Mar 24, 2017 12:44:41 AM- hirunews.lk
Anti-Romeo squads were formed in Uttar Pradesh under the order of its Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The squads will hunt down people harassing women and take legal action against them. There are 30 police officers in the squad including five female... Read More
Mar 24, 2017 12:37:25 AM- hirunews.lk
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) a short while ago. He was summoned to... Read More
Mar 24, 2017 6:05:51 AM- dailymirror.lk
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption as Abuse of Power, State Resources, and Privileges (PRECIFAC) this morning to give a statement over financial loses to the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) during last Presidential election.
Mar 24, 2017 5:55:33 AM- dailymirror.lk
The Monetary Board decided to increase the key policy interest rates of the Central Bank, namely the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) by 25 basis points each, to 7.25 per cent and 8.75 per cent, respectively, with effect from today (24).
Mar 24, 2017 5:39:27 AM- dailymirror.lk
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will open a High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Mar 24, 2017 5:22:33 AM- dailymirror.lk
The Government of India felt anguish and pain over the Sri Lankan military’s alleged war crimes against unarmed Tamils in the 2009 war, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in an unusually strong observation on the Sri Lanka’s human rights record.
Mar 24, 2017 5:55:20 AM- ft.lk
What keeps you going? Every game that has the ‘child in you’ craving for more keeps raising the bar. Your objective is to move to the next level. No matter how many times you fail, you persist.
This constant progression through the levels becomes addictive. It even calls for healthy competition, the sharing of guidance from gamers who h
Mar 24, 2017 5:49:54 AM- ft.lk
IT and Commerce Minister of Telangana State Minister Rama Rao speaking at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit in Colombo said that the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge created a platform between Government, academia and industry to enhance the employability of the youth in Hyderabad
Today does our edu
Mar 24, 2017 5:48:51 AM- ft.lk
Big match season lays bare the tribalism and sexism in our society
Big match season brings out the best in us and also the worst, I think. The camaraderie and the loyalty of the old boys and the enthusiasm of younger ones are heart-warming. But on the negative side, big match season lays bare also the tribali
Mar 23, 2017 11:54:51 PM- adaderana.lk
Former minister Professor G.L. Peiris has stated that the government has agreed to allow for international bodies to intervene in the investigation pertaining to the alleged war crimes that were carried out by the government at the time. .
Mar 24, 2017 5:54:29 AM- ft.lk
By Janitha Devapriya
I confess that I do not have a copy of the Attorney General’s letter to Parliament which was tabled and therefore based my comments on the first page news item that appeared in the Daily FT of 8 March, which was also carried in the front page of another English Daily on the same date. I wish to give my comments and observations on the response of Mr. T. Rusiripala (Da...
Mar 24, 2017 12:18:59 AM- hirunews.lk
Senior DIG CD Wickremaratne was appointed at the acting Inspector General of Police. He was appointed as IGP Pujith Jayasundara left the country to attend a seminar celebrating 210th National Malaysian Police Day. Read More
Mar 23, 2017 11:41:20 PM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka’s greatest musical event Hiru Mega Blast will be held in Matale Naula Public Grounds tonight. “Flashback” will provide the melodies, while Nittambuwa Omaya dancing troupe would decorate the event with performances. An array... Read More
Mar 24, 2017 5:24:04 AM- dailymirror.lk
Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe yesterday charged that the international community is making unrealistic demands from Sri Lanka.
Mar 24, 2017 5:02:24 AM- dailymirror.lk
Five migrants were found dead in the sea off Libya on Thursday after the boats they were travelling in sank, likely carrying hundreds more to their deaths, an aid organisation said.
Mar 24, 2017 4:32:46 AM- dailymirror.lk
The spread of dengue in Sri Lanka could be a part of the health crisis which currently prevails in the Asian region, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.
Mar 24, 2017 1:19:48 AM- dailymirror.lk
A parliamentary delegation, serving in the two watchdog committees, will undertake a tour of the European Parliament next month, an official said yesterday.
Mar 23, 2017 11:15:21 PM- hirunews.lk
Central Bank of Sri Lanka increased policy rates by 25 basis points. Accordingly, Standing Deposit Facility Rate will increase to 7.25 per cent and Standing Lending Facility Rate to 8.75 per cent. ... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 11:11:14 PM- hirunews.lk
MP Wimal Weerawansa currently on a hunger strike says that people are made to believe that the courts act according to the advice of senior government officials, with regard to individuals considered important by the government. Directing a letter to... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 11:06:44 PM- hirunews.lk
The resolution put forward with the consensus of four countries, including the USA, for a two-year extension of the 2015 Geneva Resolutions was passed at the UNHRC yesterday without a vote. It was passed with the co-sponsorship of the remaining 36 countries.... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 11:02:34 PM- hirunews.lk
Medical Superintendent at Puttalam Hospital Sumith Attanayake says that a virus fever with disease symptoms similar to Dengue fever is spreading in Kalpitiya and Puttalam. The Superintendent said that as a consequence of this virus, a sudden decrease... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 10:54:17 PM- hirunews.lk
Bodies of five migrants were found off the coast of Libya. Foreign media says that experts fear that over 200 migrants could have drowned. Proactiva Open Arms, that recovered the bodies, said the five they pulled from the Mediterranean were young men... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 10:47:34 PM- hirunews.lk
Shares in Sri Lankan closed low yesterday. Colombo stock index closed down 0.3 percent at 5,979.85 after breaching the 6,000 barrier. Turnover stood at Rs.616.4 million. Read More
Mar 23, 2017 10:39:44 PM- hirunews.lk
Thalawa police arrested a young woman and two others who assaulted a man and stole his three-wheeler in Thambuththegama, Anuradhapura. The suspects were residents of Kelaniya, Galle and Matara areas. Police said they were aged 19 and 20 years. Read More
Mar 23, 2017 10:35:05 PM- hirunews.lk
A suspect was arrested with Rs. 10.5 million worth of marijuana in Panamure area, Embilipitiya, last night. The stock was found when the police raided the suspect’s house following a tipoff. Meanwhile, a woman from Ratmalana area was also arrested... Read More
Mar 23, 2017 11:12:07 PM- adaderana.lk
Monetary Board decided to increase key policy interest rates of the central bank. .
Mar 23, 2017 10:58:47 PM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka and Russia pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high.
Mar 23, 2017 10:41:09 PM- adaderana.lk
A human rights activist has been fined RM10,000 (US$2260) Wednesday by the magistrate's court in Kuala Lumpur for screening a Sri Lankan civil war documentary which had not been approved by the Censorship Board of Malaysia.