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Crimes OIC of Wanduramba Police arrested

Sri Lanka, Oct. 28 -- The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Crimes Unit of the Wanduramba Police Station has been arrested. The Police Spokesman said that the Wanduramba Crimes OIC has been arrested by ... Read More


Heavy showers above 100 expected in some areas today

Sri Lanka, Oct. 28 -- A low-pressure area in the Southwest Bay of Bengal, is likely to move nearly westwards towards the East coast of Sri Lanka, says the Department of Meteorology. Showery condition... Read More


Most Ven. Welamitiyawe Kusala Dhamma Thero passes away

Sri Lanka, Oct. 28 -- Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Most Ven. Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thero has passed away. Much venerated Kusala Dhamma Thero was aged 84 at the time... Read More


SLMA calls for measures to prevent another surge of COVID infections

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) says it is more important than ever before to take precise steps at this point of time within the context of the current regulations to preve... Read More


Case against Pujith, Hemasiri filed before Colombo Magistrate's Court concluded

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- The case against former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and former IGP Pujith Jayasundara filed with the Colombo Magistrate's Court on charges of criminal negligence of duty ... Read More


Shermila Rajapaksha appointed DG of National Zoological Gardens Dept.

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- Shermila Rakapakshe has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Department of National Zoological Gardens. According to a communique issued by the department, Rajapaks... Read More


Daily COVID cases count hits 559 today

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 559 today (October 27) as 134 more people were tested positive for the virus, says the Epidemiology Unit. Two r... Read More


Moscow Kremlin presents grand military honours to Sri Lankan army chief

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- The Commander of Sri Lanka Army General Shavendra Silva, at the invitation of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian... Read More


Presidential Task Force appointed on 'One Country, One Law'

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- An extraordinary gazette has been issued appointing a 13-member Presidential Task Force to study the implementation of the concept "One Country, One Law" and to prepare a draft A... Read More


Low-level atmospheric disturbance affecting weather conditions - Met. Dept.

Sri Lanka, Oct. 27 -- Low-level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka is affecting the weather over the country during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology says. Showers or... Read More