A total of 2389 suspects have been arrested in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, Deputy Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Nalin Bandara told Parliament.
The Colombo Chief Magistrate's court today (Jun 27) released former Narahenpitiya Police (Crimes) OIC Sumith Champika Perera over the killing of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa touched down in Sri Lanka today (Jun 27) for a brief stopover on his way to the G-20 summit in Japan.
The revision petition filed by parliamentarian Kumar Welgama over a fraud case filed against him will be taken up for consideration on August 26 by the Colombo High Court.
The Bribery Commission filed indictments against two persons including Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage over a misappropriation case at the Second Special High Court today (Jun 27).
Four Indian fishermen who were engaged in poaching activities in Northern sea were taken into custody last night along with a fishing trawler, the Navy said.
A gazette notification has been issued to declare rail services as an essential service.
Opposition MPs today (Jun 27), raised issue over the absence of either the Minister of Defence or State Minister of Defence to answer questions over the State of Emergency in the country.
Canada is deeply concerned by reports that Sri Lanka is considering a reversal of its long-standing moratorium on the death penalty, a statement from the High Commission in Colombo said.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed an agreement with the Ministry of Resettlement and Rehabilitation to implement a project which would benefit vulnerable communities in Batticaloa, Mannar, Mullaitivu, Matale and Monaragale.
While there are problems with the 19th Amendment, abolishing it altogether is not the solution, Parliamentarian Jayampathy Wickramaratne said yesterday.
Indictments were served on former Senior Police DIG Anura Senanayake over the killing of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen today (Jun 27).