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Police violated human rights of HNDA students HRC determines

Police violated human rights of HNDA students  HRC determines

The Human Rights Commission in its report on the police assault on HNDA students holds that the police had violated the human rights of the HNDA students. The Commission hence recommends compensation to be paid to the students by police and disciplinary action taken against those responsible. MORE..

December 4, 2015  04:32 pm|

Gammanpila condemns attack on HNDA students

Gammanpila condemns attack on HNDA students

If the attack on HNDA students had taken place during the past government, no doubt some would try to make the former Defence Secretary accountable for the violent incident, Colombo District Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila says. MORE...

November 2, 2015  03:00 pm|

Cop dies from heart attack during Divulapitiya protest

Cop dies from heart attack during Divulapitiya protest

A police officer attached to the intelligence unit has passed away after he suffered a heart attack during a protest held in Divulapitiya this morning demanding the arrest of suspects in the recent murder of 5-year-old girl Seya Sadewmi. MORE..

September 17, 2015  01:10 pm|

Acid attack on Ayurvedic Commissioner: Court summons accused

Acid attack on Ayurvedic Commissioner: Court summons accused

Three accused, who were indicted following the acid attack on the former Ayurvedic Commissioner of the North Central Province, have been summoned to appear in the Anuradhapura High Court on November 11. MORE...

September 9, 2015  05:43 pm|

Two in hospital after acid attack

Two in hospital after acid attack

A woman traveling in a car and the driver of the vehicle have been hospitalised following an acid attack on the Panamura road in Embilipitiya. MORE..

September 2, 2015  04:22 pm|

Conspirators were behind anti Muslim attacks: MR

Conspirators were behind anti Muslim attacks: MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed unnamed conspirators for carrying out anti-Muslim attacks during his tenure as he tries to woo estranged minority communities in his comeback bid in next months parliamentary elections. MORE...

July 30, 2015  02:12 pm|

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

The head of the banned Pakistani Sunni extremist outifit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq, was killed in an attempted breakout from police late on Tuesday, along with his sons and 11 others, Pakistani media have reported. MORE...

July 29, 2015  04:49 pm|

Indian fishermen claim attack by Sri Lankan counterparts

Indian fishermen claim attack by Sri Lankan counterparts

About 30 to 40 fishermen claim they were attacked allegedly by their Sri Lankan counterparts off Kodiakarai coast, who damaged their nets worth millions of rupees and threw the catch into the sea, an Indian fisheries department official said. MORE..

July 3, 2015  02:56 pm|

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that a blast that claimed two lives near a cricket stadium on Friday where a ODI match was underway was a suicide attack. MORE..

May 30, 2015  02:12 pm|

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

A 54-year-old man was killed following a wild elephant attack in the Thanthirimale area. MORE..

May 21, 2015  03:08 pm|

Goverment condemns Lahore church attacks

Goverment condemns Lahore church attacks

Sri Lanka condemns in the strongest possible terms the heinous terrorist suicide attacks targeting worshippers who were attending Sunday prayers at two Christian churches at Youhanabad, Lahore in Pakistan on 15 March 2015 killing 16 people and injuring more than 70 people, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday (18). MORE...

March 18, 2015  10:15 am|

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