Six from Kurunegala arrested over links to Easter attacks

Six persons have been arrested by the Kurunegala Police over connections to the Easter Day attacks and enabling terror acts, stated Police Media Spokesperson yesterday. Among the arrestees, three have been remanded after being produced at the courts and the remaining 3 are currently investigated on under the custody of the Kurunegala Police. Reportedly, More...

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Legal debate on IGP’s removal is unnecessary-Navin Dissanayake

Footage of a meeting where Minister Navin Dissanayake shares his thoughts with the prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the removal of the IGP had been circulating social media recently. Minister Navin Dissanayake: “There More...

Jihadist training camp uncovered in Kaththankudi

A suspected jihadist training camp was uncovered at a location in Mullikulam, on the Kaththankudi border, yesterday during a search and locate operation carried out by the Security Forces, a senior official said. He More...

People have not demanded my resignation – President

A foreign national may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave his country alone. President Maithripala Sirisena warned in More...

Attacks carried out by suicide bombers, Govt. Analyst confirms

The Government Analyst’s Department has confirmed that the attack on the three churches and the hotels in Colombo had been carried out by suicide bombers. A total of eight explosions occurred across the country More...

Circular issued making Scholarship exam non-compulsory – Akila

The Ministry of Education has issued the Circular making the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination not compulsory, Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says. Speaking to Ada Derana, the Education Minister said he has More...

Two others arrested with ‘Makandure Madush’ deported from Dubai

Two more suspects, who were arrested in Dubai along with the notorious drug kingpin ‘Makandure Madush’ at a party that involved drugs, have been deported to Sri Lanka last night (01), the Police Spokesperson More...

Deal for new Sri Lanka oil refinery will take at least a year to finalize – report

An agreement to build a proposed $3.85 billion oil refinery in Sri Lanka will take at least a year to be finalized as its main investor, India’s Accord Group, says it is yet to recruit partners and conduct an More...

Nadeemal Perera deported to Sri Lanka – sources

Singer Nadeemal Perera, who was arrested along with the drug kingpin “Makandure Madush” has been deported from Dubai and arrived in Sri Lanka, according to sources. Reportedly, a prison officer named Lalith More...

Nurses launch two-day token strike

Government nurses have launched a two-day token strike at government hospitals across the island. The Public Services United Nurses Union said that the island-wide strike was launched from 7.00 a.m. this morning More...