Reports on two more PCR tests carried out on the Russian national suspected to have been infected by COVID-19 in Matara are due, Director General of the Government Information Department Nalaka Kaluwewa said.
A tense situation arose at the entrance of the University of Jaffna this evening when a group of black attire wearing students were stopped by the police from leaving the university premises.
Rural Housing and Construction and Building Material Industries State Minister Indika Anuruddha was injured when the vehicle he was travelling met with an accident on the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway today (25), Seeduwa Police said.
The Point Pedro Magistrate Court issued a court order today against attempts by Tamil political parties and civil society groups to conduct a token fast in view of commemorating late Rasanayaham Partheepan alias Thileepan, a LTTE cadre who passed away in 1987 following a fast-unto death campaign.
Six Air Force trainee soldiers were hospitalised after being attacked by wasps during a training exercise conducted in and around Pitaratmale tea plantation in Haputale, the police said.
At least ten suspects were taken into custody for possession of narcotics including heroin, Kerala cannabis and controlled drugs in separate operations conducted by the Navy and Police during the week, Navy said.
Sri Lanka Coast Guard has seized about 4540 kg of illegally harvested sea cucumber, during a special search conducted at Kudawella fisheries harbour in Matara yesterday (24).
Environmental advocacy groups and organisations staged a protest today in front of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) against the ongoing illegal deforestation across the country.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has advised the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to introduce a cycle lane between Galle Face and Diyatha Uyanaa in Battaramulla, the Government Information Department said today.
A five-member Supreme Court Bench has been appointed today to hear the petitions filed against the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.
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Two youth were killed when their motorcycle crahsed onto a tree in the Bakamuna area of Polonnaruwa, police said.