The Colombo High Court today served the indictments on the three sub agents who sent Rizana Nafeek, the house maid who is on death row for killing an infant child of her employer in Saudi Arabia, on January 5, 2012.
Two Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officials were arrested today in connection with the death of a 30-year-old businessman who had visited the PNB office to sign the case book on October 30
A new kind of drug called Methamphetamine was smuggled into Sri Lanka for the first time in 2010, in addition to Heroin, Hashish and Cocaine, Parliament was informed today.
Sri Lankan doctors completed the training of a team of medical professionals from Pakistan today on the treatment of Dengue patients, Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said in Parliament today.
A unanimous decision by a three Judge appeal court bench dismissed Sarath Fonseka’s appeal against the second court martial judgment of a 30 month jail term
“I am not aware of the closing down of the ministry,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon tells parliament
A group of 58 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, who were deported from the UK arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport, an offical stated
The government which tabled the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) in Parliament today, stressed that the security forces would be withdrawn from all aspects of community life
The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) Report is being presented to Parliament at the moment by Leader of the House Nimal Siripala De Silva a short while ago
Parliament approved leave for three months for UPFA MP Duminda Silva a short while ago
The results of the Advanced Level General Certificate of Education (GCE A/L) 2011 examination will be released by Monday, Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake said
The motorbikes of the two JVP dissidents who have gone missing in Jaffna had been found yesterday in Achchuveli, the JVP dissidents said
Vegetable prices had risen sharply yesterday due to a severe shortage and also since lorries were yet to arrive at the main economic centres following the three day protest over the plastic crate regulations
Police arrested the suspect who robbed Rs.6.6 million from an ATM in Kantale owned by a state owned bank on December 8, while he was hiding in the Peraru area in Kantale
In the second such incident in over two weeks, five fishermen from here were today taken into custody by Sri Lankan naval force personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, officials said
A Sri Lankan court has released a senior nun from Mother Teresa's charity who was on bail suspected of selling babies for adoption
Up to 50 Tamil passengers on board a UK Border Agency flight face the risk of being tortured on their return to Sri Lanka, human rights organisations have warned
Motorists have been advised to use alternate roads due to a street parade of the Vishnu Kovil between Peliyagoda and Waragoda on the Kandy Road between 6 and 8.30pm today
Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said in Parliament that the present price concessions given to electricity consumers consuming less than 90 units a month would not change in future
Legal action has been taken against 155 drivers who violated traffic regulations applicable to the Southern Expressway for the last 15 days after the opening of the highway for traffic
The Education Ministry lowered the cutoff point for awarding grades at the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination last time, and it was the reason for the increase in the number of students who passed the exam, Parliament was informed today.
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