Amendments possible for Port City Bill

Sri Lanka, April 20 -- Education Reforms, Open Universities and Distance Learning Promotion State Minister Susil Premajayantha yesterday asserted that the Colombo Port City will not be a separate enti... Read More

Fifty two killed, 669 injured in roads from April 13

Sri Lanka, April 19 -- Fifty two persons have been killed and 669 persons have been injured in road accidents from April 13 to yesterday, Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana stated. DIG Rohana st... Read More

Couple held with heroin in Talangama

Sri Lanka, April 19 -- Talangama Police arrested a couple with 500 grams of heroin during a raid at Heenatikumbura Talangama. Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that it was revealed that the coup... Read More

Thirty road deaths in two days

Sri Lanka, April 17 -- Thirty persons had been killed and 150 persons had sustained injuries in road accidents within two days, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said yesterday. Sixteen deaths were r... Read More

783 drunk drivers arrested

Sri Lanka, April 17 -- Police had arrested 783 drunk drivers during special islandwide operations held to nab drunk drivers during the festive season. From 9 a.m. on April 14 to 6 p.m. on April 15, t... Read More

Police mobile patrols to monitor quarantine rule breakers

Sri Lanka, April 17 -- The Police stated that constant mobile patrols would continue to monitor individuals who do not adhere to quarantine rules and regulations in a bid to contain COVID-19. Police ... Read More

Jurie, Chula Padmendra arrested, bailed over pageant drama

Sri Lanka, April 9 -- Mrs. World Caroline Jurie and model Chula Padmendra were arrested by the Cinnamon Gardens Police yesterday (8).They were released on police bail. The arrests were made on the co... Read More

Two arrested for extortion

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- The Colombo Organised Crime Division had arrested two suspects for extorting Rs. 2.5 million from a Buddhist monk at a temple in Moratuwa, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.... Read More

Farcical scenes at Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant 2021

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- The Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant 2021 held at the Nelum Pokuna Theater on Sunday night ended in a scrimmage with reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie stripping the crown off the winner. ... Read More

LG bodies have major role to play - Namal

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- Local Government (LG) bodies bear a huge responsibility in fulfilling the peoples' expectations, said Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Namal Rajapaksa. He also added that the c... Read More