HOT NEWS
 
 

Between you,me and the bedpost

President Mahinda Rajapaksa speaks with main opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe during the opening of the Conference of Asian Political Parties in Colombo yesterday (19). The meeting aims at solidarity among Asian political parties. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S. KODIKARA

Man who allegedly raped and killed small girl drowns


A suspect arrested on Thursday for raping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Sujani Asanthi, in Akmeemana on Wednesday (17), drowned in a stream called Madola the same night when he was taken to retrieve the knife used to scare the victim, police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.

The police had been taking the suspect, Gamini Kumara Samaraweera (28) to recover the weapon and a pair of shorts he had been wearing and the rope he had used to strangle the victim when he suddenly pushed the policemen and plunged into the stream. A sergeant and a constable, too, had jumped into the water immediately and tried to save him, but in vain.

Read more...

 

 
 

Man who allegedly raped and killed small girl drowns

A suspect arrested on Thursday for raping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Sujani Asanthi, in Akmeemana on Wednesday (17), drowned in a stream called Madola the same night when he was taken to retrieve the knife used to scare the victim, police spok...

Muslim Population Problem

The statistical table given above can be interpreted in more than one way. Between 1981 and 2012 the Buddhist population increased from 69.30% to 70.19%, the Hindu population decreased from 15.48% to 12.61%, the Muslim population increased from 7.56% t...

Pilots’ Guild and SriLankan management enter into agreement

test

A new agreement was signed between the Management of SriLankan Airlines and the Pilots’ Guild on September 12, for the period September 2014 to September 2017.

Nushan, Hasitha ease Trinity nerves

Nushan Weerasinghe and Hasitha Boyagoda (57n.o) scored half centuries in the second innings for Trinity to force a draw to their match against D.S. Senanayake College at BOI Ground on Friday. DSS took first innings points after taking a hundred run lea...

 
 
 
 

Polls


What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
 
 
1995 Napier
 
 
1995 Faisalabad
 
 
1998 London Oval
 
 
2011 Durban
 
 
2006 Trent Bridge.
 
 
Total : 12320 Votes. Results
 

Announcements

 
 
animated gif
Processing Request
Please Wait...