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Journalist attacked over book on corruption in previous govt

A freelance journalist and writer in Galle came under attack this morning over a book he wrote about alleged corruption in the previous government.


SB’s bodyguards to face identification parade on Monday

Hatton Magistrate J. Stroski has ordered to produce the two bodyguards of parliamentarian S.B. Dissanayake who opened fire at a certain group of individuals to an identification parade on 11 Nov.


Address ragging – SLMA tells Candidates

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) is urging all presidential candidates to address the violence in universities perpetrated on newcomers which they say is a “grave humanitarian tragedy that takes place” in State universities.


Australia and Sri Lanka to combat human smuggling

The Sixth Meeting of Australia-Sri Lanka Joint Working Group was concluded last week in Canberra, Australia.


Over 12,000 suspects nabbed in narcotics prevention campaign

Some 12, 000 suspects have been arrested over drug-related offences in a narcotics eradication campaign which ended recently, the Police said.


Senadhipathy arrested and remanded

The Chairman of Avant Guard Nissanka Senadhipathy was remanded until November 8 today by the Special trial-at-Bar after he was arrested on arrival at the Bandaranaike International airport this morning and produced in court.


Two dead in Southern Expressway accident

Two women died and three persons sustained injuries in a traffic accident that occurred on the Southern Expressway last night (25)


One hit and killed by an army vehicle

A probable mendicant was hit and killed by a van belonging to the Sri Lanka Army in Egodauyana yesterday (24 Sept).


Gota and seven others acquitted in Avant-Garde case

Gotabaya Rajapaksa and seven others who were indicted by the Bribery Commission have been released by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.


Five Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

The Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen for alleged poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters yesterday (18), the Navy said.


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