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...

Over 2000 Indians, 6,500 Sri Lankans attend Katchatheevu festival

Over 2000 Indians attended the historic Katchatheevu festival today. The Sri Lanka Navy said that 2100 Indians and 6,500 Sri Lankan Catholic devotees attended the...

US military notes China used predatory debt tactic on Sri Lanka

The United States military has said that China used predatory debt tactics on some countries, including Sri Lanka. General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the US...

Police investigating cocaine claims by Ranjan Ramanayake

The Police are investigating allegations made by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake that some Parliamentarians use cocaine. Speaker Karu Jayasuruya told Parliament today that IGP Pujith...

Three injured after being hit by MP’s vehicle

Three people sustained injuries after the motorcycle they were travelling on crashed into a Parliamentarian's vehicle in Medawachchiya today. The Police said that a man,...

Gota seeks to relinquish US citizenship and contest polls

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sought to relinquish his US citizenship in order to qualify to contest the next Presidential elections, local media...

UK judge orders retrial of ‘slit-throat’ Sri Lankan soldier

A Sri Lankan soldier has had his conviction for threatening Tamil protesters quashed as a UK judge ordered a retrial, the Morning Star reported. In...

Minor earth tremor reported in parts of Sri Lanka

A minor earth tremor was reported in parts of Sri Lanka today, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. The tremor was felt in Badulla, Hali-Ela,...

Imported milk powder prices increased under new formula

The price of imported milk powder has been increased under the new price formula announced this week. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that...

STF arrests four suspects with narcotics

The Police Special Task Force (STF) arrested four suspects with narcotics in Wattala today. According to the Police, two women were among the four suspects. The...

Travel ban on Gota temporarily lifted

A travel ban imposed on former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was temporarily lifted by the special High Court today. Rajapaksa had sought permission to travel...

Tamil Nadu fishermen head to Katchatheevu for festival

Fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram on Friday left for Katchatheevu Island to participate in the St. Antony's church festival, the ANI news service reported. Amid...

Australia’s largest ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka to unfold

Australia’s largest ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka is set to unfold this month, Acting Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Jon Philp said...

Man sets himself on fire near UNP headquarters

A man set himself on fire near the United National Party (UNP) headquarters in Pitakotte today. The incident took place opposite the UNP Jathika Sevaka...

Three killed in Polgahawela accident

Three people were killed following an accident involving a three-wheeler and a van in Polgahawela. The Police said the van crashed into the three-wheeler along...

Sri Lankan women arrested at Pune airport with gold

Customs officials on Thursday caught two Sri Lankan women, for allegedly smuggling gold worth around Indian Rs 30 lakh, at the Pune airport, the ANI news...