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...

Young Journalists’ Association raises red flags for media freedom 

It is a serious matter to investigate the manner in which a journalist received information and that it would be a major obstacle in...

Ahnaf secretly produced in court after being detained for a year!

Poet Ahnaf Jazeem, who was detained for a year by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), has been produced before court and remanded, said his...

East Coast to an English company : Should have been prior to my appointment...

The government has given permission to a British company to start a massive mining project from Akkaraipattu to Pottuvil on the rapidly eroding east...

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...

Uma Oya project: A silent disaster raging under the radar

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Bandarawela is famed for its climate and the spectacular scenery. It's quite hard to find someone who wouldn't love to be there. But...

Suspects in police custody are killed : Orders to remain ‘Wele Suda’ within the...

Gampola Vidanalage Samantha Kumara alias 'Wele Suda' is not to be taken out of the Boossa Prison by, the Court of Appeal ordered the...

We cannot survive in isolation- HRCSL Chairman, Jagath Balasuriya

Having previously served as a Cabinet Minister as well as a Governor, Dr. Jagath Balasuriya has been appointed as the Chairman of the Human...

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...

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 retaliation’

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