Cochin International Airport will remain closed until August 26, the Cochin Airport authorities have stated according to a media release issued by national carrier SriLankan Airlines today.
Five Sri Lankan fishermen whose boat was sinking after colliding with an Iranian merchant vessel have been rescued by another Sri Lankan fishing boat, the navy stated.
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A man and a woman were killed due to a road accident at Pelawatta, Suduwella on the Madampe-Kuliyapitiya Road this morning (17).
Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrived at the residence of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07 this morning to record a statement from him over the 2008 abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr.
Windy and showery conditions are expected to continue over the island today, the Met Department stated.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi,invited Sri Lanka to be an important stakeholder in the policy making process of the UNHCR, expressing hope that Sri Lanka’s proactive role would contribute significantly to the work of the UNHCR drawing upon the country’s positive experiences and insights, Sri Lanka Permanent Mission in Geneva said.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are due to visit the residence of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07 today (17) to record a statement from him over the 2008 abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr.
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A new prison police unit will be established within the Prisons Department following the recent dissolution of the Prison intelligence Unit, Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms, Thalatha Atukorala said.
President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed heartfelt condolences over the passing away of former three time Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpaee in a private hospital in New Delhi today evening.