A Ugandan national who had been hiding with 17 packets of cocaine inside his stomach has been arrested on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake. MORE..
29 Sep 2022 (12:45 AM)
Amendments proposed to the Children and Young Persons Ordinance establishes that the age of a person who shall be a child will be raised from 16 to 18 years. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (11:30 PM)
The Bank of England sought to quell a fire-storm in the British bond market, saying on Wednesday it would buy as much government debt as needed to restore financial stability after chaos triggered by the new government s fiscal policy. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (7:55 PM)
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has approved power cuts of two hours and 20 minutes for tomorrow (Sep 29). MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (7:53 PM)
The State Minister of Finance, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has requested the heads of state banks to consider the possibility of granting financial relief for the entrepreneurs who have obtained loans while safeguarding the financial status of the banks. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (6:02 PM)
A group of youths including State Minister Prasanna Ranaweera s son have been arrested by Kiribathgoda Police and released on police bail in connection with an incident of assaulting two schoolboys I the Kiribathgoda area. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (5:34 PM)
Three individuals in possession of 150 kilograms of Kerala cannabis have been arrested in the Mannar area. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (5:11 PM)
The Court of Appeal has issued a writ order cancelling all decisions and recommendations by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on incidents of political victimization against Deputy Solicitor General Janaka Bandara, says Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (4:55 PM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has concluded his official two-day visit to Japan and is set to depart Tokyo shortly. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (4:38 PM)
The Bribery Commission served the indictments on Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and another suspect, who are accused of incurring a loss to the government. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (3:49 PM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has called on Japan s Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo today (Sep. 28). MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (2:18 PM)
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has suspended the party membership of the Rajanganaya Pradeshiya Sabha member Mahesh Sooriyaarachchi who was arrested in connection with the recent attempted bank robbery. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (2:06 PM)
The Special Operations Unit of Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) has arrested two suspects on the charges of defrauding money from people by promising employment opportunities in Japan and South Korea. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (1:59 PM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe held bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo today (Sep. 28), the President s Media Division (PMD) says. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (12:42 PM)
The inaugural meeting of the National Council is scheduled to be held tomorrow (Sep. 29) under the patronage of the Speaker of Parliament, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (11:51 AM)
The Tamil Nadu police arrested two criminals and detained them in Puzhal Jail because they were wanted in connection with many cases in Sri Lanka including murder, robbery, and human trafficking. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (11:18 AM)
Saudi Arabia s King Salman bin Abdulaziz named his son and heir Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom s prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defence minister, a royal decree showed on Tuesday. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (11:00 AM)
At least 80 houses have been gutted in the fire that broke out near the Kajeemawatte Flats in Thotalanga at around 8.00 p.m. last night (Sep. 27), the police said in an update on the incident. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (9:06 AM)
Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (8:54 AM)
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is on an official visit to Japan, has instructed the President s Secretary Saman Ekanayake to take steps to provide immediate relief to all the residents affected by the fire that broke out this afternoon at the Kajeemawatta apartment complex in Thotalanga, Colombo. MORE..
28 Sep 2022 (1:15 AM)