Five people are confirmed dead and at least 11 others have been admitted to hospital with injuries after an accident at a factory at Bellapitiya in Horana.
Thirteen suspects have so far been arrested over two separate alleged attacks on foreign tourists in Weligama, Police Headquarters said.
Fifteen people including 12 Srilankans were injured on yesterday when a coach carrying tourists from Sri Lanka crashed with two trucks on a Swiss highway, police and media said.
An Iranian delegation led by the Speaker of Iran's Parliament, Ali Larijani, arrived in Sri Lanka last night on an official three-day visit.
The UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox said that Britain is ready for direct investments in Sri Lanka, while increasing the investments in the country.
The old Puttalam-Mannar Road has been temporarily closed as the Eluwamkulama area is inundated, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) announced.
A Councilor of the Kaduwela Municipal Council has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the alleged shooting incident which targetted Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAITM, Sameera Senaratne last year.
Sri Lanka’s Gem and Jewellery industry is falling apart, accusing the government of neglect, not properly fostering the sector and removing a key tax concession in recent tax developments.
Former Director of Army Intelligence, Major General (Retired) Amal Karunasekara, who was in remand custody, was further remanded till May 2 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate today.
The Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of Dominica decided to establish Diplomatic Relations between the two countries with effect from April 17 following the signing of Agreement by Dr.
The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers' Union (CEBEU) say they will launch a work-to-rule campaign from May 8.