The Office of Reparations (OR), established to compensate the Easter Sunday Attack victims says that a total of Rs.262, 812,500 has been paid at present for those who were deceased and injured due to the bomb blasts.
The Sinhala Right-Wing Bodu Bala Sena held a public rally in Kandy on Sunday, July 7, calling for a Sinhala government to be established in Sri Lanka which will be supported by the entire Buddhist Priesthood.
Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been placed under arrest by police acting on orders of the Attorney General in the National Hospital where he is warded.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is saying that the Sri Lanka Police is facing grave new challenges and dealing with them efficiently and in a competent manner.
Ten more people have filed lawsuits in the United States against Gotabaya Rajapaksa alleging that forces under his command tortured them in Sri Lanka between 2008 and 2015 when he was Secretary to the Ministry of Defense, the Associated Press reported today.
Envoys from the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) are urging President Maithripala Sirisena to ensure the safety of the Muslim community in the face of hate speeches uttered by senior politicians and the clergy.
The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks is not political theatre, Gampaha district UNP parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said, responding to comments made by President Sirisena earlier this week.
President Maithripala Sirisena is calling the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter Sunday attacks a “political drama.”
Lawyers for Dr Shafi Shihabdeen who is at the centre of the controversy regarding the alleged sterilization of women patients filed a Fundamental Rights application on his behalf today before the Supreme Court.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will testify before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks and his appearance will be open to Media