Police Inspector Kapila Nishantha of the Special Investigations Unit (Southern Province) was arrested by the CID today (Feb 18) over the abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama.
A petition has been filed by the Truth Seekers Movement against the Elections Commission (EC) calling for a Supreme Court order to be issued on the latter to conduct the elections of six provincial bodies whose terms have been expired.
The driver of a private bus involved in a tragic accident which killed three and injured 19 in Marawila has been arrested today (Feb 18).
Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has said that the remarks made by the Sri Lankan cricketers inside the dressing room following their recent victory cannot be accepted under any circumstances.
Vehciular movement will be temporarily suspended from Sir James Peiris Mawatha/Slave Island Roundabout to Pittala Junction until the conclusion of the Gangarama Perahera which will commence at 7:00 pm today (Feb 18).
The Finance Ministry today (Feb 18) signed an agreement with the French Agency for Development (AFD) for a Rs 15 billion wastewater disposal project in Ratmalana and Moratuwa.
A businessman who was arrested and later released on bail over an import tax fraud has been ordered to be remanded until February 25.
Registration for all electric chain-saws will commence from February 20.
Two Sri Lankan women were arrested at the Mumbai Airport today (Feb 18) for attempting to smuggle gold worth Rs 33.
The Gangarama Navam Maha Perahera will take place today (Feb 18) and tomorrow from 7 pm onwards.
Students who were recently admitted to Grade One have not received their uniform vouchers as of yet, Chairman of the Ceylon Teachers Union (CTU) Joseph Stalin said.
Thilaka Jayasundara today (Feb 18) assumed duties as the Director General of the Department of Public Enterprises.