Four people, including parliamentarian Duminda Silva’s former driver, who are suspected in the killing of an Athurugiriya night club bouncer surrendered to the police a short while ago, sources said
Director General Lakshman Hulugalle said today that he will continue to head the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Secretariat.
The conduct of several officials within the Law College are currently under scrutiny for alleged malpractices committed in the ‘administrative and examinations procedures, following the suspension of former Principal W. D Rodrigo, the Daily Mirror learns.
Six Sri Lankan nationals have been arrested and their boat seized by the Indian Coast Guard off Andhra Pradesh coast for allegedly illegally entering and fishing in Indian waters
The body of the Saudi diplomat who was found dead inside a swimming pool in an apartment complex in Colombo on Sunday will be flown to Jeddah on Tuesday
The jeep carrying MP Sanath Jayasuriya collided with a wild boar on the Southern Highway last night, badly damaging the vehicle. However Jayasuriya escaped unhurt
Last week’s announcement by the Government of Sri Lanka that it will conduct a national census to determine the extent of the loss of life during the country’s 26-year old civil war, is a welcome step, Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma said
An underworld leader, Chinthaka Wasantha, known as Ketayam Chinthaka, who is the main suspect in the killing of a policeman and his wife in Kamburupitiya was shot dead during a confrontation with Special Task Force personnel in Nigala last night, police said.
The U.N. special envoy on human rights of internally displaced persons arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday to examine the status of people rendered homeless by the country’s three-decade civil war
Lakshman Hulugalle, the Director General of the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) said the Centre was not abolished only ‘defined’.
The Presidential Media Unit said a short while ago that the Defence Ministry had abolished the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) with effect from November 1. The MCNS was headed by Lakshman Hulugalle
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian and former Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today Sri Lanka’s foreign policy should be focused on the West instead of the African region
The CID informed the Colombo Magistrate courts today that it had submitted a report on the iPad used by former DIG Vaas Gunawardena to the Attorney General.
The six accused in the murder of British aid worker Khuram Shaikh were granted bail by the Colombo High Court based on the bail granted by the Tangalle Magistrate’s Court earlier ►►►
Borella Police said they would arrest Southern Provincial Council Minister Bindu Weerasinghe if he did not report to the Police station today. He is accused of assaulting popular singer Saman De Silva.
A Sri Lankan was arrested this morning at the Katunayake Airport when attempting to smuggle four gold biscuits concealed in his rectum, Airport Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said.
One lane on the roadleading from Gateway College at Sri Jayawardenapura to the Borella General Cemetery will be closed for vehicular traffic between 4.00 p.m. to 5.00p.m
A Russian motorcyclist was arrested this morning while riding along the Colombo- Katunayake expressway after entering it surreptitiously. He had entered the expressway at the 18th kilometre post at the Negombo entry point and
A young man employed as a bouncer at an Aturugiriya Karaoke club was hacked to death at the club last night.
The Customs officials at Madurai airport seized seven red sanders from three smugglers bound for Colombo on a Mihin Lanka flight at 4.20 pm on Sunday.
Two female army deserters allegedly disguised as men and working as domestic aides in two homes in Ahangama were arrested by the Ahangama Police on Saturday morning.
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