Sri Lanka’s first vehicle assembly plant constructed as a joint venture between two companies in India and Sri Lanka was declared open in Matugama today (Aug 16).
A regional office of the Immigration and Emigration Department will be opened in Galle by the end of this year, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said.
Two persons were killed while three children of the same family were injured after a three-wheeler toppled 100 feet off a precipice in Nuwara Eliya this afternoon.
A discussion on the proposed Democratic National Front alliance ended today (Aug 16).
The body of a baby boy has been recovered from the Castlereigh reservoir today (Aug 17), police said.
Traffic will be restricted along the Colombo - Hanwella road due to the Esala perahera of the Navagamuwa Pattini Devalaya, police said.
The Colombo High Court yesterday (Aug 16) issued summons on former chief judicial medical officer (JMO) Ananda Samarakoon for allegedly concealing evidence over the killing of national ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen.
A proposal to impose a fee for the collection of garbage from houses would come into effect from March next year, Colombo Municipal Commissioner Palitha Nanayakkara said.
Former Northern Province Chief Minister C.
A 28-year old man has been arrested yesterday (Aug 16) for suspiciously visiting a temple in Athurugiriya and fleeing the area last week.
A 44-year old has been killed in the Peragirigama area in Kataragama last night.
UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed began his assessment visit in Sri Lanka by calling on Foreign Minister Thilak Marapana today (Aug 16).