The Government will not be able to release all lands taken over by security forces in the North and East due to security reasons, Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi stated.
A policeman was killed after his scooter collided head-on with a tipper vehicle at Sangupiddy Bridge along the Jaffna-Mannar Road on June 25.
Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said.
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.