A fire has broken out at a mattress factory in Panadura a short while ago.
Customs Director General P S M Charles has been asked to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on state sector corruption on October 16.
Police have discovered two claymore mines in Jaffna, each weighing 15 kilograms upon questioning of a former LTTE cadre who was arrested last week.
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today (Oct 14) expressed confidence that its Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa would win minority votes at the upcoming election.
WASHINGTON - In line with a global downward trend, growth in South Asia is projected to slow to 5.
Eight provincial schools have been declared as national schools in the country, the Education Ministry said in a statement today (Oct 14), bringing the total number of national schools upto 370.
The Election Commission (EC) will install between eight to 10 polling booths at each voting centre for the upcoming Presidential election due to the high number of candidates, an EC official said.
The Italian government is in talks to offer technical assistance in the construction of a waste-to-energy power plant in Sri Lanka, the Power and Energy Ministry said.
The Election Commission (EC) has received more than 500 complaints on election law violations and violence since October 8, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.
The Appeal Court's full verdict outlining the decisions to reject a petition challenging Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's dual citizenship is to be delivered tomorrow (Oct 15).
Police have fired gunshots at a jeep which ignored signals to stop in Kilinochchi today (Oct 14), before learning that Excise Department officers had been travelling in the vehicle.
Landslide warnings have been issued in the Badulla district, as inclement weather conditions left nearly 300 persons affected, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.