Secretary of the National Police Commission Saman Dissanayake has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with the Avant-Garde floating armoury case. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (5:25 PM)
The Colombo High Court today issued an interim order against the granting of bail to IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (5:03 PM)
It is apt to revise the indictments filed against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa if they are in a state of being revised, the Supreme Court told the Attorney General. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (4:52 PM)
Heavy traffic congestion is reported around Technical Junction in Maradana. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (4:22 PM)
The body of one of the youngsters, who was reported missing after falling into the sea while taking selfies at Rumassala in Unawatuna, has been recovered, the Police Media Spokesperson s office stated. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (3:22 PM)
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says that two spill gates have been opened in the Laxapana Reservoir, due to the prevailing heavy rainfall.
People living downstream are advised to be vigilant in this regard. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (2:32 PM)
The Presidential Commission of Inquiry, probing fraud and corruption at state institutions including, is set to engage in an observation visit at several dairy farms in Matale area today (18). MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (2:27 PM)
The EU Heads of Mission (HoMs) in Sri Lanka received a visit by a group of United National Party (UNP) parliamentarians today (18) to discuss the death penalty. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (2:15 PM)
The Colombo High Court Judge Shashi Mahendran has sentenced a youth to death over the possession of heroin, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (1:50 PM)
Twelve people are presumed dead, fire officials have said, and more could be missing after becoming trapped by a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation production company in Japan. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (1:32 PM)
Naval personnel with the assistance of Assistant Directorate of Fisheries (ADF) in Mannar nabbed a person with a stock of dried sea cucumber, during a raid carried out in Erukkulampiddi area. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (1:10 PM)
The United States Government will not buy, sell, or own any actual land under Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact, according to the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (1:00 PM)
An 18-hour water cut will be imposed in Kelaniya and several surrounding areas from 8.00 am tomorrow (19) to 2.00 am on Saturday (20), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) says. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (12:52 PM)
Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association is set to arrive in Sri Lanka today (18). MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (12:23 PM)
The discussions held with Minister of Postal Services Muslim Religious Affairs Abdul Haleem have failed, the postal trade unions stated. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (12:06 PM)
Naval personnel have apprehended 3 persons, who had been illegally transporting Kendu (Beedi) and tobacco leaves at Mandativu Junction in Jaffna. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (11:11 AM)
Teachers associations have decided to call in sick for today (18) and tomorrow (19) to launch a two-day token strike. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (10:02 AM)
A total of 29,123 dengue cases and 58 dengue deaths had been reported from all parts of the country so far this year as of July 17th, the Epidemiology Unit said. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (9:54 AM)
The Department of Meteorology says there is a high possibility of enhanced showery and windy conditions over South-western part and in central hilly areas of the island and over the North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas till 20th July. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (9:34 AM)
Over 3,300 drivers have been arrested around the island over the last two weeks after police launched a special island-wide operation to nab drunk drivers since July 5, the police said in a statement on Wednesday. MORE..
18 Jul 2019 (12:56 AM)