About 200 kg of sea cucumber, an endangered coral reef species, which was meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka was seized at Mandapam near here and two youths arrested in this connection, marine police said.
A stock military hardware suspected to have belonged to the LTTE have been unearthed from a well in Thelippalai, Kurumbansetti.
The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93, BBC reported.
The Sri Lankan government is hoping to scrap a controversial clause to permit the use of Indian labour under a proposed new trade pact.
Work on exhuming the remains of slain journalist and former Editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper, Lasantha Wickrematunge commenced this morning at the Borella Cemetery.
Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who had been in remand custody on money laundering charges, was released on bail today after being produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court.
A minor earth tremor has been reported from Galle and surrounding areas this morning, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) has confirmed.
Sri Lanka’s retail and wholesale traders will be asked to pay 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) only on the revenue from the sale of VATable goods in accordance with the proposed VAT amendment Draft Bill to be presented in parliament soon, Finance Ministry media release revealed.
Colombo High Court has issued notice on former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake in a case against him for allegedly preparing fraudulent documents, local media rpeorted.