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People photographing the blood stained statue of Christ at the St. Sebastian’s Church Katuwapitiya,.....


People photographing the blood stained statue of Christ at the St. Sebastian’s Church Katuwapitiya, which was reconsecrated yesterday after being renovated following the Easter Sunday terrorist attack. Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith attended the mass. Thousands of devotees including families of the victims of terror participated at the event.Read More...

Cardinal asks govt. to resign


Leaders of the country were acting according to the whims and fancies of external forces and the government should immediately resign and allow those who were capable of governing the county to take over, Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranji...

Did British waste end up at collapsed Meethotamulla garbage dump?

Civil society activist Saman Ratnapriya yesterday said that British waste material had been surreptitiously brought here in spite of Sri Lanka struggling to cope with its own garbage problem.

2019 prez poll: Nagananda denies being British agent, reveals failed bid to contest on JVP ticket


Presidential candidate attorney-at-law Nagananda Kodituwakku on Saturday (20) denied being a British agent, exploiting the current political crisis to undermine democracy here.


SLPP Gampaha District Committee decides unanimously to back Gota

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gampaha District Committee, yesterday, decided unanimously that former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa should be the party’s Presidential candidate, MP and the leader of SLPP in the District Prasanna Ranatu...

Cabinet approves President’s proposal to amend Uniform Ordinance

The Cabinet of Ministers on Friday approved a proposal presented by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Minister of Defence, to repeal the Uniform Ordinance No. 6 of 1895 and to draft a new bill concerning uniforms.

Ava member killed  in police shooting, another injured


Police shot dead a member of the Aava Group, when he allegedly attempted to attack them with a sword, on Saturday night at Manipai, Jaffna. That was the first time that the police used lethal...

Champika reveals real kingmaker capable  of deciding who next President will be


Megapolis and Western Province Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says that the king maker at the next presidential election will not be any single party but the floating vote comprising around five...

Islamic clergy not happy with amendments to MMDA

The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulma (ACJU), will meet Muslim MPs today to protest against the amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA).

NPC Minister sacked for corruption talks of virtues of Prabhakaran

The only person that the Tamil people had accepted as a national leader was the late LTTE leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, former Provincial Minister of Agriculture of the Northern Province, P. Ayngaranesan told media in Jaffna yesterday.

Boutique owner assaulted for asking his money

KANDY: The Kandy police are investigating a complaint that a boutique owner was attacked with a firearm by a resident of Anniewatta when the victim went to inquire about a dud cheque the latter had given.The cheque was issued by the suspect to cover...

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