In a major seizure, two Sri Lankans have been arrested at the New Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars weighing 20 kg.
A schoolboy had reportedly taken a photograph of a mysterious object that he had seen lying on the ground near an abandoned cemetery in Gurugalhinna, Kahatagasdigiliya that was preserved by the Department of Archaeology.
Asserting that the arrest of Royce Fernando, a UNP candidate for the Western Provincial Council Election, was carried out only because of the evidences against him, the police said that there was no other reason for his arrest and that it was not done on anyone’s instigation.
The Sri Lanka Police is to introduce an automated fingerprint system in order to identify those involved in criminal activities, police sources said.
A youth arrested for proposing to kiss a young woman at the Galle Face Green on Valentine’s Day was ordered to pay a fine of Rs.1,500 by a Colombo Court.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai postponed on Sunday a planned visit to Sri Lanka over the killing of 19 Afghan soldiers in an assault by Taliban militants.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has warned parents and teachers against the social media network Facebook and requested them to be more vigilant about the children who use it.
Customs officers of the Air Intelligence Unit, on Saturday, seized 628 grams of crude gold ornaments from seven Sri Lankan passengers who arrived at the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL).
Minister Duminda Dissanayake suffered minor injuries when his jeep collided with a bowser in Padeniya, Kurunegala, early today, police said.Pictures
SriLankan Airlines has made arrangements to operate the London Colombo flight of Sunday 23rd February via Frankfurt to uplift the passengers stranded in the Frankfurt Airport due to an industrial action carried out by the security staff of Frankfurt Airport from Friday the 21st of February.
Army Commander Daya Ratnayake has ordered the suspension of a Lieutenant Colonel from his duties after he was arrested today by the Police in Anuradhapura with approximately three grams of heroin in his possession.
India’s film censors have refused permission for the general release of a film chronicling the violent closing months of the civil war in Sri Lanka because the documentary may strain friendly relations between the two countries.
UNP Western Provincial Council candidate Royce Fernando was arrested by the police today in connection with the Rs. 15 million-robbery in Negombo on February 17, police said
Several cases of kidney ailments have been reported from Sri Lankan refugees living in Thiruvathavur camp here. Nine refugees have died due to kidney failure in the last four years, revealed a human rights organisation
The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo on Friday on a goodwill visit.
A jeep heading from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa caught fire in the Elpitiya area on the Southern Expressway early this morning, police said
Members of the Tamil Nadu Youth Congress on Friday observed a fast in Chennai against the State government’s decision to release all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
The conduct of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka 25 years ago was the subject of a complaint received by a government commission probing disappearances of persons during the country's civil war
One person was killed and 13 injured when a jeep veered into a bus halt at the Mahabellana Junction in Panadura where an election campaign carried out by a political party was taking place on the opposite side of the road, Police said.
The engine of the Senkadagala Menike train had detached itself from the other compartments with passengers and travelled by itself a short distance when the train was leaving the Maradana Railway Station this evening. Save
A 56 -year-old person was killed and four others injured when lightning struck miners at a gem pit in Pahalakuttiya, Pelmadulla this evening
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