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Strange type of prayer in a house in Bandaragama -- a thero mediates and a suspected crowd dispersed


Strange type of prayer in a house in Bandaragama -- a thero mediates and a suspected crowd dispersed

Bandaragama police say that a crowd who were engaged in prayers in a suspicious manner in a house in Medagama, Bandaragama were made to disperse amidst protests from the maha sangha and villagers last evening (18). A large number of females and some males had been yelling including the person who directed the prayers in which circumstances the maha sangha were alerted by villagers in the area after which the house was raided; Walgama Chandarathana thero of Karamanagala Chittha Vivekarama said. Chandarathana thero

Former army commander Mahesh Senanayaka for presidential fray?


Former army commander Mahesh Senanayaka for presidential fray?

It is reported that former army commander general Mr. Mahesh Senanayaka is to be proposed by Jathika Janatha Vyaparaya for the forthcoming presidential elections as a candidate. While it has been discussed at length about suitable persons to bestow leadership to the country, it was discussed in this context about pros and cons in bringing forward Mr. Mahesh Senanayaka who is not a politician. 

Jathika Janatha Vyaparaya has been created by a group of academicians and they are working towards

Presidential elections on November 16 ... already gazetted


Presidential elections on November 16 ... already gazetted

The gazette released this night (16) announces that the presidential election to be held to elect the next president will be held on November 16th. It also states that nominations would be accepted for the presidential elections would be carried out on the month of October 7th. 

By now, the Podu Jana Peramuna has nominated Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Anura Kumara Disanayaka from the JVP; but the UNP has still not decided upon their presidential candidate.

As relatives reject dead body of Kingsbury hotel bomber ... court orders released to bury him in Borella kanaththa


As relatives reject dead body of Kingsbury hotel bomber ... court orders released to bury him in Borella kanaththa

It was terrorist Mohommed Azam Mohommed Mubarak who launched the suicide attack by targeting Colombo Kingsbury hotel last April Easter attack. He was a member of national Thawheed Jamath organisation and though his trunk was destroyed to pieces, his head remained intact. It was at the Colombo mortuary that this part of his head remained for close upon 5 months. No relative of his had come forward to claim it. Therefore relatives were brought to court several times and relevant matters were questioned, his wife and members of relatives refused to accept it in the end. As a result, Fort magistrate, Mr. Ranga

Malinga who chucked up one-day cricket ... takes up to motor-racing


Malinga who chucked up one-day cricket ... takes up to motor-racing

Most people are unaware that Malinga who displayed his acrobats in the cricketing field is someone who displays skills in motor-racing competitions as well. Photographic videos have been published within social media of how Malinga arrived in a BMW 1 8 motor car for the Katukurunda Drag Race 2019 competition. Various dialogues are circulating now about the features and shape of Malinga's light green BMW. An illustration of Malinga's bowling action is observed on the rear of the

Revelation about 45 personnel of army to be converted to Islam religion and launch an attack thereby!


Revelation about 45 personnel of army to be converted to Islam religion and launch an attack thereby!

A person named Risham Marush held a media briefing in Dambulla day before yesterday (16) and has made a revelation that a strategy is underway to use forty five persons linked to the Sri Lankan army and use their services to launch an attack similar to the Easter attack He further elaborated information that an army soldier is taking leadership in this matter and that could be proved with evidence. 

Risham Marush who is supposed to be the president of a public service association says that under

"Nelum Pokuna is indeed charming ... but played a fantastic 'game' ... now those who did so, are missing" -- President


"Nelum Pokuna is indeed charming ... but played a fantastic 'game' ... now those who did so, are missing" -- President

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open Nelum Pokuna considered as the highest tower in South Asia which adorned the city of Colombo. It was opened last afternoon (16). Though this tower was a moment of pride for the country, the President spoke about the wastage involved in an inculpatory manner. Where erecting the building was concerned, a loan instalment of Rs. 2400 million has to be settled every year to Exim Bank in China and that companies who joined in at the

Dubai wife of Makandure Madush gets set with Angoda Lokka in India


Dubai wife of Makandure Madush gets set with Angoda Lokka in India

Underground control units have received information that a conflict has flared up between Makandure Madush and Angoda Lokka when the second wife of Madush has gone in search of Angoda Lokka asking that Madush be rescued. Underground control units sends out a warning that this clash has gone as far as killing each other

Karu Jayasuriya UNP Presidential candidate?


Karu Jayasuriya UNP Presidential candidate?

A letter giving a hint that present Speaker Karu Jayasuriya of UNP is to be the Presidential candidate at the forthcoming Presidential election was announced as a statement by the press media. 

Even from a few days back various research documents and high ranking politicians of the UNP had engaged in discussions about both Speaker Karu and minister Sajith relating to matters in

Villagers boycott shop of Utiya who assaulted samaneras


Villagers boycott shop of Utiya who assaulted samaneras

Horowpathana police who arrested Chaminda Galabada alias Utiya under charges of assaulting two samaneras, with the media spotlighting it was produced before court last eleventh. On that date senior attorneys at law and overall attorneys of Padaviya magistrate court appeared on behalf of the two samaneras; but no attorney at law came forward to appear on behalf of Utiya. 

After being produced before court Kebethigollewa district judge and magistrate, Mr. Harshana de

Namal goes to Hameedia to have suit stitched (video)


Namal goes to Hameedia to have suit stitched (video)

After the Easter Sunday attack, it was mostly political activists and those of Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna who were preyed upon in the anti-Muslim activities that sprang up in Sri Lanka. 

Two weeks after the attack, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa addressed mass media twice and said that he would

Heavy showers throughout island -- alerts about landslide risks


Heavy showers throughout island -- alerts about landslide risks 

Department of meteorology say that there could be rainfall in western, sabaragamuwa, wayamba, central and southern provinces for over 100 - 150 millimetres. Police have informed that Armour and Barber Street junction in Kotahena police division have been flooded. As a consequence, there has been a traffic congestion. Police further say that it was not possible for other than heavy vehicles, other vehicles have found it difficult to move in those areas. As a result of heavy showers several areas have been covered by the waters. Because of this situation, disaster management centre has



What can be done after opening of Nelum Kuluna -- still not available

Nelum kuluna which is considered as  the tallest telecommunication tower in south Asia will be opened today (16) at 5 this evening by His Excellency the President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena. All members of parliament have been invited on this occasion, it is reported. 

As the construction of the tower was delayed for several years, several millions had to be settled to a

Story about truth of Gota being Sri Lanka's President for 20 years according to astrologer who foretold Mody's victory


Story about truth of Gota being Sri Lanka's President for 20 years according to astrologer who foretold Mody's victory 

A story which circulates these days speaks about Gotabhaya would be ruling Sri Lanka for 20 years as told by foreteller who told that Mody would be victorious. This pice of news has been published by a new website launched these days for political propaganda and it was found that this news has been created to indicate their support. The news which incidentally gives no clue about its source goes as follows.

'In accordance with a certain prediction made by Indian distinguished astrologer Mr. Sunil Varsnai

Another blast in Dematagoda near location where Easter attack explosion took place


Another blast in Dematagoda near location where Easter attack explosion took place

12.45 pm
Police inform that a fire has occured in the two-storeyed house at Dematagoda when a match-stick was lit when there was a gas leak, thus resulting in a blast and that much damage was done to the house concerned. Two females aged 64 and 65 had been in the house and they have suffered injuries as a consequence of the blast. 

10.45 am
Police have reported around 10.30 that the explosion which occured was the result of a leak of a gas

When dead bodies of mother - son were being taken after train van collision ... house burgled in the meantime


When dead bodies of mother - son were being taken after train van collision ... house burgled in the meantime

An incident was reported where both mother and son have passed away after a van in which they were travelling has collided with a train at Ambalangoda Kandegoda Thotawattha level crossing and the train was plying from Aluthgama to Galle. After the accident two relatives of theirs had sustained serious injuries.

The home at Wathugedera Kuruduwa where the said mother and son lived incidentally was burgled

Corpse of mother supposed to have been thrown into jungle ... recovered from well!  Son arrested in Colombo



Corpse of mother supposed to have been thrown into jungle ... recovered from well! Son arrested in Colombo

A dead body supposed to have been buried after death of a person of Watawala police division in Wigton estate was exhumed yesterday (13). 

A woman by the name of Ragai Walli of Wigton estate aged 83 years had been missing from a few days back. On inquiries conducted in this connection it was revealed that that the said woman had

Nuwan Kulasekera farewell dinner party


Accomplished cricketer Nuwan Kulasekera's farewell to cricket was celebrated recently with a party thrown organised by his colleagues at Rimrich hotel in Ekala. A collection of photographs of many artistes and players rocked together on this occasion can be seen below




Ranil's heartbreaking comments hint Ranil coming into the fray of Presidential candidacy


Ranil's heartbreaking comments hint Ranil coming into the fray of Presidential candidacy

Premier Ranil Wickremasingha has yesterday (12) announced that he would be coming forward if possible to contest the forthcoming Presidential election as a leader who protected the party on every difficult situation and if he is not able to do so he would quit. This was announced at a function held yesterday at Temple Trees after inviting a crowd of the earliest members of the United National Party. What political analysts have said was that what is portrayed by this speech was that Ranil Wickremasingha has given a clue that this would

Mother rescues son who falls into a 32 feet well and breaks her leg


Mother rescues son who falls into a 32 feet well and breaks her leg

A boy aged just 2 years falls into an unprotected well about 32 feet deep and was battling between life and death when his mother was successful in saving his life. This brave woman is P.H. Iresha Damayanthi (36) from Siyambalawewa in Polpithigama. The child whose life was saved is Janindu Haseen (2).  

Because of her brave attempt in jumping inside the well to save the boy's life, Mrs. Damayanthi who

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