The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will submit a no-confidence motion against the government to the Speaker tomorrow, JVP MP (Dr.
Around 500 persons have been arrested during the Vesak Festival season for breaching Excise Laws, the Department of Excise said.
President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly paid a visit to Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero yesterday (May 19).
Two persons who were arrested over allegedly maintaining direct links with the group which carried out the Easter Sunday attacks have been remanded until May 28.
Police have sought legal advise to move court against Madhumadhawa Aravinda, Deputy Leader of the Pivithutu Hela Urumaya (PHU) for failing to adhere to the instructions to report before the Minuwangoda police yesterday (May 19).
A Parliament staffer was taken into custody over allegedly maintaining links with the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) group yesterday (May 19).
The tax levied on a kilo of imported big onions will be increased by Rs 20 in a bid to support local farmers, Agriculture Minister P Harrision said.
A commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the Naval forces personnel who lost their lives during the war was held in line with the National War Heroes Day Celebrations at the War Hero Monument in Welisara today (May 19).
A group identified as Tamil Eelam Cyber Force is reported to have carried out cyber attacks on several Sri Lankan sites today (May 19).
Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara today (May 18) appeared before the Colombo District DIG's office to record a statement over the recent unrest in Kuliyapitiya.
The Mullivaikkal Rememberance Day held in memory of the lives that were lost during the LTTE war which was held in Mullaitivu today (May 18).
Special clauses will be introduced to the Universities Act to create an enviornment that would see degree-awarding institutions opening its doors to the students of all communities, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday (May 17).