A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the city-state's Changi Airport, CNN reported.
An abandoned mechanized boat, believed to have been used by people smugglers to illegally ferry Sri Lankan refugees to Australia, was reportedly seized by Indian police off the Muttom Coast in Kanyakumari District on Saturday, the New Indian Express reported.
Private bus drivers operating on the Colombo- Chilaw bus route have resorted to a strike action since this morning (June 27), President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne told local media.
A colour code for sugary drinks has been made mandatory by the Health Ministry.
Police is seeking Interpol assistance to question two Australian nationals who reportedly signed as witnesses to a forged affidavit allegedly used by UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila to sell shares held in a local bank by an Australian company.
The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) will meet on Wednesday to examine the findings relating to the Central Bank bond issue, the controversy regarding which has placed the re-appointment of Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran in a quandary.
The long awaited Right to Information (RTI) Bill was unanimously approved by Parliament today.
President Maithripala Sirisena requested private sector investors to join with the Government’s initiatives in making Sri Lanka an energy self-sufficient nation in the next ten years while fulfilling the energy requirement of the country.
The Ukranian captain of the Avant-Garde vessel has been remanded in custody till July 5 after being produced before the Galle Magistrate's Court.