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Letter distribution in several areas halted due to COVID-19

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Post-Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne has said that distribution of posts in post and sub-post offices several areas will be halted until further notice, due to the spread of CO... Read More


Seven bodies found in fertilizer shipment from Serbia to Paraguay

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The badly-decomposed bodies of seven people who may have been stowaways were found on Friday inside a shipment of fertilizer that left Serbia three months ago, Paraguayan authori... Read More


SLTB halts bus operations to outstation from Pettah Central Bus Stand

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Chairman of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), Kingsley Ranawaka has said that the SLTB buses will not be travelling outstation from the Pettah Central Bus from today (25) aft... Read More


Dambana village of Veddah clan closed for visitors

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The village at Dambana where the Veddah clan lives has been closed for visitors temporarily in view of the prevailing Covid-19 risk situation. Published by HT Digital Content Se... Read More


Explosion injures two boys in Madu

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Two boys have been wounded at Madu in Mannar, when an unidentified object they had been playing with exploded. Police believe it to be a hand grenade abandoned during the war. ... Read More


Night mail trains today, excepting one to Galle, cancelled

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- All night mail trains today (25), excepting the one to Galle, have been cancelled, says the Railway Control Room. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from H... Read More


No member of PM's security detail infected with Covid-19

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- No one attached to the prime ministerial security division is infected with the Covid-19 virus, announces the PM's office. There is no truth to reports that a policeman of the P... Read More


Another revelation about Zahran Hashim (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Easter Sunday attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim was expelled from the National Towheed Jamaath due to his having IS ideologies, says an ex-president of the association Moulavi Moh... Read More


Wild jumbos invade Mahakumbukkadawala villages in broad daylight (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The unending human-elephant conflict has taken a turn for the worse for the people of several villages in Mahakumbukkadawala, where wild elephants invade their land in broad dayl... Read More


PCoI takes up complaint by minister Gammanpila (video)

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Former minister Patali Champika Ranawaka yesterday (24) filed preliminary objections to his being named a respondent at the presidential commission on political victimizations. ... Read More