JUSTICE MINISTER ,POLICE COMMISSION SLAM WASANTHA MUDALIGE’S CONFESSIONS

Justice Minister, Police Commission slam Mudalige’s claims against cops While the Police are yet to deny the recent allegations levelled by Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Convenor Wasantha Mudalige that certain Police officers including an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) have…

HARASSMENT OF APP-BASED THREE WHEELER DRIVER TO BE PROBED

Police to probe harassment of App-based three-wheeler driver transporting foreigners   The Tourist Police in Galle has launched an investigation into an incident where the driver of an app-based taxi service had been verbally abused by a group of local…

BALANGODA KASSAPA THERO ARRESTED

Balangoda Kassapa Thero arrested   Two individuals including Ven. Balangoda Kassapa Thero were arrested today (Feb. 08) during a Satyagraha campaign that was blocking the entry road to parliament. The Satyagraha was staged blocking the parliamentary entry road used by…

MAN SENTENCED FOR KILLING WIFE’S PARAMOUR

Man sentenced to death for killing wife’s paramour   A father of two, who was found guilty of killing his wife’s alleged paramour by stabbing him 16-times, was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court on Tuesday (7). The…

DEATH TOLL IN TURKEY EARTHQUAKE PASSES ELEVEN THOUSAND

Turkey death toll passes 11,000   More than 11,000 people in southern Turkey and northern Syria are now known to have been killed in Monday’s earthquakes. Families in some badly-hit areas have said the slow speed of rescue efforts means…

CBSL ANNOUNCERS LATEST EXCHANGE RATES

Today’s CBSL official exchange rates The Sri Lanka rupee has slightly appreciated against the Bahrain Dinar and Qatar Riyal in comparison to yesterday, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka reported. The rupee has, however, significantly appreciated against the Kuwait Dinar…

FATHER AND DAUGHTER DIE IN SELFIE MISHAP

Father & 12 year old daughter die in selfi mishap A 46-year-old man and his 12-year-old daughter have died after falling into the Kumbukkanaaruwa Oya in the Onegama area in the Pulasthipura Police Division today. The Police stated that area…

ATM’S TO GET POLICE PROTECTION

Police protection for ATMs!   Steps have been taken to increase patrols in areas where ATMs are available, police said. Police Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said legal action has also been taken against the suspects involved in recent ATM robberies.…

IN RAJITHA’S BRIBERY CASE AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT GOES MISSING

Document in Rajitha’s bribery case goes missing!   The Bribery Commission has informed Colombo High Court Judge Navaratne Marasinghe that one of the documents to be submitted to the court to prove the allegations against former Fisheries Minister Rajitha Senaratne…

TWENTY FOUR HOUR TOKEN STRIKE BY DOCTORS TODAY

GMOA to go on 24-hr token strike today   The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) will engage in a 24-hour token strike against the recent tax revision. The token strike will commence at 8.00am tomorrow (08) at all hospitals and…