Former TID DIG Nalaka de Silva to remain behind bars

Former Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva was today ordered to be further remanded till March 26. Nalaka de Silva has been in...

Seven cops and forest ranger arrested over Rathgama killings remanded

Seven policemen and a forest ranger who were arrested yesterday over the Rathgama double murder, were today ordered to be remanded till March 27. Another...

Echchanmkulam Police OIC, PC arrested

The Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Echchanmkulam Police and a Police Constable (PC) have been arrested. The Police said that they were arrested for...

Karannagoda appears before the CID again

Former Navy Commander, Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, appeared before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today to make a statement regarding the disappearance of 11 youth...

Norochcholai repaired but power cuts continue

The technical fault at the Norochcholai (Lakvijaya) coal power plant has been repaired but power cuts will continue in some areas, the Ministry of...

Tense situation arises at side meeting on Sri Lanka in Geneva

A tense situation arose at a side meeting on Sri Lanka held at the UN building in Geneva today. The event was organised by Pasumai...

Seven cops and forest ranger arrested over Rathgama killings

Seven policemen and a forest ranger have been arrested over the Rathgama double murder. Another seven suspects are already in remand over the killings. The two...

Three killed, nine injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Three people have been killed and several wounded in a shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht, a police spokesperson said. A witness told local...

President regrets Singapore’s silence on Mahendran issue

President Maithripala Sirisena today said that he regrets the failure by the Singapore Government to make a formal statement on the issue surrounding Sri...

Driver of vehicle which killed Borella Traffic OIC further remanded

The driver of the Defender type vehicle involved in the accident which killed the Borella Traffic OIC was today ordered to be further remanded...

Top lawyer suspended from practising for three years

A restraining order was issued by the Supreme Court today preventing Attorney-at-Law Nagananda Kodituwakku from practising as a lawyer for three years. A case had...

Power cuts likely as Norochcholai breaks down again

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said that there could be an interruption to the electricity supply in parts of the country due...

IUSF Convenor Maheel Bandara granted bail

Convenor of the Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Maheel Bandara was granted bail today after being in remand over the recent protest at Parliament Road. He...

Controversial Southern PC member to resign

Controversial Southern Provincial Council member Krishantha Pushpakumara alias ‘Raththaran’ has decided to resign from all political activities. Pushpakumara had been accused of being involved in...

Four killed, 8 injured in Puttalam accident

Four people were killed and eight others sustained injuries following an accident in Puttalam today. The accident involved a van and a truck along the...

Illegal printing press printing forged documents raided

The Police raided an illegal printing press printing forged documents in Ja-Ela and arrested one person. The Police Special Task Force conducted the raid and...

MR warns Government not to betray Sri Lanka in Geneva

Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today warned the Government not to betray Sri Lanka in Geneva. He noted that the Government has announced that they will...

Sugar content colour code now for biscuits

A sugar content colour code is to be introduced for biscuits, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne said today. The sugar content colour code will be...

Navy detains two suspects with Kerala cannabis

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested two suspects with 91.561 kg of Kerala cannabis this morning in the...

Embilipitiya PS Chairman removed

Embilipitiya Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman M.K. Amila has been removed from his post. The Elections Commission said that M.K. Amila, a member of the Sri Lanka...