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President intervenes on behalf of Wijeweeras family

President intervenes on behalf of Wijeweeras family

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to allow the family of the late Rohana Wijeweera, founding leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), to stay six more months at a house belonging to the Welisara navy camp. MORE..

September 22, 2015  10:57 pm|

Most peaceful election in the recent history: election monitors

Most peaceful election in the recent history: election monitors

The general election that took place yesterday was the most peaceful and fair in the recent history of the country, election monitors say. MORE...

August 19, 2015  06:21 pm|

No poll ticket for Rajiv attacker: BJP

No poll ticket for Rajiv attacker: BJP

The radical Sinhalese-Buddhist party, the Bodu Jana Permuna (BJP), has refused to give an election ticket to Wijemuni Vijitha Rohana de Silva, who had hit Rajiv Gandhi with his rifle butt when the then Indian Prime Minister. MORE...

July 20, 2015  11:35 am|

Sri Lanka to invite foreign observers for parliamentary polls

Sri Lanka to invite foreign observers for parliamentary polls

Sri Lanka will invite foreign observers for the parliamentary elections due to take place on August 17, election monitors said on Saturday. MORE..

June 28, 2015  12:56 am|

Full-face helmet ban to be re-implemented on April 2

Full-face helmet ban to be re-implemented on April 2

Wearing full-face helmets by motorcyclists will be banned from April 2, Police spokesman said a short while ago. Earlier police announced the implementation of the ban but was later removed by Minister of Public Order. MORE...

March 25, 2015  12:03 pm|

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ruwan Gunasekara has been appointed as the new Police Media Spokesman. MORE..

March 12, 2015  07:40 am|

Government lifts ban on full-face helmets

Government lifts ban on full-face helmets

Minister John Amaratunga said that the ban on full-face helmets that was to be implemented from 21 March has been temporary removed. MORE...

March 9, 2015  05:09 pm|

Four DIGs among top cops transferred

Four DIGs among top cops transferred

Several high-ranking police officers including four Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) and 18 Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) have been transferred with immediate effect, the Police Spokesperson told Ada Derana. MORE...

March 8, 2015  02:47 pm|

Ex-ministers yet to return over 300 vehicles, says Rajitha

Ex-ministers yet to return over 300 vehicles, says Rajitha

The authorities are yet to locate some 300 vehicles used by the ex-governments ministers, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE...

March 5, 2015  04:59 pm|

Police to re-enforce helmet laws

Police to re-enforce helmet laws

Wearing full face helmets by motorcyclists has been banned from 21 March, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. MORE...

March 2, 2015  01:22 pm|

Rugby players death was not accidental: Police

Rugby players death was not accidental: Police

An inquest into the mysterious death of former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen has been initiated following the emergence of new information with respect to the case in the recent past, Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. MORE...

February 26, 2015  05:06 pm|

CID records statement from Gotabaya

CID records statement from Gotabaya

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a statement from former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in connection with the investigations into the armories of the Avant Garde and Rakna Lanka companies. MORE..

February 13, 2015  05:43 pm|

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