Two passengers who are holders of foreign passports have been apprehended today on separate detections at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting smuggle gold jewellery worth over Rs 14 million in total, into the country. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (12:10 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has granted Rs 1 million to the Police Sergeant who was interdicted following the incident in Thebuwana. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (10:14 PM)
Considering the challenges that Sri Lanka is currently faced with due to global uncertainty, the President instructs the Ministry of Finance to study the current imports and submit a report on goods of which the imports can be temporarily restricted. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (7:54 PM)
Three persons attempting to board a flight to Algeria using fake Visa documents have been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).
16 Oct 2018 (7:02 PM)
Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam emphasized that there will be no change to the Education Ministry s decision to issue vouchers instead of school uniform material for students. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (6:41 PM)
A Chinese worker involved in construction of Southern Expressway has been found dead in his workers hostel, stated Weeraketiya Police. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (6:40 PM)
Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi has sentenced two persons to death for the charge of holding 122.68 g of heroin today (16). MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (6:08 PM)
Students of the Faculty of Technology of the Southeastern University of Sri Lanka (SEUSL) have completely taken over the administration building of the university and are currently engaged in a protest action. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (5:43 PM)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has introduced a national mental health helpline for the public of Sri Lanka. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (5:34 PM)
Maskeliya Police today (16) arrested a woman on suspicion over the murder of her mentally ill son. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (5:26 PM)
Thunderstorms accompanied by severe lightning and thunder are likely to occur in the Central, Uva, Sabaragamuwa, North-central and North-western provinces and Mannar district during next several hours. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (5:20 PM)
A private sector think-tank says that only 8% of the government s budget promises are progressing in line with their targets and that the pace of progress is slow, at the end of the first six months of 2018. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (4:36 PM)
Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya says he has acted with "integrity" after being charged with corruption. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (4:05 PM)
Former Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who was arrested over the killing of 27 inmates during the Welikada Prison clashes in 2012, has been further remanded until October 30 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (3:58 PM)
The main reason behind the increasing price of fuel is the depreciation of the Sri Lankan Rupee, says the Joint Opposition. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (3:37 PM)
The incumbent government has done a significant service so far and it expects to go forward as a country by identifying its shortcomings, says the Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (3:01 PM)
The Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), chaired by the party leader President Maithripala Sirisena, is scheduled to convene this afternoon (16). MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (2:50 PM)
The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to impose a guaranteed price on rice from next year. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (2:31 PM)
The government should intervene to protect Buddhist temples in Northern and Eastern provinces, says former President Mahinda Government. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (2:10 PM)
A child from Galewela town who got a tablet stuck in his throat has suffocated to death, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (1:50 PM)