Train on Colombo-Kandy line collides

91 Views A train on the Colombo-Kandy main line has collided with another Kandy bound train near Polgahawela Panaliya Station. The accident had occurred at around 6.30 pm today (06) The number of injured person from the Polgahawela train collision has hiked up 32, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. Reportedly, the injured have been admitted […]

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Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

53 Views  Authorities search the coastline, Saturday, July 28, 2018, after a polar bear attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on the Svalbard archipelago archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. (Gustav Busch Arntsen/Governor of Svalbard/NTB Scanpix via AP) Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on […]

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The husband is arrested, suspect of the singer’s death.

27 Views Singer Priyani Jayasinghe’s husband has been arrested near the Panadura Railway Station over her killing  (08) last night Singer Priyani Jayasinghe was found stabbed to death yesterday, at her home in Panadura, stated Police Media Spokesperson The murder had been committed using a pair of scissors and the police suspected her husband regarding […]

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Sri Lanka’s ex-Central Bank chief Arjuna Mahendran held responsible for bond scam

34 Views Arjuna Mahendran was hand-picked by PM Wickremesinghe A Presidential Commission of Inquiry has held former Governor of Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Arjuna Mahendran responsible for causing a loss of LKR 11,145 million to public institutions. In a televised statement on Wednesday, President Maithripala Sirisena said: “I will not hesitate to take steps to […]

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My criticism of Hindutva politics and the caste system,It was a matter of emphasis before dying : journalist Gauri Lankesh

18 Views   In recent years, 55-year-old Gauri Lankesh was among the strongest critics of Hindutva politics in Karnataka. Gauri Lankesh, shot dead in bengaluru on Tuesday, was known in Karnataka and beyond as a firebrand journalist who never minced words. She was among the most courageous anti-establishment voices in the State, and her uncompromising positions on social […]

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