New resident magistrate takes oath

New resident magistrate takes oath

FORMER Sri Lankan district judge Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage was sworn in today(13-01-2017) as Fiji’s new Resident Magistrate by President Jioji Konrote. Magistrate Widanelage took her oath at the State House in the presence of Chief Justice Anthony Gates and Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili. A Government statement issued this…

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

After being a stateless person for 60 years in Sri Lanka, Siti Fatimah Akbar has finally seen a glimmer of hope of returning to her country of birth, with assistance from the Malaysian government. The 72-year-old woman is thrilled that she will be able to set her foot…

Doctor Chamari Liyanage, who killed abusive husband with mallet, appeals to Peter Dutton to stay in Australia

Doctor Chamari Liyanage, who killed abusive husband with mallet, appeals to Peter Dutton to stay in Australia

A Sri Lankan-born doctor who bludgeoned her husband to death with a mallet after years of abuse is appealing to the Immigration Minister to allow her to stay in Australia after serving her sentence. Dr Chamari Liyanage is serving a four-year prison term in Greenough Regional Prison after…

Sri Lankan HC to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

Sri Lankan HC to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Amari Mandika Wijewardene…

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

The Madras High Court has upheld the decision of the Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to deny certification…

‘Would you be okay sleeping with the actor’: Radhika Apte’s casting couch experience

‘Would you be okay sleeping with the actor’: Radhika Apte’s casting couch experience

Bollywood’s powerhouse of talent, Radhika Apte, who is eagerly waiting for the domestic release of her internationally acclaimed…

Samia Shahid ‘honour killing': Raped before death

Samia Shahid ‘honour killing': Raped before death

A British woman who died in Pakistan in a so-called honour killing was raped before her death, the…

Lanka world’s first in breast feeding

Lanka world’s first in breast feeding

Sri Lankan has been placed first in the world in breastfeeding during an international survey conducted in 2016…

Meet Nita Ambani, The First Lady Of Indian Business

Meet Nita Ambani, The First Lady Of Indian Business

Ahead of its wider public rollout of much-awaited 4G phone service, Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom arm of…

U.S. Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal gets cooking tips from Sri Lanka’s top chef

U.S. Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal gets cooking tips from Sri Lanka’s top chef

The United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal, who is on…

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