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CMC Councillor arrested in connection to 46 swords, 15 knives & 25 army uniforms

Apr 27th, 2019 | By | Category: Latest News, Security and Defence

Colombo (Source: – Colombo Municipal Councillor Nurdeen Mohammad Tajudeen has been arrested by the Police in connection to the discovery of 46 swords from the Slave Island area yesterday (April 26). According to the Police, a total of 3 suspects have been arrested in connection to the discovery of the weapons. A total of […]

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

Oct 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured articles

The first part of the trip, from Montreal to New York, is known to be one of the world’s prettiest train routes. When we had just passed the sign ‘Welcome to the State of New York,’ the train pulled over for a border check. I put the brown envelope on my lap. On top of […]

Drafting of the new legislation for granting dual citizenship to expatriate Sri Lankans completed

Aug 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Daily News

Authorities in Sri Lanka have completed the drafting of new legislation to grant dual citizenship to Sri Lankans residing overseas. The spokesperson said the draft legislation has already been submitted to the Attorney General’s Department for review. Meanwhile, Secretary to the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said the amendment would be tabled […]

Yala National Park closed in September for maintenance

Aug 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Daily News

According to the wildlife department, the Yala National Park will be closed for visitors in September. The spokesperson said bookings of bungalows would not be allowed for local or foreign visitors from September 1 to 30 and during this period maintenance work of bungalows and the park would be carried out. Spokesperson also said as […]

Government to pay Compensation for victims of Weliveriya

Aug 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News

The Sri Lankan government expressing condolences to the families of the dead and wounded residents of the Weliweriya area in Gampaha district during a protest last week said the government will compensate the families for their losses. Compensation is to be paid to family members of those who were killed and were injured in the […]