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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.
Full Article Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:01
Sri Lanka, in response to Canada’s decision to suspend funding the Commonwealth has said it was not surprised by the move.
Full Article Wednesday, 16 April 2014 13:07
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.
Full Article Friday, 11 April 2014 19:22
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
Full Article Sunday, 13 April 2014 02:16
The Army has confirmed that it had shot dead LTTE Leaders Gopi and Thevan during a shootout at Nedunkerni early this morning.
Full Article Friday, 11 April 2014 11:55
The latest Human Rights and Democracy Report by the UK Government has listed Sri Lanka as a country of concern citing human rights issues in the country during the past three months.
Full Article Thursday, 10 April 2014 17:10
The Police have requested motorcyclists islandwide to keep their headlights on during the day starting today (10).
Full Article Thursday, 10 April 2014 13:24
The External Affairs Ministry is yet to be officially notified about a travel advisory issued by the Australian Government today.
Full Article Wednesday, 09 April 2014 15:18
The inaugural session of the recently elected Southern Provincial Council will be held on April 11 at 10am.
Full Article Wednesday, 09 April 2014 12:18
President Mahinda Rajapaksa met the Sri Lankan Cricket team at Temple Trees this evening following their return to the country. The team returned to the country this evening and were greeted by thousands of fans.
Full Article Tuesday, 08 April 2014 21:52
Former Sri Lanka Captain Kumar Sangakkara said that he welcomed constructive criticism and added the players took pride in playing the game.
Full Article Tuesday, 08 April 2014 17:20
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.
Full Article Tuesday, 08 April 2014 13:03
Sri Lanka will not participate in any investigation carried out by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris said here on Monday.
Full Article Tuesday, 08 April 2014 08:29
The Elections Department today said action would be taken against officials responsible for the errors during the preferential vote count, after investigations.
Full Article Monday, 07 April 2014 12:02
Sri Lanka beat India by six- wickets to win the final of the fifth ICC World T20 played at Dhaka on Monday.
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 22:00
Hotels, restaurants and other eateries in and around Colombo still source their water from contaminated tube wells, cautioned Colombo Municipal Council Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Pradeep Kariyawasam.“We have warned many of these establishments, but find that they continue to violate the law, putting consumers at risk of severe water-borne diseases,” he said adding, “There’s no
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 02:30
A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has picked up a pulse signal, Chinese media say.
Full Article Saturday, 05 April 2014 17:43
Seventeen persons were injured when a bus veered off the road and toppled over near the Bambarakulama Bridge in Bulathsinhala last night.
Full Article Saturday, 05 April 2014 11:06
Former Chief Ministers, Prasanna Ranatunga and Shan Wijayalal took oaths as Chief Ministers for the Western and Southern Provincial Councils respectively, a short while ago.
Full Article Friday, 04 April 2014 11:00
According to island-wide results of the GCE Ordinary Level 2013 examination, Menushika Jayani Kariyawasam of Ratnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha and Thapoda Harindi Gangodawila of Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo, have obtained joint first place.
Full Article Thursday, 03 April 2014 17:24

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