Mother burns 4-year-old using metal spoon

A woman, residing in Alawatugoda area in Kandy, has been arrested over causing burn injuries to her four-year-old daughter, said Ada Derana reporter. Reportedly, the mother had burned the child using a heated metal spoon, for defecating on herself. The child, who sustained burn injuries on her back, has been admitted to Kandy Teaching Hospital More...

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Speaker Informs President That Confidence Motion Was Duly Passed In Parliament: President- Speaker Talk On Resolving Crisis

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has officially informed President Maithripala Sirisena that the confidence motion supporting UNP Ranil Wickremesinghe was duly passed in Parliament. The Speaker has also told the President More...

Ranil sets deadline to end crisis

Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister promised yesterday (10) to bring tens of thousands of supporters to the capital next week for a massive demonstration unless President Maithripala Sirisena reinstated him imminently. Ranil More...

Sri Lanka ranks 2nd in climate risk index

a new global index, Sri Lanka has been ranked second among the countries most affected by extreme weather events in 2017. The Long-Term Climate Risk Index listed Puerto Rico and Sri Lanka as the top two affected More...

Sarath Fonseka Proposes Yearly Mental Test For President: Requests Parliament To Adopt Measures Similar To the United States

UNP Parliamentarian Sarath Fonseka today proposed to the Parliament that the President of Sri Lanka should undergo a mental test once a year. Speaking in Parliament, a short while ago, Fonseka said, in the US all More...

‘Palayaw Palayaw Sathara Waram Deviyange Namayen Palayaw’-Ranil

The status quo that existed before October 26 can be restored now following the interim order given by the Appeal Court as it is given against an individual and not against a post, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe More...

President Sirisena Holds Special Discussion With Basil Rajapaksa: Meeting Centres Around Current Political Crisis

President Maithripala Sirisena has held a discussion with former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa last night on the current political situation. Sources close to both parties confirmed that the discussion More...

Ranil is UNP’s nominee for PM – Kabir

United National Party (UNP) has officially informed the TNA that their nominee for the post of Prime Minister is UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. UNP Chairman Kabir Hashim has informed of their decision on the nominee More...

Ravi Karunanayake Predicts UNP’s Majority Will Increase From 122 To 129 During Vote To Cut Off Budgetary Allocations For PM’s Office

UNP Colombo District Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake said his party’s parliamentary majority would increase from 122 to 129 today. Addressing a press conference at Temple Trees, Karunanatake indicated that More...

Third suspect in Matara student’s murder arrested

The third teenage suspect allegedly involved in the stabbing of a student in Matara has been arrested by the Matara Police Intelligence Division, the Police Spokesman said. He was taken into custody at around 6.20 More...