Author Archive for Security

Main suspect of suicide bomb attack on Zion Church arrested

Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The main suspect who had allegedly organized the suicide bomb attack Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday 2019 has been arrested. Police Media Spokesperson SP Jaliya Senaratne mentioned this addressing a special press conference held at the Department of Government Information this afternoon (29). On 21 April 2019, Easter Sunday, three churches […]

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Police chief orders supermarkets, groceries and pharmacies closed

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Acting IGP C. D. Wickramaratne has ordered police stations to ensure that all supermarkets, groceries and pharmacies, except state-run Rajya Osu Sala outlets, in the country are closed with immediate effect. The Police Media Spokesman said that although supermarkets have been permitted to deliver essential food items to the homes of consumers, there […]

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Updated schedule for curfew announced

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The President’s Media Division has announced the updated scheduled with the times for the lifting and re-imposition of the curfew currently in effect across the island. The President’s Media Division has announced the updated scheduled with the times for the lifting and re-imposition of the curfew currently in effect across the island. The […]

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Notice Regarding Curfew – PMD

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The President’s Media Division (PMD) stated the following with regard to the enforcement of curfew and the times that curfew will be relaxed. The Curfew currently enforced in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts will continue until further notice. The existing curfew in Puttalam, Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Jaffna districts will be […]

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2,405 arrested for violating curfew orders

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Police have arrested 2,405 persons who violated curfew regulations this afternoon. The Police Media Spokesperson’s office stated that 646 vehicles have been taken into custody during this period

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Curfew extended in Northern Province

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Adadera The curfew currently imposed in the districts of Mannar, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi, and Jaffna in the Northern Province has been extended till 6.00 a.m. on Tuesday (24). However, it will be re-imposed until further notice at 2.00 p.m. on the same day, the government announced.  Accordingly, the residents of these districts have been […]

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Two dead in A’pura Prison shooting; no inmates escaped, says Police

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another inmate injured in the Anuradhapura Prison shooting incident has succumbed to his injuries, stated the Director of Anuradhapura Hospital. This brings the total number of deaths in the incident to 2, stated the Hospital Director. A tense situation occurred at the Anuradhapura Prison this evening (21) leading to a shooting incident. Previously, […]

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Police arrest 180 over curfew violations

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Police Media Division stated that 180 individuals have been arrested over violating the curfew within the time period between 6 pm yesterday (20) and 9 pm today (21). The government yesterday (20) imposed an island-wide curfew from 6.00 pm until 6.00 am on Monday (23). The curfew was enforced as a means to […]

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Island-wide curfew to be imposed until Monday

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana An island-wide curfew will be imposed from 6.00 pm today (20) until 6.00 am on Monday (23), says the President’s Office. The curfew is to be imposed with a view to prevent violation of provisions and regulations of the Quarantine and Prevention of Diseases Ordinance imposed for prevention of spreading COVID – 19 […]

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Dambulla Mayor arrested for organising bicycle race

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Mayor of Dambulla and another individual have been arrested in connection with organising and participating in a bicycle race, despite a ban on such events and large gatherings due to the Covid-19 outbreak, police said. The bicycle race had commenced in the Dambulla town yesterday (19) morning while the start of the […]

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Train services to be halted until Monday

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Railway Control Room says that all train services will be halted from 3.30 p.m. today and will resume at 6.00 a.m. on Monday (23). Accordingly, the train departing at 3.30 p.m. from Fort Railway Station to Mahawa will be the final train journey of the day, it said. The decision has been […]

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පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරයට සම්බන්ධ ඉහළ සිට පහළට සියලුදෙනාගෙන් ප්‍රශ්න කළ යුතුයි – කාදිනල් හිමිපාණන්

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය සම්බන්ධයෙන් රජයේ ඉහළම තනතුරු දැරූ පුද්ගලයාගෙන් පවා ප්‍රශ්න කළ යුතු බව අගරදගුරු අතිඋතුම් මැල්කම් කාදිනල් රංජිත් හිමිපාණන් පවසනවා. 73 වන කොළඹ අගරදගුරු පදවි ප්‍රාප්තිය වෙනුවෙන් රාගම – බැසිලිකා දේවස්ථානයේ පැවති ළමාදින සමරු උත්සවයකට එක්වෙමින් උන්වහන්සේ මේ බව සඳහන් කළා. උන්වහන්සේ එහිදී වැඩිදුරටත් කියා සිටියේ පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරයට සම්බන්ධ ඉහළ සිට […]

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රිෂාඩ් සහ කබීර් ගැන පාස්කු කොමිසමට ආ සාක්ෂිය

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් එවක කැබිනට් අමාත්‍යවරුන් වශයෙන් කටයුතු කළ රිෂාඩ් බදියුදින් සහ කබීර් හෂීම් යන මහත්වරුන් තුර්කියේ ෆෙටෝ ත්‍රස්ත සංවිධානයට මුදල් සැපයූ මෙරට ව්‍යාපාර හා සම්බන්ධ වී ඇති බව පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳ සොයා බලන ජනාධිපති කොමිසමේදී අද අනාවරණය වුණා. ඒ විදේශ සබඳතා අමාත්‍යංශයේ යුරෝපා හා මධ්‍යම ආසියානු කලාපය භාර අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජනරාල්වරියගෙන් සිදූකළ සාක්ෂි විමසීමේදී.

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PCoI on Easter attack presents 2nd interim report to President

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the Easter Sunday attacks has handed over its second interim report to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The report was handed over to the President at the Presidential Secretariat this evening (02). The first interim report of the Commission was presented to the President on 20th December 2019. The […]

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SL’s ex army chief denies war crimes allegations, slams former govt.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

By Jamila Husain Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Feb.26 (Daily Mirror) – Former Army Commander Daya Ratnayake says allegations of the military committing war crimes during the final stages of the civil conflict against the LTTE are baseless and false” and blames the previous government of failing to clear up the military’s image in the international arena. He […]

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Immigration beef up security at BIA

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Kurulu Koojana Kariyakarawana Courtesy The Daily Mirror In a bid to escalate the security and to counter all suspicious movements, the Department of Immigration and Emigration has set up three special surveillance units at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) recently. A senior official in charge of the department’s investigation unit told Daily Mirror that the […]

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පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරය ගැන ලැබී තිබු ඊමේල් පණිවුඩයක් ගැන ජනපති කොමිසමේදී හෙළිවෙයි

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳව සඳහන් වූ ඊමේල් පණිවුඩයක් කොළඹ උතුර භාර පොලිස් අධිකාරීවරයාට කලින් ලැබී තිබුනත් ඔහු එම පණිවුඩය පොලිස් ස්ථානවලට යොමු කර ඇත්තේ ප්‍රහාරය එල්ල වූ දිනයේ පස්වරුවේ බව පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳව සොයා බලන ජනාධිපති කොමිසම හමුවේ අනාවරණය වුණා. ඒ ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොලිසියේ විද්‍යුත් තැපෑල පරීක්ෂා කළ ශ්‍රී ලංකා පරිඝණක හදිසි […]

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ඩී.කේ.පී. දසනායකත් ජනාධිපති කොමිසමට

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පසුගිය යහපාලන ආණ්ඩුව දේශපාලන පළිගැනීමක් මත, ත්‍රස්තවාදය වැළැක්වීම පිළිබඳ ප්‍රතිපත්ති සහ උපාය මාර්ග පිළිබඳ පශ්චාත් උපාධියක් හදාරමින් සිටියදී තමන්ව මෙරටට ගෙන්වා නොගත්තේ නම් පාස්කු ඉරිදා ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාර මාලාව වළක්වාගැනීමට හැකියාව තිබූ බව රියර් අද්මිරාල් ඩී.කේ.පී. දසනායක මහතා පවසනවා. ඒ, දේශපාලන පළිගැනීම්වලට ලක්වූවන් පිළිබඳ සෙවීමේ ජනාධිපති කොමිසම හමුවේ අද සාක්ෂි ලබාදෙමින්. කොළඹදී […]

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I am satisfied, says Cardinal

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Refuting media reports that the Cardinal had expressed his dissatisfaction with the Presidential Commission probing the Easter Sunday attacks, Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith yesterday said he was very satisfied with the Presidential Commission. The Archbishop expressed this view at a press release yesterday. Following is the press conference issued […]

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Military Police deployed to assist City Traffic Police during peak hours

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Members of the Sri Lanka Corps Military Police (SLCMP) of the Army have now been deployed in most congested entry/exit points in the Greater Colombo area under a new assignment in order to help ease the city traffic congestion in collaboration with Colombo City Traffic Division.   The project, implemented on the guidelines given […]

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Task Force set up to give intelligence inputs to Easter Sunday CID probe

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The six-man task force, headed by Maj.Gen.Jagath Alwis, Chief of National Intelligence, will report on a weekly basis Colombo, February 23: The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry has established a Task Force (TF) to monitor the progress to speed up the on-going investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) into last year’s Easter Sunday […]

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Yahapalana power struggle facilitated Easter Sunday carnage – Catholic Church

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, in a statement, in Sinhala read out at churches, on Sunday, Feb 23, called for a thorough investigation to find out why the political leadership and the security authorities had failed to act in spite of having specific intelligence on the Easter Sunday […]

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Gazette calling on armed forces to maintain public order re-issued

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has re-issued a Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the armed forces to maintain public order across the country with effect from today (22). The President issued the gazette notification by virtue of the powers vested in him by Section 12 of the Public Security Ordinance (Chapter 40). Accordingly, the Army, Navy […]

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Sri Lanka denies HRW’s allegations on keeping families of missing under surveillance

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Defence Ministry vehemently denies the accusations by the Human Rights Watch (HRW), which claimed that families of enforced disappearance and activists supporting them are under the microscope of the Sri Lankan Security Forces and intelligence agencies.   The HRW releasing its new report has claimed ‘Sri Lankan Security Forces and intelligence agencies have intensified surveillance […]

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Why US is bullying Sri Lanka

Friday, February 21st, 2020

By Ambassador M K BHADRAKUMAR Courtesy Rediff.com February 21, 2020 19:23 IST ‘Clearly, Washington has all but given up hope following US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells’s stormy visit to Colombo last month where she read the riot act to Sri Lankan leaders to sign the pending status of forces agreement allowing American troops […]

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Authorities’ inaction over 2016 letter warning of ‘FETO’ terrorists in Sri Lanka revealed

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana It was revealed before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry Probing the Easter Sunday Attacks that back in 2016, a letter from Turkey had notified the Ministry of Foreign Relations of the presence of ‘FETO’ terrorists in Sri Lanka. Acting Deputy Directress of the Counter Terrorism Unit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mahesha […]

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තුර්කි ත්‍රස්ත සංවිධානයක් පිලිබඳ ලැබුුනු තොරතුරු ගැන නිසි ක්‍රියාමාර්ග ගෙන නොමැති බවට පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳ සොයන ජනපති කොමසම හමුවේ හෙළිවෙයි

Friday, February 21st, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් තුර්කියේ ක්‍රියාත්මක ‘ෆෙටෝ” නැමැති ත්‍රස්ත සංවිධානයක් ශ්‍රී ලංකාව තුළ ක්‍රියාත්මකවීම පිළිබඳ තොරතුරු ඇතුලත් රහසිගත ලිපි ගොණුවක් 2016 වසරේදී එරට රජය විසින් යොමුකර තිබියදීත් ඒ සම්බන්ධයෙන් නිසි ක්‍රියාමාර්ග ගෙන නොමැති බවට පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳ සොයන ජනපති කොමසම හමුවේ අද අණාවරණ වුණා. කොමිසම හමුවේ අද සාක්ෂි ලබා දුන්නේ ආරක්ෂක අමාත්‍යාංශයේ වැඩ බලන අතිරේක […]

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Ajith Prasanna granted bail with strict conditions

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Major (Retired) Ajith Prasanna, who was remanded over contempt of court charges, has been granted bail by the Colombo High Court.  He was ordered released under strict bail conditions when the case was taken up before High Court Judge Dhammika Ganepola today (19), Ada Derana reporter said. The court ordered Ajith Prasanna released […]

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BBC news finally victory over LTTE Sri lanka Wanni 30 years of luxury over for Prabakaran

Monday, February 17th, 2020

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The Last battle and 58th and 59th Division link up together – A Historical Moment-16th April 2009

Monday, February 17th, 2020

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