Day: April 13, 2019


Since the Sun and the Moon are the prime factors in the sustenance of life on Earth, the people worshipped the Sun and the Moon with utmost devotion since ancient times. Considering nature as divine was a habitual practice of kings and the general public, states President Maithripala Sirisena in a Sinhala and Tamil New Year message.

Makandure Madush’s assets could top Rs. 1 billion – Police

Underworld kingpin Makandure Madush has amassed wealth, which could top one billion rupees, a close associate of the drug lord has told police investigators.

Four Sri Lankan terror suspects arrested at Luton Airport moments after arriving on an international flight

London: Four men have been arrested moments after they arrived in Luton Airport on board an international flight.

UN torture prevention body concludes visit to Sri Lanka

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has completed its first visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 12 April where it examined the treatment of people deprived of their liberty and the safeguards in place for their protection against torture and ill-treatment.