Jan 21, 2018    Turkey ramped up security on its border with Syria on yesterday, January 20, deploying more tanks and armoured vehicles in the area as Turkish war planes launched air strikes against a U.S. -backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province.The operation which the Turks have dubbed “Operation Olive...
Mahinda Rajapaksa impeached the CJ who didn’t give the decision he wanted. Maithripala Sirisena accepted the Supreme Court’s ruling with as much good grace as possible. The difference between the two reactions is neither technical nor negligible. by Tisaranee Gunasekara “The travails of the mountains lie behind us. Before us lie the...
Colombo, Sri Lanka:  Sri Lankan police who were charged by elephants as they staked out a cannabis farm dropped an automatic rifle as they ran for their lives, sparking a hunt Sunday for the missing weapon.Policemen who had been camping out near the plantation in a bid to catch...
Sunday, 21 January 2018 - 14:48 CID team sent to Kataragama A Criminal Investigation Department team has been sent to Kataragama area on IGP's directions to probe the shooting incident where a motorbike rider was shot dead.      
One person was killed when a police officer opened fire on a motorcycle which had sped away without heeding to a police signal to stop. The incident had taken place at around 10.55 last night (Jan. 20), in the Kataragama town. According to police, a police constable and a civil defence...
A group of residents staged a sit-in protest nearby the Omanthai Railway Station today (Jan. 20).They staged the protest demanding the authorities to fix a railway gate to a nearby road, which is leading to their village. The Railway Control Room said the express train heading to Kankesanthurai from Mount...
Jan 20, 2018    One individual died and two others were seriously injured following the collapse of an earth embankment in Asgiriya, Kandy.The incident took place at around 10:30 a.m. today, January 20. According to the police, three men were constructing a side-wall when the earth embankment collapsed. The Kandy Fire Brigade, police...
Jan 20, 2018    The National Dengue Control Unit and Management and Science University jointly organised an awareness programme today, in the Delthara are in Piliyandala to emphasise the importance of the community involvement in Dengue control, the providing of knowledge in the future, and epidemic eradicating activities.The Management and Science...
Jan 20, 2018    The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the United States launched its Dual Enrollment Programme in Sri Lanka at an event held in Colombo yesterday, January 19.The programme was launched with Gateway Graduate School, the higher education and professional development arm of the Gateway Group. The official launch of the...
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently chartered a Rotaract Club for the benefit of its members and students in the presence of Rotary International President Ian Riseley, who was in Sri Lanka recently. The CA Sri Lanka Rotaract Club will bring together CA members...
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