Sri Lanka and Iran called for expansion of all-out defence cooperation between the two nations during a bilateral meeting with Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan held with Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Sarath Kumara on Thursday in Moscow, Iran's MEHR News agency reported.
President Maithripala Sirisena appointed 25 Senior Lawyers as President’s Counsels (PC), the highest honour for those who practice law in the country.
A fire broke out yesterday at the Ashraff Nagar garbage dumping site in Addalaichenai DS division, in Akkaraipattu, Police said.
Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, has been further remanded until May 12 by Batticaloa magistrate today.
Close to 15 rallies are to be held in and around Colombo for May Day this year.
A suspect wanted in connection with 24 murders, including that of a police Sub-Inspector, was killed during a shootout with police officers at Bathalayagama in Katuwewa, Hambantota yesterday.
A British holidaymaker is suing a tour operator after a falling palm tree at a four-star resort fell and crushed her legs and left her feet 'going in different directions' according to the Daily Mail.
The Parliamentary debate on the Meethotamulla landfill site disaster and waste management commenced today at 9.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at Udaipur yesterday on a three-day personal visit, Indian media reported.