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Monk Assault, Assault Novice Monks

Suspect arrested over assault on novice monks remanded

The suspect who was arrested for assaulting two novice Buddhist monks has been remanded until the 24th of September. The order was delivered by Padaviya Magistrate Harshana de Alwis today (11). The Horowpathana Police had apprehended the suspect, Gammedde Chaminda Galaboda alias ‘Utiya’ yesterday (10) after identifying him through the video footage of the incident, …

Parliament empty lack MPs

Parliament adjourned due to lack of govt MPs

Parliament was adjourned until September 17 as there was an insufficient number of Government MPs present in the House today. He said that after Chief Government Whip Gayantha Karunathilaka announced the withdrawal of the government’s affairs scheduled for the day, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the House until September 17. Aththa Withthi – Truth First like …


Gazette issued to hold Elpitiya PS election on Oct. 11

An Extraordinary Gazette notification has been issued confirming that the election for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha will take place on October 11, 2019. The gazette has been issued by the Returning Officer of Galle District, Somarathna Vidhanapathirana. The notice amends the date of poll of the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha fixed for 10.02.2018 by notice published …

Sri Lanka Freedom Party, SLFP

President to make special statement at SLFP’s 68th anniversary

The 68th anniversary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is set to be celebrated on a grand scale this afternoon (03) under the patronage of Chairman of the party, President Maithripala Sirisena. The General Secretary of SLFP Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara said the event will commence at 2.00 pm today at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. The …

Navy recovers a parcel suspected to be explosive

Navy recovers a parcel suspected to be explosive

A parcel which was hidden under water and suspected to be explosive, was recovered during a diving operation conducted by Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with Terrorism Investigation Division(TID) at Aliyawalai sea area in Jaffna. Accordingly, a parcel weighing about 15kg which was hidden under water and suspected to be explosive mixed with sand, was …

Gamini Senarath Case, Gamini Senarath, Gamini Senerath

Gamini Senarath and 2 others acquitted over Litro Gas case

Former President’s chief of staff Gamini Senarath and two others were acquitted and released by the Permanent High Court-at-Bar from the case filed over the alleged misappropriation of Litro Gas funds. The Permanent High Court-at-Bar today (08) delivered the final verdict of the case against Gamini Senarath, Piyadasa Kudabalage and Lasantha Bandara for allegedly misappropriating …

Dr Ananda Samarasekera, Wassim Thajudeen

Thajudeen Murder: Ex-Chief JMO indicted for concealing evidence

The Attorney General has served indictments to former Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) Dr. Ananda Samarasekara in the murder case of Wasim Thajudeen, the Attorney General’s Department said. The former Chief JMO was indicted before the Colombo High Court for concealing evidence pertaining to the case. He had surrendered to the court back in …

Anura Kumara Dissanayake

Mahinda doesn’t want to give candidacy even to his brother – Anura Kumara

JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake says that usually election battles take place during the election period, but now election battles are happening within the political parties. He said that the UNP made all the plans and announced it would launch its new alliance on August 5 with the presidential candidate to be announced on the …

Dinesh Nuwan Amaratunga, VIP Guards Attack Van, Maths classes

Kalagedihena Van Attack: Eight including math tutor granted bail

Mathematics tutor Dinesh Nuwan Amaratunga and 7 others who under remand custody over an attack on a van by a group of VIP bodyguards at Kalagedihena have been granted bail. Attangalla Magistrate’s Court granted the suspects the bail when the case was taken up before Magistrate Tharanaga Rajapaksa today (05). The 8 suspects have been …


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