The English letters indicating the province on vehicle number plates will be removed when registering a new vehicle and transferring the ownership of a vehicle. MORE..
A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday convicted deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on five counts of corruption and jailed her for a combined seven years, a source familiar with her trial said, wrapping up the last remaining cases against her. MORE..
South Korea said on Friday it will impose mandatory COVID-19 tests on travellers from China, joining the United States, Japan and other countries in taking new border measures after Beijing’s decision to lift stringent zero-COVID policies. MORE..
Former president of the students’ union of Peradeniya University, Anuradha Withanage, is due to be produced before the court by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today (30 Dec.). MORE..
The Ministry of Health has announced a special two-day dengue prevention program today (Dec 30) and tomorrow (Dec 31) after a rapid increase was observed in the number of dengue cases reported in the country over the past four weeks. MORE..
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of the driver of a hired vehicle at Ingiriya. MORE..
Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died Thursday. He was 82. MORE..
Amidst one of the worst phases Sri Lanka has seen in terms of its economic stability, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has closely monitored the situation, providing a 6-month operation update report. MORE..
The most religious and hard-line government in Israel’s history has been sworn in. MORE..
A stock of ’Kendu’ (ebony) leaves weighing roughly 150kg were seized on the seas of Kalpitiya by the Sri Lanka Navy last morning (28 Dec.). MORE..
Chairman of Beliatta Pradeshiya Sabha, Siril Munasinghe and his elder brother, who were arrested and produced before the courts for allegedly stealing several lengths of GI pipes worth nearly Rs. 250,000, have been remanded in custody. MORE..
Former president of the students’ union of Peradeniya University has been arrested over the assault on Prof. Athula Senaratne. MORE..
People arriving in India from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand will have to show a negative COVID-19 test from Sunday, India’s health minister said. MORE..
Minister of Energy and Power Kanchana Wijesekera has asserted that no new recruitments would be made for the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), despite there being over 1,000 employees scheduled to retire in 2023. MORE..
At least 18 children have died after consuming a syrup manufactured by Indian drugmaker Marion Biotech Pvt Ltd, Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Health says. MORE..
The Department of Immigration & Emigration has facilitated the arrival and departure cards, required to be filled by inbound foreigners and outbound Sri Lankans, to be submitted online. MORE..
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested four Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu on charges of allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan waters. MORE..
Police have arrested the Chairman of Beliatta Pradeshiya Sabha, Siril Munasinghe and his elder brother in connection with an alleged incident of theft. MORE..
Minister of Energy and Power Kanchana Wijesekera met with representatives of several trade unions of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) in order to discuss several key concerns. MORE..
President of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the outgoing ambassadors of Sri Lanka and Cambodia, who came to bid their farewells, in Hanoi on December 28. MORE..