Daily News Online
http://www.liyathabara.com/   Ad Space Available Here  

Tuesday, 18 December 2012


| Editorial | Business | Features | Political | Security | Sport | World | Letters | Obituaries |

PS chairman held in bribery case

[July 05 2013]

Walallawita Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Udeni Atukorala was arrested by Bribery Commission officials for allegedly soliciting a Rs 1.5 million bribe from the Bentara Paradeshiya Sabha chairman. It is reported that he had accepted the bribe to provide a permit to transport soil.


Anti-Dengue programmes in Kelaniya schools

[July 01 2013]

Public Health Inspectors attached to the Kelaniya MOH Office have taken steps to launch anti-Dengue programmes in 20 schools under the purview of the Kelaniya MOH Office. The programme will be conducted on the instructions of Kelaniya MOH Dr Wasantha Rajapaksa.


Principal dies during training

[June 30 2013]

Raddolugama Pagnananda Madya Maha Vidyalaya Principal W.A.S. Wickramasinghe died following a stroke while exercising in the morning at the Rantambe Cadet Camp. Wickremesinghe, 52, was among the 97 participants in the month long military leadership training programme for school Principals.


Senior Minister leaves for Geneva

[June 28 2013]

Senior Minister for International Monetary Co-operation and Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning Dr. Sarath Amunugama will leave for Geneva tomorrow to represent the Sri Lankan Government at the Annual Ministerial Review of the Economic & Social Council of the United Nations


President unveils Buddha statue

[June 25 2013]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled a six feet Samadhi Buddha statue erected at the entrance to the Mihintale sacred area concurrent to the 2320 Mihindu Jayanthi commemoration. The President performed the first flower and oil lamp offering to the statue constructed by the Civil Defence Force (CSD).


Train crashes into parked lorry, one dead

[June 24 2013]

One died and four passengers were seriously injured when a train bound for Galle crashed into a lorry at Angulana . According to Police sources, the train was packed with rush hour passengers knocked the train when it was parked close to the railway track.


Man nabbed with ganja in bag

[June 21 2013]

A 31-year-old male, resident in Paththinigama, Galnewa was arrested by Galnewa Police on afternoon while carrying 1.508 kgs of ganja hidden in a travelling bag after alighting from a Colombo-Anuradhapura bus at Paththinigama junction.



Visiting Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday. The discussion touched on a range of issues, including illegal immigration, the
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and economic relations between the two countries. Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris, External Affairs Ministry Secretary Karunatilaka Amunugama and Presidential Spokesman Mohan Samaranayake participated in the discussion. Picture by Sudath Silva

Peace towards Reconciliation

THINAKARAN Jaffna - Colombo Super Luxury Bus Service

ANCL Newspaper Subscriptions

NAVAYUGAYA to your house


* Australian FM,GL make announcement

* Human smuggling linked to terrorism

The Sri Lankan and Australia governments yesterday launched a joint maritime surveillance programme to deter human smuggling and transnational crime. Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and External Affairs Minister Prof G L Peiris yesterday announced at a press conference at the Foreign Ministry, Colombo that a joint working committee comprising high ranking officials from the Australian and Sri Lankan governments has been established to prevent and combat human trafficking.

Full Story

Army, Police rescue marooned students

Over 200 members of the Army serving in Kandy swiftly responded to an SOS Police message and rescued a team of Sri Jayawardenapura and Jaffna University undergraduates and members of faculties numbering 455 who went missing in the Hantana mountains in Peradeniya. All rescued were brought to safety at daybreak yesterday.

Full Story

President congratulates Japan’s LDP and Shinzo Abe

“I wish to extend my sincere and warm congratulations on the landslide victory of the Liberal Democratic Party under your able leadership in the Parliamentary Elections held on December 16, 2012.

Full Story

Earthslip buries girl,16, and mother

Over 170 families affected by rains:

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) yesterday announced that around 485 persons belonging to 171 families in Southern and Central provinces have been affected due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rains that lashed several parts of the country yesterday.

Full Story


Editorial Page



more »

more »


more »




more »

more »


| News | Editorial | Business | Features | Political | Security | Sport | World | Letters | Obituaries |

Produced by Lake House Copyright © 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor