An individual has died in a shooting incident which took place in Rathgama yesterday (Jul 20) night, police said.
Thirty Sri Lankan domestic workers who faced abuse by members of a foreign employment agency in Kuwait, have returned to the island today (Jul 21).
The cabinet of ministers has agreed to amend the Registration of Electors Act upon a proposal put forward by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Jul 19).
The cabinet of ministers has granted approval to prepare a new bill which would prevent civilans from wearing or possessing army fatigues or any other identical uniform.
Four persons attached to a VIP convoy who were arrested for involvment in the assault of a van driver this week, have been remanded until July 22.
A women's support helpline to report all forms of discrimination against women, including harassment, abuse and instances of violation of the law and complaints, has been approved by the Cabinet.
Cabinet approval has been granted to amend the Tea promotion levy as set out by the Sri Lanka Tea Board Law to Rs 3 from Rs 3.
More than a 1000 families have been affected by the current adverse weather conditions in the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reported.
Seven persons have been injured after a lorry crashed into seven three wheelers in the Gas Paha area in Colombo today (Jul 20).
The Office for Reparations has announced that it has disbursed funds worth Rs 265 million as compensation to the victims of the terrorist attacks on April 21.
Postal unions have announced that they would go on sick leave from midnight tomorrow (Jul 21) until Monday citing several unresolved issues.
Another individual has surrendered to the police today (Jul 20) over the assault of a van driver by some members of a VIP convoy in Kalagedihena this week.