A major and a corporal were killed while four others were injured in an accident at Oddusuddan in Mullaitivu this afternoon, the Army said.
Sri Lanka has the highest real interest rate in South Asia at 6.2 percent, Bloomberg said today. It said real interest rates in South Asia are among the highest in the world, raising the
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has stated that the anti-corruption amnesty conduct in Sri Lanka is progressing satisfactorily, the NDTV said today.
A Major and a Corporal were killed while four others were injured in an accident at Oddusuddan in Mullaitivu this afternoon, the Army said.
Sri Lanka has the highest Real Interest Rate in South Asia at 6.2 percent, Bloomberg said today. It said Real interest rates in South Asia are among the highest in the world, raising the
The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) and the Kollupitiya Police are investigating the death of a 49-year old man who had worked as a cook in an apartment at the Galle Face Court housing complex in Colombo.
On 17 October, the Divaina quoted Mr. Bandula Gunawardena as saying that as a result of the Sri Lanka–Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA), nearly 4,000 products can be imported with zero tariffs as per the gazette notification 2069/2.
A top official of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) is said to be refusing to work with another high ranking official of the council merely because the latter is a woman.
There is no need to prepare a draft for a new constitution if it cannot be approved by a two thirds majority, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said over the weekend. He said it is not clear whether a draft for a new constitution would be approved by a two thirds majority as the parties in Parliament have to decide on it.
The government was contemplating to hold Presidential poll or General election and the elections to all nine provincial councils in one day within this year, senior cabinet Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday.
The Philippines to send a specialist team to Sri Lanka to inquire on the technical expertise that can be provided to eradicate drug smuggling.
Leave off all agriculture officers and employees engaged in the Agrarian Services had been cancelled with effect from January 21 until further notice in order to control the Sena caterpillar (Army Worm) which had spread to all parts of the country, Director General of Agriculture Dr W.M.W. Weerakoon said.
Six people were killed and three others were injured when a car they were travelling in collided with a lorry near the Nainamadama Bridge in Wennappuwa on the Colombo- Chilaw Main Road early this morning, Police said.
One suspect has been arrested along with a pistol in connection with the shooting incident at the Kudawella Fisheries Harbour, where four people were killed and eight injured.
Gold jewellery and cash worth nearly Rs. 189,000 had been stolen from the family of veteran actor Satischandra Edirisinghe at a hotel in Ella, Badulla during the weekend, while the family was engaging a trip.
The SriLankan Airlines audit division had not looked into the loss of USD 12.5 million or Rs.1.72 billion incurred when re-delivering the 14 leased aircraft; it was revealed at the PCol on irregularities at SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Lanka yesterday.
The Foreign Employment Bureau (FEB) yesterday said that most of the Sri Lankan expatriate workers who were being held in jail in the Middle East had committed drug related offences.
Six China-led companies have qualified for the execution of three light rail projects in Colombo, it is learnt.
Six Bangladeshi Drug Regulatory Authority officers including two policemen arrived in Sri Lanka on Wednesday to investigate the arrest of three Bangladeshi suspects in possession of Rs.4,500 million worth of heroin and cocaine, Police Headquarters said yesterday.
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) National Organiser Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday a acceptable decision would be taken about the symbol of the future political coalition led by the SLPP, which would contest upcoming elections.
The CID yesterday obtained a three-month detention order from the defence secretary to interrogate the four suspects who were found in possession of some 100 kilos of explosives and 100 detonators at Lacktowatta in Wanathawilluwa, Puttalam.
A defense-related pact to be signed shortly between Sri Lanka and the United States will seriously impact on the national security, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Sri Lanka, SLFP general secretary and MP, Dayasiri Jayasekera said yesterday.
Fairly cold nights and mornings are expected over most parts of the island during next few days and there is a possibility for ground frost at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya district during early hours of the morning, the Department of Meteorology said yesterday.
President Maithripala Sirisena said he would take steps to increase the welfare of Sri Lankans living in the Philippines while resolving their concerns with the assistance of improved Sri Lanka-Philippines relations following his state visit to the Philippines.
The Minister of Agriculture should resign as he and his government had failed to control the ‘Sena’ caterpillar which has spread to all parts of the country, MP Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said today.
The Sri Lanka Police Department will award cash prizes to police officers who successfully carry out operations and to people who provide information about illegal firearms during the three-month-long special operation, Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.