The renewal of licenses for firearms for next year by the Defence Ministry will take place from October 1 to December 31, the Media Centre for the Defence Ministry said today.
The Lankagama Junior School today received a computer lab on the initiative of Education Reforms Minister Susil Premajayantha.
A former Basnayake Nilame who owned the building that collapsed in Kandy claiming the lives of three persons including an infant said today that he left the building only after it started crumbling and not well before it collapsed.
A group of women in Kilinochchi today came out to perform street dramas to educate children and women on issues of sexual abuse and drugs.
The traffic lane system was today expanded to the outstations on a trial basis with plans to introduce it to other areas of the country, police said.
A parcel containing heroin floating in the sea has been found by the police on a tip-off from a fisherman in the Sinnapaduwa, Mundalama area, Police said today.
At a recent emergency meeting presided by the Minister of Forest Conservation C.
Heavy rains in the Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces, and gusty winds in the Northern, North Central and North-Western provinces, Trincomalee district and in the western slopes of the central hills are expected, the Meteorological department warned.
The statement made by MP Harin Fernando regarding Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith is to be taken up by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), leader of the party Sajith Premadasa said.
The Association of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes (APHNH), in commemoration of World Patient Safety Day, has recognised that healthcare worker protection has been integral to ensuring patient safety during the pandemic.
Over 1,000 persons wanted by the police in the Western Province were arrested in an operation carried out from dusk to dawn, Police said.
Sri Lanka has been flagged by several international banks as a high risk jurisdiction in relation to money laundering in leaked documents analysed by hundreds of journalists worldwide.