A three-wheel driver has been injured after police fired shots at him for ignoring signals to stop at a roadblock in Gampaha, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said (Jun 20).
The Meteorological Department has warned of rough seas between Puttalam - Colombo and Galle - Matara until 12:30 pm tomorrow (Jun 20).
The Expropriation act was passed in Parliament with 91 votes in favour and 69 votes against it.
The Secretaries to the Northern Governor and the Northern Provincial Education Secretary received their appointments today (Jun 20).
The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take disciplinary action against nine senior police officials including three DIG's over the Easter Sunday attacks.
The government will embark on a 51-kilometre long road construction project at a cost of Rs 6.
The Colombo Chief Magistrate's court today (Jun 20) instructed Minister Ravi Karunanayake and his wife to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department on July 7.
The All Ceylon Jamiathul Ulama (ACJU) has rejected accusations made by the Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force) movement on ‘Maktab’ education claiming that it propagates extremism.
Railway trade unions have decided to commence a 48-hour strike action from midnight after talks with the Finance Ministry on resolving their issues ended in a failure.
President Maithripala Sirisena has urged the Human Rights Commission (HRC) to co-ordinate with the relevant authorities and expedite the deployment of military personnel for UN peacekeeping missions.
President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed security forces to release those who have been arrested over minor offences under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).
The Health Ministry today (Jun 20) handed over a Ford ambulance to the the Parliament Medical Centre, the Speaker's office said.