Update : While Police apprehended the main suspect associated with the shootout that took place in Matara earlier today, a further three suspects have also been arrested.
Chief Justice Priyasath Dep appointed three High Court judges to hear cases in the country’s first special High Court to try high-profile financial fraud and corruption cases, the government news portal reported.
Sri Lankan consumers are subject to substandard imported products, as indicated by the recent detection of worms by the Sri Lanka Standards Institute in some imported canned fish, which is a very serious issue.
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says the water supply in the Colombo Municipality city limits will be supplied at a low pressure from noon to midnight on Saturday June 23.
A 29 year old suspect involved in several murders, has been gunned down by gunmen who came on a motorbike at Wewala, Hikkaduwa this morning.
The Colombo Fort Magistrate today issued summons on Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Geoffrey Aloysius to be present in court on July 5.
A leopard was killed by angry villagers in Ambankulam, Kilinochchi today morning after it attacked and injured six locals.
After the announcement by the United States that it is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council effective June 19, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Athul Keshap met with senior Sri Lankan officials to convey the assurance of the United States Government that it will remain fully engaged with the Sri Lankan Government to help it meet its continuing and standing commitments to the international community to advance the cause of reconciliation and lasting peace for all Sri Lankans, the US Embassy in Colombo stated in a media release.
The island-wide postal strike continues today after talks between trade union representatives and authorities collapsed again yesterday.
A group of area residents held a protest in Mundalama yesterday (21) over a project to be set up near Mundalama town to produce tiles using ash discarded from the Norochcholai coal power plant.
The funeral of veteran musician Ivor Dennis took place last evening amidst a large gathering including artists at Seeduwa.