The petition filed at the Appeal Court against the implementation of the death penalty has been postponed until October 1.
The price of a loaf of bread will be increased by Rs 5 with effect from midnight today (Jul 17), the Bakery Owners Association said.
A court today (Jul 17) rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by Police Commission Secretary Saman Dissanayake seeking to prevent his arrest over the Avant Garde illegal floating armoury case.
WhatsApp and Telegram users have been advised to take precaution while sharing media files after a top cybersecurity firm exposed a security lapse on the instant messaging platforms this week.
Two persons are in a critical condition after an accident involving a lorry and a van in Anuradhapura left 17 persons including two children injured, police said.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Moratuwa to collaborate and introduce a self-powered housing model for low income households with the aim of providing best architectural housing structure with the use of maximum daylight for low income households.
The south-western region of the country is likely to experience showery and windy conditions from today (Jul 17) until July 19, the Meteorological Department said today.
A nine-year old child has died in an accident involving a petroleum bowser and a bicycle in Madurankuliya yesterday (Jul 16).
An individual who had arrived at the Agunukolapelessa prison to visit an inmate was arrested with a mobile reload card yesterday (Jul 16).
Special Task Force (STF) officers have apprehended a suspect with more than three kilograms of heroin in Dehiwala yesterday (Jul 16).
Another suspect has surrendered over the recent recovery of electric detonators in Piliyandala, police said yesterday (Jul 16).
President Maithripala Sirisena said he believes that attempts to abolish the death penalty were attempts to avert the punishment due to those responsible for the brutal Easter terror attacks.