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.
Police yesterday arrested the wife and mother-in-law of notorious drug trafficker “Wele Suda” who had fled to Pakistan.
A man who was suspected to be a confidante of notorious drug smuggler “Wele Suda” was arrested in Panadura yesterday while he was delivering heroin in a car with another woman who is claimed to be a law student, police said.
Reiterating that Australia was firm on not allowing illegal immigration, Australian High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling cautioned that South India should not be allowed to become a hub for “people smuggling.”
While maintaining that the possibility of a tourist carrying the deadly Ebola Virus entering Sri Lanka was slim, Government Epidemiology Unit (GEU) Director Dr. Prabha Palihawadana said Sri Lanka was capable of tackling such an emergency.
A 36-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas in Colombo for two days (August 2 -3) due to construction work that is being carried out at the Battaramulla-Polduwa Bridge, the National Water Supple and Drainage Board said
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) yesterday urged the government to take immediate action to find the four year old boy who had been abducted from Meegalawa.
The President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) complained to the police again about continual intimidation by men in plainclothes at his office in Colombo 3 yesterday.
The first convict O.A.Lahiru Kelum in the Tangalle Resort British tourist murder case yesterday petitioned to the Court of Appeal against the Colombo High Court Judge’s verdict of sentencing him to twenty years rigorous imprisonment
A Swiss national sailing around the world alone in a yacht had a narrow escape when the yacht collapsed after hitting a rock close to the Kamburugamuwa beach in Matara
A fatal head-on collision between two passenger trains was averted yesterday afternoon after railway authorities realized the danger in the nick of time and took measures to stop the two trains
Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s Sri Lanka policy led to his assassination, former India’s external affairs minister Natwar Singh has said
Australia was working with India for the return of Tamil migrants among 157 asylum seekers currently being held at a detention centre in the country, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has said.
The Examinations Department announced today that 10 schools used for Phase one paper marking of the 2014 Advanced Level examinations will be closed from August 30 to September 15, while several classrooms will be closed in 11 other schools.
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that the High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay should reveal her stance regarding the violation of international military law and international human rights in Palestine.
Seven suspects produced in the Panadura High Court were today sentenced to death on charges of murdering a man at Pinwatte in Panadura on August 14, 2005.
Seventeen Special Task Force (STF) personnel were hospitalised following an accident at the Palugaswewa Junction in Kantale this morning, police said.
The new police chief in Puducherry, Praveer Ranjan, IGP, said he was awaiting some information conveyed through official channels from Australia on the illegal trafficking of Sri Lankan refugees to Australia from Puducherry
Three people including a woman were killed and three others injured following a Boom Truck collided with a van in Polhena in Meegahawatta police area this morning, police said.
Opposition United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today proposed the setting up of a parliamentary monitoring committee to look into the threats faced by the Buddha Sasana
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