UPFA MP Nimal ‘Nilvala’ Wijesinghe, accused of assaulting a Grama Niladhari, has been released on Rs 1,500 cash bail and Rs 100,000 surety bond after he surrendered to the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court today. MORE..
India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat refugees confined to their boat on Christmas Island are Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from a camp in Puducherry. MORE...
The Principle and female teacher of Kadawala Tamil Maha Vidyalaya, in the Hatton Educational Zone, have been arrested and remanded for allegedly abetting the molesting of a 16-yer-old school girl. MORE..
The Ministry of Ports and Highways says that arrangements will be made to acquire lands for the construction work of the Ratnapura Expressway from Kahatuduwa to Pelmadulla within six months. MORE...
The Police Headquarters confirmed that a person admitted to the Colombo National Hospital has accused Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga of assaulting him with a cricket bat, causing injuries to his hand. MORE..
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today termed as “inappropriate” the Indian Government’s proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue. MORE..
The estate workers in Rakwana, Ratnapura today boycott their duties in protest over police inaction to apprehend an individual who alleged to have molested a 14-year old girl from the same area. MORE...
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has arrested 38 Indian fishermen for violating the maritime boundary line and fishing in Sri Lankan waters. The fishermen and their 9 trawlers were intercepted in seas near Delft Island and Talaimannar last night, navy said. MORE..
The Consumer Affairs Authority has nabbed 15,000 kilograms of chili powder not suitable for human consumption from a grinding mill in Sedawatta, Wellampitiya. The chili powder was mixed with flour and fabric colouring and had been sent for distribution in Hatton and Avissawella. MORE...
At least 47 persons including 28 children were injured and hospitalised following a wasp attack at a preschool, being conducted at the Mallikarama Temple near the Kataragama Hospital this morning. MORE..
Australia will be raising the issue of the 153 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers with India on Tuesday, when Australian immigration minister Scott Morrison will be meeting with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and home minister Rajnath Singh. MORE..
A 69-year-old man, who claims he was brutally assaulted by a group of individuals including a prominent Western Province politician, has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment to injuries. MORE..
The special commodity tax on imported sugar has been increased by Rs. 3 per kilogram with effect from July 16, the Finance Ministry stated. Accordingly the tax per kilogram of sugar has been increased from Rs. 25 to Rs. 28. MORE...
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to remove the taxes announced in Special Gazette 1857/8 for state and private sector financial institution staff, the Presidential Media Division said. MORE..
VIDEO: Three industrial grinding machines packed with heroin were seized at the Orugodawatta container yard by customs officers a short while ago, in what is believed to be the largest haul detected in the country, sources said. MORE..
Indian speedster Ishant Sharma, whose consistency has always been under the scanner, delivered when it mattered most, as he grabbed a career-best 7 for 74 to bowl out the home team for a 223 in pursuit of a competitive victory target of 319. MORE..
If you were hoping to watch Jennifer Lopez perform in Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony, you’re out of luck. MORE..
A resident of Taiwan who is of Sri Lankan origin, Niroshan Devapriya has alleged that he was in a romantic relationship with the Bachchan bahu before her marriage. Not only this, Devapriya has also demanded claims for causing him mental stress. MORE..
Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million after a California jury determined the South Korea-based company guilty of infringing Apple’s patents, Reuters reported. MORE...
The US Department of Justice has broken new ground when it comes to prosecuting counterfeit mobile app distributors. For the first time, the government has convicted two men for illegally selling copies of copyrighted apps. MORE..
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