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Raina' arrested for 'Keselwatte' shooting incident

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- 'Raina', an accomplice of underworld gang member of 'Keselwatte Dinuka' was arrested this evening in connection with the shooting incident that occurred in the Keselwaththa Polic... Read More


Pest certification puts brakes on grape exports to SL

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- Export of grapes from India to Russia and Sri Lanka has halted midway in the season over stronger pest control requirements from the destination countries, the Indian Express rep... Read More


Woman's body recovered in Diyawanna Oya

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- A body of around 50-year-old woman had been recovered from Diyawanna Oya this morning. Police said the Welikada police have commenced investigations regarding it. An incident o... Read More


Heated arguments between TNA MPs and Rishard

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- TNA MPs Charles Nirmalanthan and Shanthi Sriskandarasa charged that Sinhalese and Muslims were given priority when giving relief TNA MPs and Minister of Trade and Commerce Risha... Read More


Govt seeks US$ 48mn credit line from India to develop KKS port

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- The government will obtain a US$ 48 million credit line from India for the development of Kankesanthurai Port, an official said yesterday. Secretary to the Northern Development ... Read More


Four killed, nineteen injured in bus accident

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- Four people were killed and nineteen others were injured when a Colombo bound bus from Vavuniya, skidded off the road and crashed into a transformer at Mahawewa Junction in Maraw... Read More


Three killed, nineteen injured in bus accident

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- Three people were killed and nineteen others were injured when a Colombo bound bus from Vavuniya, skidded off the road and crashed into a transformer at Mahawewa Junction in Mara... Read More


Settlements and houses: Heated arguments between TNA MPs and Rishard

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- TNA MPs and Minister of Trade and Commerce Rishard Bathiudeen were engaged in a heated argument with regard to resettlement and providing housing during the district development ... Read More


IP arrested over abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- Police Inspector Kapila Nishantha who is attached to the Southern Province Special Investigation Unit was arrested by the CID today over the abduction of two businessmen in Rathg... Read More


Gangarama Navam Perahera today and tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Feb. 18 -- The Gangarama Navam Maha Perahera, also known as the Colombo art pageant, will parade the streets today (18) and tomorrow (19). The 41st Navam Perehera, religious festival which... Read More