SriLankan flight UL 315 which was heading towards the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) from Malaysia was diverted to the Mattala Airport due to the inclement weather in Katunayake this evening.
A suspect has been arrested with 45 fake currency notes in the Kotmale area, police said.
A person who had duped people into giving money by promising to provide employment in Japan was arrested near the Galle Face roundabout this afternoon.
An 18-year old girl who was drowning in the Panama Lagoon was rescued by a team of Navy lifesavers who were on duty yesterday (Apr 19).
A special discussion is set to take place between Joint Opposition (JO) parliamentarians at the Opposition Leader's office next Monday.
Six persons have been injured following an accident in the vicinity of a tourist hotel along the Galle-Matara main road.
A group of 42 people were hospitalised due to food poisoning during a religious event in Maskeliya last night.
The Methodist Church President/ Bishop Asiri Perera issuing a statement said that the police has yet to take necessary action against the attacks on the Methodist Church Center in Anuradhapura during the last few weeks.
A suspect has been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in Kalmunai with 1200 foreign cigarettes today (Apr 20).
Mirihana Police have commenced investigations into the assault of an OIC in charge of the 119 Emergency Division today (Apr 19).
Sri Lanka's first research statellite 'Raavana 1' which was released yesterday reached NASA's International Space Station at around 6:30 pm (local time) today (Apr 19).
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that there will be no division among opposition parties including the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) with regard to the presidential candidate.