Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority.
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said today 1267 people from 300 families have been affected by the prevailing inclement weather.
A 35-year-old Sri Lankan who attempted to smuggle two pieces of gold slabs valued at Rs 1.1 million was detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterday and handed over to Customs at Airport Departure lounge.
In a paper published in the latest issue of the US Defence Department’s journal “Prism”, Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has reiterated his belief that Islamic terrorism poses a threat to Sri Lanka.
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told a visiting delegation of Sri Lankan Tamil Members of Parliament on Friday that New Delhi continues to look at the 13th amendment as the framework for a political solution in the island nation.
A 15-year-old child went missing while his nine-year-old brother died on admission to the Tangalle Hospital when they went for a sea bath off Tangalle last evening, police said.
Two brothers aged 23 and 26 from Bambalapitiya were killed in a head-on collision between the car they were travelling in and a private bus at Kosgama in Miriswatte early this morning, police said.