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A medical doctor who fixed several hidden cameras in rest...


A medical doctor who fixed several hidden cameras in restrooms of the Anuradhapura Hospital has been arrested by the Anuradhapura Police this afternoon.

Six individuals have been arrested in the Tangalle area for allegedly stealing 20 motorbikes

The Chairman of Daranaiyagala Pradeshiya Sabha has been arrested by the police for reportedly assaulting a volleyball player, during a volleyball match held in Daraniyagala.

Pakistan won the toss and invited the Sri Lankan team to bat in the first test match against Sri Lanka today at the Abudabi Cricket ground in Pakistan.

Indian Navy on Tuesday arrested four Sri Lankans, including three members of a family, for reaching the country without proper documents and seized their fibre glass boat.

The UPFA controlled Bulathsinhala Pradeshiya Sabha budget for year 2014 has been defeated by a majority of 11 votes. The PS Chairman Thusitha Karunarathna was the only person who voted in favour of the for the budget.

The United National Party (UNP) Leadership Council was on to an inauspicious start yesterday, with monks and Party activists exchanging fisticuffs with monks being stripped off their robes by angry mobs when members of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) arrived at Sirikotha, the UNP Headquarters.

Three individuals have been arrested for attempting to print counterfeit currency notes in the Pallegama area in Passara.

The Anamaduwa Police have arrested two Pakistan nationals without valid visa in the Aadhigama area in Anamaduwa.

‘In ending terrorism in 2009, we asserted the greatest human right, the right to life and I am happy to state that in the past four years, there has not been a single terrorist related incident, anywhere in Sri Lanka’ President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated addressing the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2013 at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo today.

Sri Lanka faces the threat of violence if it continues to ignore international concerns over attacks on the rule of law, human rights abuses and a lack of post-war reconciliation, the International Crisis Group said in a report on Thursday.

Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop says she welcomes the arrests of Sri Lankan navy sailors allegedly involved in people smuggling, saying it shows the country is serious about combating the illegal trade in people.

Ceylon FT

Ceylon Finance Today: DFCC Bank Director/CEO Arjun Fernando said that his bank was waiting to repeal the DFCC Act, which was the forerunner to the merger of the
Ceylon Finance Today:Rs 576 million worth of foreign exchange dissipated from the markets last week (week ended Friday) due to foreigners exiting from the same,
Ceylon Finance Today: The bourse on Friday slipped back to the under Rs 1 billion turnover mark, making a low Rs 660.83 million, buffeted by continued political
Ceylon Finance Today: Veteran stock market player Ajith Devasurendra – led Arc Capital has transferred around 28 million shares amounting to a 9% stake in

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Over the past several weeks now, the entire country has been abuzz with the goings on about the upcoming Presidential Election, while the media, social organizations
The political arena in the last week has not been short of entertainment as members of one party crossed over to the other and caused a media frenzy every time
The sun was about to set over the Parakrama Samudraya. The golden rays reflecting on the water, was signalling to us that the day was near at end. A number of people
On Tuesday (16) one hundred and thirty two children went to school and never returned alive. They went to school expecting books and play, and instead met guns,