President must be wise in exercising power – Colombo Law Society

The Colombo Law Society has issued a statement stating that the powers vested in the President by the Constitution should not be exercised in...

Cabinet approval to provide relief to police officers victimized by ‘political...

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to provide relief to police officers who were allegedly subjected to political retaliation, said the Minister...

Covid-19 vaccines: Many sick after given jabs by group appearing to...

Nearly 100 people have been hospitalized with allergies after a group claiming to be in the army administered a vaccination program to workers at...

Public Rights Protection Foundation’s Chief Asela Sampath abducted: Family claims

A complaint has been lodged with the Piliyandala Police alleging that the Chairman of the Public Rights Protection Foundation, Asela Sampath had been abducted...

Gvt dragged its feet to adopt the ILO Convention 190 for...

Violence against women and men in workplace is an abuse of power that affects the most marginalised workers. Women are disproportionately affected where unequal...

Seven-judge ruling defied ; Duminda Silva set free on presidential pardon

Duminda Silva, who was convicted of murder and semtenced to death by seven judges of two courts was set free today(24) after receicving a...

Trials of ex-LTTE cadres: Fonseka backs Namal’s proposal

Ensure that justice is delivered to LTTE suspects who have been imprisoned for years without charge, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Namal Rajapaksa told...

Ahnaf to finally meet his lawyers

Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandima Liyanage today (22) ordered the Terrorism Investigation Division to appear in court on the 29th with a summary of all...

More distractions as a fuel price crisis looms

The government is attempting to distract the public from the ongoing fuel price crisis, political commentators allege. A spike in crude prices Minister of Energy Udaya...

Shani-Mendis released on bail after 10 months 

Former CID chief Shani Abeysekera and Sub Inspector Sugath Mendis, who were remanded for nearly 10 months, were released on bail by the Court...

Alleged ‘Qatar Charity’ is a registered institution in Sri Lanka; Also certified by Ambassador...

Qatar Charity was registered as an organization at the NGO Secretariat and also gazetted by the State Ministry of Internal Security, Home affairs and...

Electricity power sector caught in a whirlwind of impromptu decisions as the fate of PUCSL...

(By Abdul Rahuman) It is quite catastrophic that a decision was made to shut down the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), which is...

Monarakale Estate: A little known village where illicit liquor taverns prosper

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Monarakale Estate in Monaragala District is highly unlikely to be known by many of the islanders. You can get there by taking a...

Cardinal claims the Muslims failed to raise their voices against Easter Sunday bombings; ...

"When justice is delayed for the Easter Sunday attack victims, you have not yet come forward to prioritize it, considering it a national issue...

Are there connections between MV X-Press Pearl fire to what happened in the Great...

By Anton Jayakody  Although the oceans as well as the land can be divided into millions of different ecosystems, the interconnections between them have ensured...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...