The Court of Appeal has issued notices to Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and 13 others to appear in court on October 12 with regard to a petition filed by six Buddhist monks.
The High Court today granted permission to Yoshitha Rajapaksa to travel overseas for one month to receive medical treatment.
United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Jatabtga Samaraweera has been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID).
Indian Minister for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, who concluded a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka yesterday, held a media briefing in Colombo last evening.
About 200 kg of sea cucumber, an endangered coral reef species, which was meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka was seized at Mandapam near here and two youths arrested in this connection, marine police said.
A stock military hardware suspected to have belonged to the LTTE have been unearthed from a well in Thelippalai, Kurumbansetti.
The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93, BBC reported.
The Sri Lankan government is hoping to scrap a controversial clause to permit the use of Indian labour under a proposed new trade pact.
Work on exhuming the remains of slain journalist and former Editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper, Lasantha Wickrematunge commenced this morning at the Borella Cemetery.