The Galle Face entry road has been temporarily closed for traffic from Lotus Roundabout due to a protest by differently-abled soldiers which is currently underway.
Nineteen students including the student union chairman of the Ruhuna University have been further remanded until August 26 over the ragging of a fresher.
Three persons have been arrested for attacking a tipper truck which had been transporting waste from Colombo to Aruwakkalu today (Aug 19).
The United National Party (UNP) is set to meet today (Aug 19) to decide on its presidential candidate and discuss matters on its proposed alliance, Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.
A woman has died after jumping off the sixth floor of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Hospital building in Boralesgamuwa yesterday (Aug 18).
Around 85 kilograms of heroin has been recovered from a mulit-day fishing trawler under the custody of the Navy yesterday (Aug 18).
National People’s Power (NPP) presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that he would focus on uniting all communities to develop human resources in the country if voted into power.
The Excise Department has launched a new 24-hour hotline to file complaints on illicit liquor from tomorrow (Aug 19).
Sri Lanka Police emerged champions of the sixth Police Cricket World Cup played in England yesterday (Aug 17).
Twelve persons who attempted to illegally migrate to Australia by boat have been arrested in Chilaw, police said.
The Management Services Department of the Ministry of Finance has been working out a mechanism to promote constables to positions up to Chief Inspectors of Police despite the existing cadre positions in the Police Department.
The police has sought the assistance of the public to locate a suspect who is wanted over a credit card racket in the country.