President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning asserted that the Government has no plans to remove army camps from the North, whether or not there's an LTTE resurgence locally or internationally. He assured that all these camps will remain as usual.Responding to a question during his 'breakfast meeting' with media heads at Temple Trees this morning about the operations...
Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen strongly condemning the wrongful entry into his ministry premises this morning, asked the members of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) to “give up such extremist behaviour and follow a moderate path compatible with the teachings of Lord Buddha.”
Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) warns that it will not join in special transport services during the New Year or holiday seasons in future. They blamed the government for failing to supervise and manage the New Year Transport Service as they planned.
The Government plans to address the diplomatic community and seek assistance to apprehend LTTE operatives who have already been issued Interpol red notices. External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris will meet the representatives from the Diplomatic mission on Thursday, April 24 in Colombo. External Affairs Ministry sources claimed that the Minister will brief the ambassadors and high commissioners on the…
The ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government appeared to have been embarrassed to silence yesterday by the actions of Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando and his supporters, who allegedly attacked a group of United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarians and media personnel in Hambantota on Thursday.The Nation news desk made repeated attempts to contact UPFA heavyweights r
Naval deployments in the Willpattu National Park area have not affected the Muslim families as claimed by media today, said by Military spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said in a statement. The statement said that the Defence Ministry as well as Sri Lanka Navy strongly refuted the allegation that Muslim families who have encroached the sanctuary of
The United Nations General Assembly President Dr John William has confirmed that he will be participating the World Conference on Youth – 2014 (WCY-2014) due in Colombo next month. In addition to the General Assembly President, UN Secretary General Secretary’s Special Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi and several other high ranking officials will join in the main conference and other…
Attempts by the Liberation of Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to regroup in Sri Lanka are currently being neutralized with the help of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) officials and Sri Lanka Army, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said.
Sri Lanka, in response to Canada’s decision to suspend funding the Commonwealth has said it was not surprised by the move.
According to new information that has emerged, the group that was actively leading a campaign to revive the LTTE in Sri Lanka was led by Sundaralingam Kajeepan, alias Thevihan, Military Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said.
Security forces dealt a decisive blow to groups seeking to resurrect the LTTE in Sri Lanka when three of its key members, K.P. Selvanayagam alias Gopi, Sundaralingam Kajeepan alias Thevihan and Navarathnam Navaneethan alias Appan, were killed during a shootout at Nedunkerni Thursday night.The Army on Friday (11) confirmed that three LTTE suspects were killed in a shootout between the
The Police have requested motorcyclists islandwide to keep their headlights on during the day starting today (10).
Due to the New Year season the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has informed India that they will not be able to take part in the discussions scheduled to be held on April 24 and 25. Instead the Sri Lankan authorities have suggested holding diplomatic discussions in May.