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Minister Faizer's nephew who was arrested as IS ... released on bail

Minister Faizer's nephew who was arrested as IS ... released on bail

The 25 year old Sri Lankan student named Mohammed Nizamdeen who was studying Business Analysis at New South Wales University in Australia under his visa was taken into custody by police last August 30th after securing information that he was maintaining relationships with the ISIS Organisation.

Police said that there were allegations that he had possessed documents relating to plans to assassinate Australia's Malcolm Turnbull and former prime minister Julie Bishop and former foreign

Journalist murdered inside consular office -- Saudi Arabia accept!


Journalist murdered inside consular office -- Saudi Arabia accept!

Saudi Arabia admits for the first time that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi of America Washington Post newspaper has died as a result of a conflict that flared up within the Saudi Arabian consular office in Istanbul,Turkey which led to a great uproar all over the world recently on the assumption that he had disappeared. It was announced just a few hours ago over Saudi Arabia National Television as 'breaking news'. Though details were not mentioned as to how the conflict took place, it is published in the following manner: "An

"Don't ask me how Kusal Mendis who was a reserve player came into the team" -- Dickwella

"Don't ask me how Kusal Mendis who was a reserve player came into the team" -- Dickwella

Opening batsman of Sri Lanka team, Niroshan Dickwella said that fans maintain hopes about the team and that nobody plays to lose a match. He mentioned this at the media discussion held after the onedayer which finished day-before-yesterday (17) night with Sri Lanka playing with England.

Niroshan Dickwella who expressed his opinion further said, "Watching losing a match brins sadness to both the viewers as well as us. At the same time it was difficult to bowl at night-time as such. Though we were 82 runs with 2 wickets down at one stage, suddenly it reversed to a situation where

Tele-actress Iresha ... weds again!

Tele-actress Iresha Ranasingha, a mother of two children who has played a number of roles in popular tele-dramas such as Sal Sapuna and Hendewa appeared once more for a series of wedding photographs recently and that was on the occasion of her 10th wedding anniversary. 



Kanchana's eldest son's birthday celebrations in London

How Kanchana Mendis celebrated her eldest son's birthday in London
A collection of photographs of how cinema and tele-actress Kanchana Mendis celebrated her eldest son's birthday in London recently, from below 




UGC announcement with identities of scholars who serve other countries after having studied from public funds ... to pay back the monies

UGC announcement with identities of scholars who serve other countries after having studied from public funds ... to pay back the monies

Names and addresses were revealed of a host of junior and senior lecturers who are attached to universities owing post-graduate balance monies were announced in national newspapers by University Grants Commission, covering 4 pages on the matter today (17). They are those who have acquired public funds amounting to millions allocated for education of Sri Lanka as assistance for their post-graduate studies. Most of them are those who are overseas serving those countries after they have secured their degrees. What has been mentioned in the announcement is that they have


Price formulat concealed from the country ...  finally comes out!


Price formula concealed from the country ...
finally comes out!

Various opinions were published during the past about fuel charges being activated in an up and down manner from time to time. Some news were  revealed to the effect, in a humorous tone that even the Finance Minister was not aware about it. When matters stood at that level ... Minister Mangala exposed at price formula at a media briefing

Kalubowila Dr. Wijeyratna ... enjoys jail term for having sexually molested lady patient!


Kalubowila Dr. Wijeyratna ... enjoys jail term for having sexually molested lady patient!

A jail term of 2 years rigorous imprisonment suspended for 25 year-period was issued by Colombo High Court Judge, Mrs. Janaki Rajaratna for former doctor at a acupuncture centre attached to Kalubowila Hospital after the suspect admitted guilt for having seriously sexually molested a lady who visited the said centre with the hope of taking acupuncture treatment.

The judge ordered that compensation of Rs. 2 lakhs be paid to the patient who was subjected to

Shelinda who displayed her best at Youth Olympic after Susanthika and Darsha!

Shelinda who displayed her best at Youth Olympic after Susanthika and Darsha!

2018 Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aires, Argentina recently came to a close today 18th. Parami, Senuru, Dilan and Shelinda were able to inscribe their names in gold letters against Sri Lanka. though Parami Mariestella happened to clinch a bronze medal, the performance of other

"What I want to tell FCID is ... you fellows, I'll file action against you ... then there won't be Ranil or Anura ... you'll will be a lonely crowd

"What I want to tell FCID is ... you fellows, I'll file action against you ... then there won't be Ranil or Anura ... you'll will be a lonely crowd

According to the verdict of court in relation to inconsistency of the Sathosa 38 million case, the three persons involved including former minister, MP Mr. Johnston Fernando were acquitted and released yesterday. MP Mr. Johnston Fernando who left court in the midst of a great welcome addressed the media on that occasion, thus:

"I thank members of parliament, my dear members of the public, the maha sangha and other members

Court accepts that FCID has made false allegations -- Johnston acquittted and released

Court accepts that FCID has made false allegations -- Johnston acquittted and released

The court has today (17) issued orders that former minister, member of parliament Johnston Fernando and two others be exonerated of guilt and acquiited.

This case filed against former Minister of Trade, Chairman of Sathosa and Private Secretary of the Minister  was heard on a daily basis beginning from 3rd September when the Minister was already in remand prison. Evidence brought forward in that instance was in favour of Minister Johnston

Vigneshwaran puts nameboards in North ... first in Tamil, resulting in Sinhala words being messed up!

Vigneshwaran puts nameboards in North ... first in Tamil, resulting in Sinhala words being messed up!

According to a proposal of Chef Minister of North Provincial Council, nameboards of all government institutions and roads are by now being changed from the order of Sinhala, Tamil, English to Tamil, Sinhala and English instead. Though a debate has surfaced with regard to this action; though in a practical sense it could be important because it is a region inhabited by a majority of Tamil people, a distorted situation cropping up as a consequence is problematic.

The reason for this is that those who have set those names have used the suitable Sinhala names

"Sapumal suwandak se" ... "Selalihiniyo numba danne nehe" -- Professor Amara Ranatunga passes away

"Sapumal suwandak se" ... "Selalihiniyo numba danne nehe" -- Professor Amara Ranatunga passes away

Distinguished musician Professor Mrs. Amara Ranatunga passed away night. She was in her 76th year when she breathed her last of a heart attack at the intensive care unit at Colombo National Hospital. She was the wife of Dr, Dayaratna Ranatunga and was the mother of three children.

Duets sung by Amara - Dayaratna became very popular as well as some songs sung by her alone. "Sapumal suwandak se", "Selalihiniyo numba danne nehe", ""Eka kirulak", "Maha re yaame", and

Civil security guard who was suspected as having struggled with bears and died ... actually was murdered!

Civil security guard who was suspected as having struggled with bears and died ... actually was murdered!

The death of civil security guard who had died after having been subjected to being mauled by some bears in Mullegama area, Inginiyagala, Amparai last 8th had decided to commit suicide after leaving a comment written with a piece of charcoal had not actually died in that manner; but it really was a case of murder, it was later revealed. The police also believe that the note left by the deceased was not his; but that of the killer himself. The post-mortem of the dead body of the civil security guard was conducted at Amparai General

Risk of mosquito breeding found one in every four houses inspected during dengue control week

Risk of mosquito breeding found one in every four houses inspected during dengue control week

Because of the potential risk of dengue spreading subsequent to  Eastern monsoons dengue control operations were launched during one week all over the island beginning from last September 26th to October 2nd and on that occasion about three and a half lakhs of houses in dengue-prone zones came under inspection. According to data collected, 1 out of every 4 houses were found to carry a dengue-risk. The results secured was reported as follows by

"Those in prison are harassing me!" -- Johnny to go to Human Rights

"Those in prison are harassing me!" -- Johnny to go to Human Rights

Having completed parliamentary proceedings, UPFA member of parliament, Mr. Johnston Fernando was taken to Kegalla Prison last Friday (12) where he had been subjected to harassment and even his dress has come under severe inspection and as a result the parliamentarian is preparing to complain to Human Rights Commission against this procedure, it is reported.

While Mr. Johnston Fernando was detained outside for a period of about one hour and then subjected


Indian couple come to Katunayaka ...  with 20 million worth heroin packed in false bottom of suitcase!


Indian couple come to Katunayaka ...
with 20 million worth heroin packed in false bottom of suitcase!

Police narcotics unit of Katunayaka airport were able to nab an Indian national and his wife with heroin to the value of 20 million forty five lakhs.

An Indian couple was responsible for having concealed the stock of heroin and they have arrived at Katunayaka Airport arrivals terminal today (15) from Chennai, India. Having interrogated the Indian national and his wife after being arrested, in which instance it was possible to take into custody the


Sex pervert cornered ...  because of note inserted in school complaint-      box!


Sex pervert cornered ...
because of note inserted in school complaint -  box!

An incident is reported from Hettigoda where an underaged schoolgirl was subjected to sexual harassment throughout a period of about 10 months and she had not divulged anything about this to outsiders but later had left a note in the school complaint-box, subsequent to which the culprit concerned, a 52 year old person was arrested. The said schoolgirl was studying in a vidyalaya in Hettipola area in grade 6. Her mother and father


Saudi Arabia stuck ...   because of journalist's disappearance


Saudi Arabia stuck ...
because of journalist's disappearance

An uproar has emerged because of the incident of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi who served America's Washington Post newspaper as a journalist disappearing within premises of Saudi Consul office in Turkey.

Last 2nd around 1.15 in the afternoon he had entered the said premises, which incidentally has been captured on cctv clips; but leaving the premises has not on tape. In fact, there is no information about him thereafter. He actually was a journalist who seriously criticised various procedures of the Saudi

174 buses come to a halt -- office-work ... stops -- fire extinguished by helicopter

174 buses come to a halt -- office-work ... stops -- fire extinguished by helicopter

As a result of the fire that broke out at Cool Planet private sales outlet situated at Pelawatta junction, Battaramulla, police said that 174 bus route of Borella - Kottawa has been completely closed down.

This place which sells clothing and other items was this fire had broken out on 11th morning, today; but the reason for the fire has still not been revealed. A Bell 212 aircraft has been used to control the

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