At, t The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Mrs Ban Soon-taek, is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow for a three-day visit at the invitation of the Government.
Relatives of enforced disappeared persons staged protests today throughout North and East provinces demanding an international probe into the investigations to track their missing loved ones.
Several protests were held in the North in view of the International Day of the Disappeared which falls today (30).
A 37-year-old Doctor was killed after the motorbike he was riding collided head-on with a bus at Kopay in Jaffna last night.
The World Bank South Asia Region Vice President, Annette Dixon arrived today on an official two day visit to Sri Lanka, a statement from the global body said.
Vaiko, General Secretary of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) of Tamil Nadu (TN) has urged the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) and the Red Cross Society to inquire into the disappearance of Tamils in the last phase of war in Sri Lanka and the alleged poisoning of 107 LTTE cadres.
Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, arrested a person with 50 kg of Kerala Cannabis in the seas North of Point Pedro this morning on Sunday, the Navy said.
The US Navy ship “USS Frank Cable” arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit, the Navy said.
Ten local fishermen who were engaging in illegal fishing at two separate locations yesterday arrested by Navy.