A Sri Lankan visa applicant has been arrested today for using deception and a false identity to apply for a UK visa, the British High Commission in Colombo said.
Akurana Pradeshiya Sabha Deputy Chairman A. Indrakumara (UPFA) was arrested today for allegedly attacking a PS member at the monthly General Meeting held on May 7
The UNP said today that 70 per cent of the youth in Sri Lanka were anxious to leave Sri Lanka because they were frustrated with the UPFA government.
Air Arabia, the only international carrier that flew to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA), is believed to have either cancelled or temporarily suspended its flights to the newly built second international airport in southern Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's leading mobile services provider, Dialog Axiata PLC has posted a net profit of Rs.1.59 billion for the first quarter of FY13 against a net loss of Rs.531 million in the same quarter of the previous year, helped by reduced financial costs and tax refunds, the interim financial accounts released to the Colombo Stock Exchange showed
Former Chief Executive Officer of 'Deyata Kirula 2013' was arrested by the CID in connection with an alleged fraud of Rs. 39 mn in the Deyata Kirula 2013,police said
Saudi employers will not join a social insurance scheme providing coverage for them and their Sri Lankan domestic workers, until issues over its implementation are resolved
Six Sri Lankan nationals were arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Airport on Wednesday for carrying fake Indian currency of Rs 28,000 face value
The Magistrate inquiring the non summary trial against Parliamentarian Duminda Silva and thirteen others over the killing of former Presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and three others at Mulleriyawa on October 8, 2011
While rejecting the anticipatory bail plea filed on behalf of the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Deyata Kirula National Exhibition 2013, the Colombo Fort Magistrate observed that public displeasure could be created if he granted anticipatory bail over a fraud that took place at a nationally important exhibition
Tibet's spiritual leader in exile the Dalai Lama condemned Buddhist attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and Sri Lanka on Tuesday, calling religious violence "unthinkable."
Parliamentarian Duminda Silva - who was granted bail by the High Court in the Mulleriyawa shooting case where presidential adviser Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and three others were killed - spoke to the media today ►►►
The SLT said its telephone exchange in Chilaw was experiencing service interruption safter it was affected by the heavy rains accompanied with thunder and lightning. Restoration work is underway.
Transport Minister Kumara Welgama told Parliament today that laws would be brought to make it compulsory to paint private busses in blue, CTB busses in red and school busses in yellow.
Nearly 1000 Kilograms of tobacco and a stock of Beedi all worth some Rs.1.5 million were taken into custody by the Matale Excise Department yesterday during a raid on a Beedi manufacturing centre in Galewela
Police are looking for two unidentified persons for kidnapping a Sri Lankan housemaid and robbing her money (KD 200) and cell phone, reports Al-Shahed daily.
India-Sri Lankan bilateral trade has potential to more than double to $ 10 billion by 2016 if tariff and non tariff barriers are removed, said Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam said at a PHD Chamber function in New Delhi
Rights activists have criticised Bahrain's justice system after a Sri Lankan maid who was allegedly beaten up by her employer was ordered to pay BD590 for running away.
Imran Khan, the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf political party, has been injured after falling from a makeshift stage during a campaign rally in Lahore ►►►
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem yesterday scotched speculation that his party would quit the government. However, he said that his party had some disagreements with the government
The Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) yesterday urged the government to appoint Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the Private Transport Services Ministry Secretary because he would be able to remedy the grievances of private bus operators
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