Seven police officers and a forest ranger of Walasmulla forest have been arrested over the murders of two businessmen from Rathgama area, the Police Spokesperson stated. MORE..
A clash between two groups at the Boteju section of the Thalangaha Estate in Nakiyadeniya has resulted in the hospitalization of four persons. MORE..
A person has been arrested in Pulmudai along with a cache of explosives used in illegal fishing activities. MORE..
All the necessary steps will be taken to remove the existing salary anomalies in teaching service, says Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. MORE..
Navindu Ratnayake, the driver of the Defender involved in the accident which killed the Borella Traffic OIC has been further remanded. MORE..
The Supreme Court has today (18) issued a restraining order preventing Attorney-at-Law Nagananda Kodituwakku from practising as a lawyer for three years. MORE..
The leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa has extended his condolences on the tragic incident of mass shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. MORE..
In view of the initial survey of a drowned ship in the seas around Batticaloa during the 2nd World War, two warships of the Royal Australian Navy, ‘Diamantina’ and ‘Leeuwin’, arrived in Sri Lanka on 11th March. MORE..
Four persons have been killed while five others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a van and a tipper truck that had taken place at around 1.45 a.m. this morning (18). MORE..
Krishantha Pushpakumara alias ‘Rahtharan’ has stated that he will resign from his post as a Southern Provincial Councilor and from all political activities. MORE..
The possibility for afternoon thundershowers is high, particularly in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western, Central, Uva and Southern provinces during today (18), the Meteorology Department stated. MORE..
When inviting foreign investors, it is important to create an economic policy which can protect the local entrepreneur stated former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that plans have been made to create a national road system which does not change as governments shift. MORE..
A person has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), early this morning (17), over an attempt to smuggle in gold biscuits from Chennai, India. MORE..
Officers of the Police Special Task Force in Jaffna have been assaulted by a group of individuals while on a raid to arrest illegal sand miners at Ariyala area in Jaffna. MORE..
Twenty-six high ranking police officers including two Senior Superintendents of Police (SSP) have been transferred, stated Police Headquarters. MORE..
The two persons arrested at Niwandama area in Ja-Ela with over 15 g of heroin have been identified to be the main accomplices of the organized drug smuggler Kennedy alias ‘Bumma’, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. MORE..
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that the opportunity to defeat the budget was lost as Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members refrained from voting at the second reading of the Budget 2019. MORE..
The Chairman of the Embilipitiya Pradeshiya Sabha M.K. Amil has been removed from his post as chairman and also as a member of the Pradeshiya Sabha, after being found guilty of assaulting two police officers. MORE..
Australia will embark on its largest ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka next week as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE-19). MORE..
Three persons of the same family including a child were reportedly injured and hospitalised after a motorcycle collided with the vehicle in which UPFA MP Kader Masthan was traveling at Medawachchiya this morning (16). MORE..
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says that he was ‘shocked and deeply saddened’ over the a shooting attack at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. MORE..
‘Tripitakabhivandana’ Week has been declared from today (March 16) to March 23rd, to mark the occasion of initiating the process in order to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage. MORE..
The Department of Meteorology states that the possibility for afternoon thundershowers is high, particularly in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western, Central, and Southern provinces during next two days (March 17th and 18th). MORE..
A former Sri Lankan defence attaché to the U.K., who faced private prosecution over a “throat-cutting gestures” made to Tamil protesters outside the country’s London Embassy, is to face a new trial in May, after the judge decided the case needed to be re-tried following a technicality. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena who is in Nairobi to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly held bilateral discussions with the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. MORE..
Two suspects have been arrested at Weligampitiya in Ja-Ela for the possession of a large haul of drugs including over 16 kilograms of heroin and several firearms. MORE..
Two women Sri-Lankan nationals were detained by customs officers at Pune International Airport on March 15, 2019 for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold into the city. MORE..
The President’s representatives should express only his standpoint at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), says MP Dinesh Gunawardena. MORE..
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed 40 people have died in the Christchurch shooting, and fiercely condemned those involved. MORE..