Three persons were arrested in Jaffna by the Navy today ( July 17) for illegally transporting beedi and tobacco leaves.
The social arm of the Archdiocese of Colombo has allocated a sum of Rs 102.
Transportation along the Southern Expressway has been impeded after a container truck toppled between Kahathuduwa and Kottawa today (Jul 17).
A Prisoners’ Rights group has written to the Justice Minister and the Elections Commission (EC) requesting for a mechanism to grant suspects in remand custody the right to vote.
The Attorney General (AG) has called for a report from Acting Police Chief C D Wickremaratne on the progress made to arrest two suspects in the Avant Garde floating armoury case.
Water supply will be restricted to the Gampaha district on Friday (Jul 19), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said.
Heavy traffic has been reported in Union Place and Town Hall due to a protest by university students.
The Meteorological Department has warned fishermen to refrain from fishing in the seas from Mannar to Galle from 5:30 pm today (Jul 17) until July 20.
A special session at the Mawanella Pradeshiya Sabha was limited to 30 minutes today (Jul 17) after opposition members staged a protest within the chambers this morning.
A Private Member bill submitted to Parliament to abolish death penalty was published by the Department of Government Printing.
The Colombo Magistrate’s court has issued notice to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to appear before the court over the case concerning underworld criminal ‘Kanjipaani Imran’ who is being held under detention orders.
Navy with the assistance of the Mannar Police arrested a person with Kerala cannabis in Mannar town yesterday, Navy said.