A family of five Sri Lankan nationals were found stranded by Indian fishermen off Arichal Munai in Dhanushkodi,PTI reported.
Naval personnel in Silawathurai Naval Command arrested four local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the sea area of Silawathurai yesterday, navy said.
The US Navy Ship ‘Hopper’ arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit, the Navy said.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will begin considering a free trade agreement among discussions on new trade and investment opportunities, New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said Friday.
Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne, who had been in remand custody over alleged misappropriation of Government funds, was granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today.
Police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a protest march by university students at Kollupitiya a short while ago.
Lotus Roundabout in Colombo has been closed to vehicular traffic by police.
The Supreme Court today issued notice on Lankaenews Editor Sandaruwan Senadheera to appear before court on March 3 over contempt of court charges.