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Jaffna incident: IGP admits shortcomings

Jaffna incident: IGP admits shortcomings

We should admit the fact that there may have been shortcomings on the part of the police with respect of the incident in Jaffna which resulted in the deaths of two university students, IGP Pujith Jayasundara says. MORE...

October 25, 2016  04:16 pm|

Ex-Principal gets 15 years RI for murdering mistress

Ex-Principal gets 15 years RI for murdering mistress

A former school principal who was found guilty of shooting and killing his mistress in Habarana has been sentenced to 15 years rigorous imprisonment by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..

September 10, 2015  11:39 pm|

Murder case of Janaka Perera referred to Apura Special High Court

Murder case of Janaka Perera referred to Apura Special High Court

Following a directive from the Chief Justice, court hearing of the case, in which an ex-LTTE carder is accused of killing 31 people including Major General Janaka Perera in 2008, will be heard at the Anuradhapura Special High Court from the next hearing. MORE...

September 7, 2015  05:04 pm|

Sarath Kumaras bail plea turned down for 7th time

Sarath Kumaras bail plea turned down for 7th time

The Anuradhapura Magistrates Court today rejected for the seventh time the bail plea put forward by the House Leader of the North Central Provincial Council, Ananda Sarath Kumara. MORE..

August 12, 2015  12:28 pm|

UPDATE: One dead, 4 injured after van runs over Dumindas supporters

UPDATE: One dead, 4 injured after van runs over Dumindas supporters

One person died while another 4 were wounded, 2 critically, when a van driven by a police officer ran over a group of political party supporters in Rambewa, Anuradhapura. MORE..

August 1, 2015  03:00 pm|

Election posters inside cab with fake army plates, 2 arrested

Election posters inside cab with fake army plates, 2 arrested

Police today arrested two persons and seized a vehicle with two difference number plates, including an army number plate, along with a stack of more than 4,500 election posters of a UPFA candidate in Kebithigollewa. MORE..

July 24, 2015  12:02 pm|

Willing to make any sacrifice to protect SLFP Mahinda

Willing to make any sacrifice to protect SLFP  Mahinda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he is willing to make any sacrifice to protect the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and that although he has not betrayed the country or the people, the finger is being pointed at him. MORE..

July 17, 2015  08:01 pm|

UPFA election campaign to begin from Anuradhapura

UPFA election campaign to begin from Anuradhapura

The inaugural election rally of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is scheduled to be held at the Salgadu Stadium in Anuradhapura today, under the theme Lets give life to the country and a new beginning. MORE..

July 17, 2015  11:09 am|

Ministers coordinating secretary remanded over PHI attack

Ministers coordinating secretary remanded over PHI attack

The Coordinating Secretary of a Minister, who was arrested in connection with the assault on a Public Health Inspector (PHI) in the Eppawala area, has been remanded until July 13 by the Thambuttegama Magistrates Court. MORE..

July 10, 2015  03:27 pm|

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

A former teacher found guilty of molesting a student in 2006 has been sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..

May 21, 2015  05:20 pm|

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

A child was killed and another 13 persons wounded after a small truck, carrying a group of pilgrims, veered off the road and collided with a tree in Konwewa, Thambuttegama. MORE..

May 1, 2015  03:41 pm|

Girl who scribbled on Mirror wall released

Girl who scribbled on Mirror wall released

The girl who was sentenced to two years in prison for scribbling on the Sigiriya Mirror wall and later given a Presidential pardon, has been released by the Anuradhapura Prison this morning. MORE..

April 30, 2015  09:37 am|

Police nab escapee after 12-hour search

Police nab escapee after 12-hour search

The Nawagattegama Police have located and arrested an individual who escaped from the custody of prison authorities, a police source said. A police search team nabbed the suspect in Sravasti Pura area in Anuradhapura, on Saturday (14) evening. MORE...

March 15, 2015  12:03 pm|

Jaffna spreading message of peace to the world - Modi

Jaffna spreading message of peace to the world - Modi

Jaffna is making a new mark for itself, spreading message of peace to the world, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. MORE..

March 14, 2015  02:52 pm|

Modi flags off train service at Talaimannar Pier

Modi flags off train service at Talaimannar Pier

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off a train service at the north-western Sri Lankan town of Talaimannar the closest point to India restored after decades of civil war, completing the reconstruction of the entire Northern Province Railway Line. MORE..

March 14, 2015  01:27 pm|

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to visit Sri Lankas ancient capital Anuradhapura during his trip to the island nation next month, a move aimed at pushing Indias soft power and projecting the countrys Buddhist links in the region. MORE..

February 25, 2015  04:21 pm|

Traffic cop killed in accident

 Traffic cop killed in accident

A traffic policeman died on the spot when a motorbike he was traveling in collided with a bus near Habarana town along the Anuradhapura-Polonnaruwa road, the police said. The accident occurred on Wednesday (18) at around 10.00 pm. MORE...

February 19, 2015  01:04 pm|

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