HC pronounce ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder on 18th July
HC pronounce ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder on 18th July

11 July 2014

Colombo High Court will pronounce the  ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder case on18th July, our news sources said. The High Court Judge Rohini Walgama stated in June 04 by taking up the case and directed all parties to make their submissions before the end of 10th June Former Tangalle PS Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana, Lahiru Kelum alias Ravindra, Udugamage Saman Deshapriya, Weerappulige Praneeth Chaturanga, Mohottige Sarath alias Sahan and Saraarachchi Patabendige Chanuka Chathuranga have been indicted by the Attorney General for murdering Khuram Shaikh and gang raping his girlfriend Victoria at the Tangalle Nature Resort on December 25, 2011. Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana has been ordered to be held in custody until the case is...

Read more >>

Sri Lankan’s ill-gotten money deposited in Switzerland via Seychelles-Dr Harsha
Sri Lankan’s ill-gotten money deposited in Switzerland via Seychelles-Dr Harsha
11 July 2014

  UNP parliamentarian Harsha De Silva said the amount of funds deposited in Swiss banks under Sri Lankan addresses had decreased in recent years because of strict laws adopted by Switzerland while deposits through Seychelles had...

Around 50 students hospitalized consuming drinks from a canteen
Around 50 students hospitalized consuming drinks from a canteen
11 July 2014

It is said that  50 students have fallen ill due to suspected food poisoning after consuming a certain drink from the canteen of an international school near the Piliyandala Town, our news sources said . Police said around eight...

37 Indian fishermen released
37 Indian fishermen released
11 July 2014

It is said group of 37 fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were arrested and taken  into custody by Navy  have been released after being produced before the Mannar Magistrate’s Court today, our news sources...

60 percent pictorial warning packs from Jan 1
60 percent pictorial warning packs from Jan 1
11 July 2014

It is said that Supreme Court today insisted that the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) should not be allowed to release to the market packets of cigarettes that do not display 60% of pictorial health warnings after December 31, 2014, our news...

Two caught with 200 counterfeit notes of Rs.5000
Two caught with 200 counterfeit notes of Rs.5000
11 July 2014

It is said that Crime Investigation Department had arrested two suspects yesterday for counterfeiting money in Dematagoda area, police sources said.   From the possession of suspects 200 counterfeit notes of Rs.5000 and the...

INSIDE DIGATHANEWS

HC pronounce ruling of the Khuram Shaikh…

11-07-2014

HC pronounce ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder on 18th July

Colombo High Court will pronounce the  ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder case on18th July, our news sources said. The High Court Judge Rohini Walgama stated in June 04 by taking...

Read more

Sri Lankan’s ill-gotten money deposited …

11-07-2014

Sri Lankan’s ill-gotten money deposited in Switzerland via Seychelles-Dr Harsha

  UNP parliamentarian Harsha De Silva said the amount of funds deposited in Swiss banks under Sri Lankan addresses had decreased in recent years because of strict laws adopted by Switzerland...

Read more

Argentina meets Germany in Sunday's Worl…

11-07-2014

Argentina meets Germany in Sunday's World Cup final

Argentina will meet Germany in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana in Brazil after winning a penalty shootout to eliminate the Netherlands. After 120 tedious and goalless minutes that were...

Read more

Around 50 students hospitalized consumin…

11-07-2014

Around 50 students hospitalized consuming drinks from a canteen

It is said that  50 students have fallen ill due to suspected food poisoning after consuming a certain drink from the canteen of an international school near the Piliyandala Town,...

Read more

37 Indian fishermen released

11-07-2014

37 Indian fishermen released

It is said group of 37 fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were arrested and taken  into custody by Navy  have been released after being produced before the Mannar Magistrate’s Court...

Read more

60 percent pictorial warning packs from …

11-07-2014

60 percent pictorial warning packs from Jan 1

It is said that Supreme Court today insisted that the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) should not be allowed to release to the market packets of cigarettes that do not display...

Read more

Two caught with 200 counterfeit notes of…

11-07-2014

Two caught with 200 counterfeit notes of Rs.5000

It is said that Crime Investigation Department had arrested two suspects yesterday for counterfeiting money in Dematagoda area, police sources said.   From the possession of suspects 200 counterfeit notes of Rs.5000...

Read more

40 percent funds on rural roads developm…

11-07-2014

40 percent funds on rural roads development wasted

It is said that Minister of Transport Kumar Welgama says that about 40 percent of the funds allocated for development of rural roads are wasted. Addressing the coordinating committee of his...

Read more

Kurunegala Hospital ICU closed

11-07-2014

Kurunegala Hospital ICU closed

It is said that the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Kurunegala Hospital will be temporarily closed due to a contamination and a oxygen leak, Hospital Director our news sources...

Read more

New police unit to combat drug menace

11-07-2014

New police unit to combat drug menace

It is said that Police Headquarters will set up police intelligence units at police stations across the island to speed up the campaign to eliminate the drug menace, Police Media...

Read more

Medical Supplies Management Technical Sy…

11-07-2014

Medical Supplies Management Technical System a white elephant-Unions

Health Services Trade Union Alliance (HSTUA) says that the Medical Supplies Management Technical System (MSMTS) of the Ministry of Health has become a white elephant. The Ministry of Health introduced this...

Read more

New programme to arrest Australian ille…

11-07-2014

New programme to  arrest Australian illegal migrants

It is said that Navy Commander Jayantha Perera said that a special programme have been launched to arrest Sri Lankan who are trying to go to Australia in an illegal...

Read more

Appoint an interim committee for GMOA

11-07-2014

Appoint an interim committee for GMOA

It is said that Former Deputy Secretary and the media spokesperson of the Government Medical Officers Association Dr. Upul Gunasekera says that the GMOA should appoint an interim committee. Dr. Upul...

Read more

Uva to be dissolved from midnight today

11-07-2014

Uva to be dissolved from midnight today

It is said the Chief Minister of Uva Province Shashindra Rajapakse says the Provincial Council will be dissolved from midnight today, our news sources said.

Read more

Complains not properly framed to investi…

11-07-2014

Complains not properly framed to investigate private bus service issues

Minister of Private Transport C.B Ratnayake says that most number of complains that made by bus commuters with regard to private bus service are not framed in a proper way....

Read more

Death sentence needs to be commuted to …

11-07-2014

Death sentence needs to  be commuted to the life imprison

It is said that Human Rights Commission has been urged the government that prison inmates who were given the death sentence to be commuted to the life imprison, our news...

Read more

Rajarata Uni student's sathyagraha hut b…

11-07-2014

Rajarata Uni student's sathyagraha hut burnt again

It is said the temporary hut that sheltered Rajarata University student protesters was burnt for the third time early this morning, our news sources said . According to Rajarata University Students...

Read more

Need to pay compensations to victims of …

10-07-2014

Need to pay compensations to victims of communal violence -Ranil

UNP/Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe said in parliament today that the victims of the communal violence in Beruwala and Aluthgama last month need to be compensated immediately to build mutual trust,...

Read more

Norochcholai Coal Power plant shut down …

10-07-2014

Norochcholai Coal Power plant shut down again

It is said that 300-megawatt Chinese-built Norochcholai Coal Power plant temporary shut-down from last night owing to mechanical failure, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) officials said. It is reported that plant will...

Read more

Election head to summon party representa…

10-07-2014

Election head to summon party representatives tomorrow

It is said that the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshspariya will meet all party secretaries and political party representative at the Election Secretariat at 10 am tomorrow, our news sources said. The...

Read more

Most Read Articles

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

HC pronounce ruling of the Khuram Shaikh…

Colombo High Court will pronounce the  ruling of the Khuram Shaikh murder case on18th July, our news sources said. The High Court Judge Rohini Walgama stated in June 04 by taking...

Read more

Sri Lankan’s ill-gotten money deposited …

  UNP parliamentarian Harsha De Silva said the amount of funds deposited in Swiss banks under Sri Lankan addresses had decreased in recent years because of strict laws adopted by Switzerland...

Read more

Argentina meets Germany in Sunday's Worl…

Argentina will meet Germany in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana in Brazil after winning a penalty shootout to eliminate the Netherlands. After 120 tedious and goalless minutes that were...

Read more

                                                                         .

Prev Next

Sri Lanka Politics

IMAGE New look for UNP headquarters
Sunday, 12 May 2013
United National Party (UNP) headquarters ‘Sirikotha’, which was damaged in the clashes during the election of the office bearers in December last year will be given a facelift soon, General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said. He told... Read More...
IMAGE Thousands of youth disgusted with existing government-Ruwan
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Thousands of youths around the country joined in the recent May Day rally because they are dissatisfied with the government, said UNP Gampaha district MP Ruwan Wijewardene. He pointed out that the government has only given words and slogans to the... Read More...
IMAGE Withdraw from circulation Rs. 100 note – Harsha
Sunday, 12 May 2013
UNP National List MP Harsha de Silva yesterday urged the government to withdraw the 100 Rupee currency note that depicts the Puttalam power plant as ‘development and prosperity’ of Sri Lanka.  The UNPer said that the coal-fired power... Read More...
IMAGE Sampanthan takes up arrest of Youth with Gotabhaya
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Tamil National Alliance Leader MP R. Sampanthan had met Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, at his Ministry on Monday, to seek the release of the 39 Tamil youths, who were being detained in Trincomalee and to ask that the renovation of the... Read More...
IMAGE UNP 67 anniversary on Friday
Wednesday, 04 September 2013
United National Party (UNP) will hold the party's 67th anniversary on Friday September 06th at 8.30 a.m. under the patronage of the party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe. The anniversary celebrations will be held at the party headquarters Sirikotha... Read More...
IMAGE ‘Some ruling party leaders in Ampara are without a backbone’
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Some of the ruling party leaders in Ampara district are without a backbone, alleged UPFA member of Ampara Urban Council Kelum Fernando. At the monthly meeting of the UC today, he charged these political leaders were keeping silent, while the... Read More...
IMAGE Another petition filed against dissolution of EPC and holding polls
Sunday, 12 May 2013
A former minister in the Eastern Province yesterday filed a writ application, in the Court of Appeal, requesting the court to suspend the decision of the governor of the province to dissolve the Eastern Provincial Council.  The petitioner, Rasiah... Read More...
IMAGE Sad reality of economy- Dr Haraha
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Sad reality of economy revealed says UNP parliamentarian and Economist Dr. Harsha de Silva and said that the sad reality of the country’s economy has now been revealed. Issuing a brief statement he said, “In complete contrast to the... Read More...
IMAGE Lawyers laments state media's "slander campaign" against CJ
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Lawyers accused the government of running "an organized series of programmes" in state electronic media targeting the Chief Justice, the Judiciary and leading lawyers. They said said government spin doctors are involved in these "baseless propaganda... Read More...
IMAGE Even if Parliament is prorogued, Impeachment continues- Dy. Speaker
Sunday, 12 May 2013
The proroguing  of parliament  will not necessarily lapse the prevailing Impeachment process  against the Chief Justice, according to the deputy Speaker, Mr. Chandima Weerakkody. When Parliament is summoned against the Impechment process comes... Read More...
IMAGE Indian parliamentary delegation to visit here
Sunday, 12 May 2013
A joint parliamentary delegation comprising delegates from all Indian political parties is due to tour Sri Lanka next week, according to the sources at the Ministry of External Affairs, our news surces said. The six-member multi-party delegation... Read More...
IMAGE Trade unions and professional bodies demands closure of Malabe Medical College
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Three major trade unions of professionals held a joint press conference yesterday and demanded the government to take steps to close the Private Medical College located in Malabe, Sri Lanka. The Federation of University Teachers' Associations... Read More...
IMAGE India vote against SL depends on the wording of the resolution-Indian PM
Sunday, 12 May 2013
The Indian Prime Minister  said that  India votes against Sri Lanka when Humand Rights Commission meets this month in Geneva will depend on the wording of the resolution that the United States plans to introduce. Dr Manmohan Singh is under... Read More...
IMAGE Government profiting under the guise of eradicating Dengue-Tilvin
Sunday, 12 May 2013
JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva says the people of the country do have a responsibility in eradicating dengue mosquitoes, however what the government should do is make the public aware of that responsibility and gain their contribution for the... Read More...
IMAGE Ranil seek’s parliament approval to visit Salley
Sunday, 12 May 2013
UNP/Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe sought the approval of Parliament yesterday to visit Colombo Municipal Councillor Azath Salley, who was detained under the provisions of Prevention of Terrorism Act.   The UNP Leader said that... Read More...
IMAGE Ranil to hand over report on Sri Lanka to IDU executive committee
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Opposition and United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe is to submit a report on Sri Lanka to the International Democratic Union (IDU) this week. Mr.Wickremasinghe, who is a deputy chairman of the union, is to submit the report on the... Read More...