Eight suspects involved in the Central Bank bond scam case have been granted bail after indictments were handed over to them at the Special High Court today (Jul 19).
Eight persons were taken into custody by Naval personnel for engaging in illegal fishing in Upparu area, Trincomalee yesterday, Navy said.
Thirteen families in the Panmoor Estate in Hatton have been temporarily housed at a child care centre after floods wreaked havoc over the last 24 hours.
The Education Ministry has decided to offer a Rs 500 allowance per session of a vocational training course for a Grade 13 student.
Parliamentarian Ashu Marasinghe has written to the Acting Police Chief calling for an inquiry into an incident involving the assault of a van driver along the Kandy road yesterday (Jul 18).
The body of a young girl swept away along with her sister by floodwaters in Agarapatana has been recovered today (Jul 19).
A brand new building complex will be constructed at the Colombo Magistrate’s Court at a cost of USD 94.
The body of a 64-year old man trapped under the rubble of a shop due to a landslide in Ginigathhena was recovered this morning.
UN’s Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule who is currently touring Sri Lanka, has appreciated the manner in which rule of law was ensured in the country following the April 21 terrorist attacks.
A 29-year old has been killed after a tree had fallen over him while travelling on a motorcycle in Teldeniya last night.
The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) informed the Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday (Jul 18) that it is investigating into the funds received for the controversial Batticaloa Campus in the East.
Around 50 families have been affected due to the inclement weather in Ratnapura as of last night, district secretary Malani Lokupothagama said.