Four-year-old Damindu Yasen Ekanayake who was alleged to have been kidnapped on Sunday, has been rescued by a special Criminal Investigation Department team from the Galgamuwa area this evening, police said.
The Government today charged that the US Embassy in Colombo was selectively upholding fundamental rights in Sri Lanka, depending on who is exercising them and criticized the Embassy of questioning the media freedom in Sri Lanka
The judicial remand of 20 fishermen from this island, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on July 22, was today extended till August 8 by a court in Mannar in the island republic.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek an unconditional apology from the Sri Lankan government over the article.
Colombo Additional Magistrate A.M. Shahabdeen refused to release on bail the fourth suspect Priyantha Sanjeewa who is alleged to have connived with former DIG Vaas Gunawardena to transport weapons and explosives to a hideout at Kalagedihena from his residence.
The naming of a Colombo Road after popular radio personality the late Premakeerthi de Alwis as part of the Government’s campaign of slinging mud at the JVP boomeranged on the Government, JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said today.
The Meteorology Department said today thundershowers were expected during the afternoon or evening in the drought prevailing Northern and Eastern parts of the country while monsoonal showers were expected in the southwestern parts of the country.