Seven people, who are alleged to have stolen a colonial era passport issued to a Sub Inspector attached to the then Ceylon Police Force, were arrested by the Kollupitiya police while they were attempting to sell it for Rs.30 million.
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today charged that the Government and the National Languages and Social Integration Ministry had failed in the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka and as such would work with the All Ceylon Hindu Federation (ACHF) to complete this task.
Police seized foreign liquor and cigarettes worth around Rs.105 million hidden in a luxury house on Fairfield Road, Borella today.
Six Indian nationals who arrived at Delhi airport this morning from Liberia, have been isolated and taken for further tests
The Ice Bucket challenge started by an American to raise funds for his friend suffering from a deadly Motor Neurone Disease has been converted into a publicity stunt by some local politicians who blindly follow whatever that comes from the West, United National Party (UNP) MP Mangala Samaraweera said today.
An assistant immigration officer and a prison official were arrested today for allegedly helping Kudu Chamara alias Nilan who attempted to flee the country yesterday, police said.
A tiny ‘Imbul’ tree branch which had pierced the right breast of a motorcyclist was surgically removed by a team of surgeons at the Hambantota General Hospital. PICTURES
A Sri Lankan man who arrived in New Zealand using fake documents has been arrested for a murder in Switzerland more than 13 years ago
Police on Monday busted a human trafficking racket involving six Sri Lankan Tamils by taking into custody four racketeers including a fisherman from the island nation when the job-seekers moved towards the coast at Surareddypalem, near here, on Monday, according to Superintendent of Police Ch.Srikanth.
Parents of a Sri Lankan youth, who had gone missing while working aboard a Taiwanese ship, have sought the assistance of the CID, the Foreign Employment Bureau and the Ministry of External Affairs, to locate their son.
Former Chief Justice Sarath Nanda Silva said today there were provisions to take legal action against the Elections Commissioner if he makes arrangements to hold the presidential election before November 19, 2016
The special commodity levy on imported big onions and potatoes had been increased with effect from August 23, the Finance Ministry said today.
Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranyake's lawyers were today allowed to get the services of a panel of computer experts to inspect her accounts at the NDB on September 3, 4 and 5 between 2.30 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.
The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee will meet soon to decide on who should be appointed as the party’s Deputy Leader of the Party; UNP media spokesman Gayantha Karunatilleke told a media conference today.
Kudu Chamara alias Nilan, who escaped from prison custody on June 29 while receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital was re-arrested today at the Bandaranaike Airport while attempting to flee the country.
There was no need for special personal security for President of Bar Association Upul Jayasuriya, as there was no threat on the life of Jayasuriya according to investigations, Law and Order Ministry Secretary Nanda Mallawarachchi had informed the Police Chief N.K. Ilangakoon.
A 61-year-old man was killed while his son and daughter were injured when a 51-year-old man -- whose daughter was kidnapped and sexually abused by the son -- stabbed them while they were leaving the Hulftsdorp Magistrate’s Court after the deceased’s son was granted bail.
At least two persons were killed and seven persons were injured when a container collided with a small lorry at Welisara this morning, the Police said.
Police said that another woman who had taken medicine for beautification from the Beauty Parlour in Bambalapitiya was admitted to a hospital in London after having become ill
The Japanese government is considering providing patrol ships to Sri Lanka to help the South Asian country strengthen its maritime surveillance capabilities, a Japanese government source said
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