrested earlier today (25) in connection with the Rathupaswala shooting, has been remanded till May 31, Ada Derana reporter said. .
May 25, 2017 1:15:20 PM- dailymirror.lk
Several police teams were deployed to arrest Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary the Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera on charges of disturbing, obstructing and threatening police officers and committing acts bound to cause racial and religious disharmony among various communities.
May 25, 2017 1:02:53 PM- dailymirror.lk
Police said the CID today arrested Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena who was alleged to have led an army contingent to Rathupaswala to quell a protest by residents pleading for safe drinking.
May 25, 2017 7:06:35 AM- LBO.com
Sri Lanka’s new PPP Unit to be launched at Chamber’s Investment ConclaveMay 25, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will launch its ‘Private Public Partnership (PPP) Unit’ at the upcoming ‘Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2017’, which will take place 30th May to 1st June 2017 in Colombo. The unit formed with cabinet approval is mandated to source investment from both national and international private sectors […]
May 25, 2017 7:08:01 AM- hirunews.lk
Several police units have been sent to arrest the Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena movement, Galagoda Atte Gnanasara thero over various reasons. According to the announcement issued by the police, it is further reported that the mission for the arrest has... Read More
May 25, 2017 7:21:39 AM- adaderana.lk
3500 tablets of ecstasy and 55 g of cocaine have been discovered in Galle by Sri Lanka Customs today (25), Customs Media Spokesperson and Additional Director General of Customs, Dharmasena Kahandawa said. .
May 25, 2017 7:08:53 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka Police today said that the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero will be arrested for allegedly obstructing and threatening police officers and for making hate speech.
May 25, 2017 6:40:39 AM- adaderana.lk
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is currently recording a statement from Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena, the military officer who allegedly ordered troops to open fire on protesters demanding clean water in Rathupaswala five years back.
May 25, 2017 6:41:19 AM- hirunews.lk
An army bomb disposal unit is at a street in Hulme, Greater Manchester Police has said. It is too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into Mondays bomb attack at Manchester Arena, the force said, but said it was an incident in... Read More
May 25, 2017 6:35:32 AM- hirunews.lk
Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardane who was accused of ordering to fire at Rathupaswala protestors has been arrested by the CID. Read More
May 25, 2017 6:06:44 AM- hirunews.lk
Soil mounds have collapsed into several places in Norton Bridge-Ginigathhena main road due to heavy showers received by Central hills. Accordingly, police said that the travel and transport on this road have also been crippled. Police further requests... Read More
May 25, 2017 11:36:38 AM- dailymirror.lk
Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake who assumed duties today said the country would be taken forward not through loans but through foreign investments and innovative thinking.
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