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Police dogs render US diplomats speechless!

2019-04-26 08:00:55

In the wake of the recent suicide bombings at three luxury hotels on Easter Sunday, the management of Hilton Hotel Colombo had recently requested defense forces to inspect the hotel premises. ..

Daya Ratnayake’s appointment cancelled!

2019-04-25 07:23:02

The decision taken by President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint former Army Commander Daya Ratnayake as the Secretary to the Ministry of Defense has been reportedly cancelled due to government’s opposition. ..

Army launches missions in East!

2019-04-25 04:39:08

Sri Lanka Army has launched a mission in the Eastern parts of the island to catch Islamic extremist groups involved in the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday (April 21). ..

Suicide bombers in CID custody

2019-04-25 03:59:31

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has identified all suicide bombers involved in the bombings carried out by Islamist extremists on last Sunday (21st April). ..

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confesses of a bribe

2019-04-19 02:15:31

Recently, a confession has been made by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa that a bribe was obtained, in an interview with 'Ravaya' newspaper. According to his view, receiving a fish tank as a gift spending hundred thousands of rupees by a b..

President’s Counsels ten a penny nowadays

2019-04-18 11:01:41

According to the widely accepted tradition in Sri Lanka’s legal system, lawyers who have contributed greatly to the improvement of the law are appointed as President’s Counsels. But, has it changed? ..

Catching thieves, the most profitable business in Sri Lanka besides theft!

2019-04-15 18:13:17

As of now, the most profitable business in Sri Lanka is catching thieves other than involving in theft, one of the senior officers in Sri Lanka Police Department has informed to Lanka News Web. ..

State Corp. Chairman Who spent LKR 735,000 for a drink!

2019-04-10 11:11:11

A Chairman of a state corporation who had next to nothing prior to the yahapalana coming into power has become a billionaire in 4 years. ..

Chief Justice to retire in April

2019-04-08 12:28:00

Chief Justice Nalin Perera’s tenure ends on 28th April as he turns 65. ..

Planned Campaign to destroy Minister John

2019-04-06 08:15:02

Tourism, wildlife and Christian Affairs Minister is today the most senior Christian MP in parliament. He is also the most senior parliamentarian next to the Prime Minister. ..

Dear AG, what's the worst could happen!?

2019-04-05 06:57:26

An Indian national arrived to Sri Lanka has made an investment for a project undertaken by the Board of Water Supply and Drainage, in collaboration with another Sri Lankan, during 2009 - 2010. Mr. Vivek Sharma, the Indian, has invested a total amount..

RMV Jagath, Thushara destroy files to cover up corruption

2019-04-04 05:03:53

Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) Commissioner General Jagath Chandrasiri and DMT Information and Communication Technology Commissioner Thushara Suraweera are attempting to destroy department’s files relating to Transport Ministry-led investigation..

State Minister Ashok Abeysinghe comes forward to save RMV’s Jagath

2019-04-02 16:05:25

State Minister of Transport Ashok Abeysinghe has expressed opposition to removing Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) Commissioner General Jagath Chandrasiri from his post. ..

Champika Ranawaka getting ready to contest presidential election

2019-04-01 10:41:16

Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Champika Ranawaka has told some of his close acquaintances recently that if he cannot become the presidential candidate of the United National Front (UNF), he will contest the upcoming presidential electi..

Microfinance Act won’t be abolished, debts won’t be written off; deal with microfinance institutions!: Minister Eran

2019-04-01 09:34:52

This article is based on the opinions expressed by State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremeratne on the microfinance crisis during Sanwadaya live program telecasted on Independent Television Network (ITN). ..

Ministers Malik and Kabir to be arrested?

2019-04-01 07:30:02

Minister Malik Samarawickrama the one time controversial businessman who has a habit of putting his finger into every contract and has more than 10 bribery charges filed against him by the public for giving concessions to businessmen in return for fa..

"LTL" Finance Director at anti-governmental conspiracy with SLPP ?

2019-03-30 18:02:26

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is reportedly being engaged in a political conspiracy against Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake with Lanka Transformers Limited (LTL) in seeking political advantage amid the na..

Russel Fonseka angry!

2019-03-28 05:48:23

Lanka News Web, two weeks ago, reported on the adverse situation within Bank of Ceylon (BOC) caused by its Chief Financial Officer Russell Fernando’s misuse of his position. ..

Satan’s children who feed upon cancer patients’ blood!

2019-03-27 06:31:39

Although the topic of drug mafia in Sri Lanka surfaces from time to time, certain forces that are attempting to cover it up are extremely powerful. This note is about one aspect of this issue; it is about those who rob poor patients and those who bac..

CB bond scam: Hulugalla an American citizen!

2019-03-25 14:09:20

Perpetual Treasuries Chairman Geoffrey Aloysius was also arrested over the Central Bank bond scam. ..

Rathgama killings: CI threatened by Senior DIG  

2019-03-24 09:47:11

Chief Inspector Saman Rohana of the Southern Province Special Investigations Unit, who was arrested and remanded over the abduction and killing of two busineemen in Rathgama, Bussa, has been threatened by Southern Province DIG Ravi Gunawardena. ..

Ravi Seneviratne to reform FCID

2019-03-23 11:58:06

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Head Senior DIG Ravi Seneviratne has assumed duties as the head of the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) yesterday (22). ..

DIG removes OIC who refused to kill a suspect

2019-03-20 07:49:48

Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) OIC Neville Silva has recently received a telephone call from Colombo Range DIG Lalith Pathinayake. ..

Ali Roshan released because of Sarath Fonseka’s actions!

2019-03-08 06:34:48

It is reported that Ali Roshan, an individual who became infamous for his alleged involvement in killing mother elephants and stealing baby elephants, was released by the Special Three-member High Court due to the actions of former Wildlife Minister ..

Parliament’s thugs evade CID for third time

2019-03-05 11:14:47

Five MPs, who had been summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to record statements with regard to their unruly behavior on 14th, 15th and 16th November in Parliament damaging public properties and assaulting police officers, have rep..

Rathgama killings : Senior DIG's involved in the killings

2019-03-05 09:17:43

Investigations carried in connection to the brutal murders at Rathgama Boossa area allegedly involving policemen of the Special Investigations Unit of the Southern Province have revealed that the Senior Deputy Inspector General in charge of the South..

Microfinance crisis takes 170th life!

2019-03-04 09:39:07

The 170th victim of the microfinance crisis in Sri Lanka was reported from Diyabeduma area in Polonnaruwa. ..

Rathgama killing: Senior DIG interferes with investigations!

2019-02-28 06:43:34

Lanka News Web earlier reported that the investigations into the abduction and killing of two businessmen in Rathgama, Bussa, may be affected by Senior DIG Ravi Wijegunawardena being in active service. He was in charge of the Southern province specia..

Rathgama killings : Suspects sympathized by Galle Magistrate ?

2019-02-27 14:38:51

Prosecution against the brutal killings of two businessmen from Boossa, Rathgama area allegedly by the Special Investigations Unit of the Southern Province was called before the Galle Magistrate today (27). Although the Criminal Investigations Depart..

Rugger Kid Assault : Did Cameraman Nagasena 'Red Card' Coach Martis ?

2019-02-23 14:33:54

Amidst the now scandalous student rugby kid assault by World Rugby's accredited and suspended Coach Sanath Martis, questions have now being raised as to who videoed the assault on camera and leaked it out on social media? ..