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Owner of collapsed building in Buwelikada arrested

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The owner of the collapsed building in Buwelikada, Kandy, Anura Lewke, has been arrested by the police. A five-story building on the Sanghamitta Mawatha in Buwelikada, Kandy co... Read More


100-unit housing schemes for each electorate - PM

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Plans are afoot to construct a 100-unit housing scheme in each electorate, says Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Addressing a meeting this morning (29), the Premier said the c... Read More


Arrest warrant issued on Patali's driver

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The Colombo High Court has issued an arrest warrant on Dilum Thusitha Kumara, the then-driver of former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. This is with regard to the case filed... Read More


Govt. to add several amendments to draft of 20A at committee stage

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Attorney General Dappula de Livera today (29) informed the Supreme Court that the Government has decided to add several amendments to the draft of the 20th Amendment to the Cons... Read More


Govt. to amend 20A at committee stage, AG tells court

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Attorney General Dappula de Livera today (29) informed the Supreme Court that the Government has decided to add several amendments to the draft of the 20th Amendment to the Cons... Read More


Sri Lankan Muslims have no issue that calls for suicide bombing - Mujibur

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Zahran Hashim carried out the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks at the behest of another party, says parliamentarian Mujibur Rahman. He points out that the woman named 'Sara' m... Read More


Sri Lanka hits back at Moody's rating downgrade

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The Ministry of Finance, in response to Moody's Investors Service downgrading Sri Lanka's Sovereign rating on Monday (28), has stressed that the rating action is unwarranted. T... Read More


Sri Lanka's COVID-19 cases total sits at 3,363

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The total number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka escalated to 3,363 on Monday night (28) as another person was confirmed to have contracted the virus. The late... Read More


Petitions challenging 20A to be considered today

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- The petitions filed against the draft bill of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution are to be taken up for consideration today (29). Five-member judge bench of the Supreme Cou... Read More


Two including Excise officer arrested with synthetic drug 'Mandy'

Sri Lanka, Sept. 29 -- Two persons who had been in possession of 653g of 'Mandy', an artificial chemical drug, have been arrested by the Police Special Task Force (STF). The arrestees include an insp... Read More