Adaderana Breaking News:
Three persons were killed while seventy others were injured when a bus carrying school children had fallen into a precipice at the Seeta Eliya area in Nuwara-Eliya, police stated. MORE..
The government stated that it was no secret that the 13th amendment was a “white elephant” from an administrative point of view. MORE..
The student who stabbed a female lecturer of the Open University in Nawala has been arrested by Police. The student had fallen ill due to the consumption of some liquid and admitted to the Kalubowila Hospital where he was arrested, Police said. MORE...
The Navy arrested a group of suspects who were attempting to illegally sail from Sri Lanka off the Eastern coast of Batticaloa this morning (June 19) Navy Spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya stated. MORE..
MP Duminda Silva arrived in Parliament a short while ago for the first time in 18 months following the shooting incident in Kolonnawa that resulted in the death of former MP Baratha Lakshman Premachandra in 2011. MORE..
A tense situation erupted at the Open University in Nawala after a student had attacked a lecturer, sources told Ada Derana. The lecturer has been admitted to the Kalubowila Hospital with cut injuries. MORE...
The polls for the Northern Province, Central Province and North Western Province is scheduled to be held after the second week of September as the bill for voting rights of displaced people is passed, sources at the Election Department stated. MORE..
The Homagama Magistrate Court ordered MP Arundika Fernando to appear in court on July 16 to give evidence over the disappearance of Journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. MORE..
Seven suspects were arrested by the Beruwala Police over the alleged involvement in the robbery of gold and jewellery. MORE..
Police arrested a suspect who was transporting pesticides along with a stock of food stuff in Nochchiyagama while the stocks were seized by the police. MORE..
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday told a delegation of Sri Lanka Tamil MPs that he was “dismayed” by reports suggesting that Colombo planned to dilute certain key provisions of the 13th Amendment on devolution of powers to provinces ahead of polls to the Northern Provincial Council. MORE..
A tense situation arose in the Kuttikarachchi area of Kinniya following a clash between the STF and residents this evening (June 18) while police were forced to fire shots into the air to bring the situation under control. MORE..
DIG Vaas Gunawardena who is in remand over the alleged involvement in an abduction and murder of a businessman has been interdicted, the Police Spokesman stated. MORE..
Two persons have been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division in connection with the fire which broke out at the warehouse of the Colombo Port in May, police said. MORE..
Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the new High Commissioner of India to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka arrived in Colombo today, the Indian High Commission said in a release. MORE...
General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, responding to an accusation over his involvement in a drunk driving incident in 2000, stated that it was a military officer who was driving the vehicle at the time and not him. MORE..
The Registration of Electors (special provisions) bill that ensures voting rights to displaces persons in the North passed in parliament with amendment a short while ago. MORE...
The son of UPFA Mihintale Pradeshiya Sabha member R.A. Anil, Nipuna Madusanka has assaulted the principal of the school where he is currently studying, the Ada Derana correspondent reports. MORE...
A body - suspected to be of a fisherman - has washed ashore at the Battalangunduwa island in Kalpitiya this morning, police said. MORE..
Two persons died and another 7 were wounded following an accident involving multiple vehicles in the Melsiripura area on the Dambulla-Kurunegala main road this morning. MORE..
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said India would convey its views on alleged attempts by political parties in Sri Lanka to repeal the 13th Amendment to its Constitution, after considering its implications.
The Chairman of the Embilipitiya Pradeshiya Sabha M.K. Amila who was arrested and remanded over an alleged assault on two police officers has been released on bail. MORE..
The female student of Colombo University who jumped off the fifth floor of a university building died while receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital. MORE..
In a bid to prevent fishermen crossing the international maritime boundary line (IMBL) and entering Sri Lankan waters, the Indian Coast Guard station in Karaikal has intensified patrol besides launching awareness campaigns, an official said on Sunday. MORE..