A suspect who is accused of having links to extremist groups was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in Kalmunai today (May 22).
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed that all name boards of streets must be printed in Sinhala, Tamil and English alone.
Public officials will be paid a special interim monthly allowance of Rs 2500 from July 01, the Ministry of Finance announced today (May 22).
Academic activities for the undergraduates of all faculties at the University of Kelaniya will recommence on May 28, the university's administration has announced.
Several weapons and ammunition were recovered under the Gengea bridge by Navy personnel yesterday (May 21).
A total of 30 suspects who were arrested over the recent unrest in Minuwangoda have been released on bail today (May 22).
A special social development programme titled 'Swashakthi' will be launched in the near future in order to uplift the lives of families of victims of the Easter Sunday terror attack.
The government has decided to declare June 03 as National Language Day while the corresponding week will be declared as the National Language Week in future.
Cabinet approval has been granted to purchase additional power from two barge mounted power plants in Kerawalapitiya and Galle upon a proposal put forward by the Prime Minister yesterday (May 21).
The cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal to establish the Vavuniya Campus at the Jaffna University as a fully fledged University.
The OIC of the Wellampitiya Police has been transferred to the Galle Police Division, police said today (May 22).
The newly-established Second Special High Court will commence its initial hearings today after summons were issued on a former specialist doctor at the Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital for a bribery case yesterday (May 21).