Fire reported in Kelaniya, 03 houses damaged.A fire was reported at multiple houses in Pethiyagoda, Kelaniya, at around 7:45 am on Monday (July 27).
Ravi Karunanayake and Rishad Bathiudeen at CID to provide statements.Ex-Minister Ravi Karunanayake was at the Criminal Investigations Department on Monday (27) to provide a statement with regard to the controversial Central Bank Treasury Bond Auctions.
Candidate attacked days ahead of parliamentary poll.A candidate of an independent group contesting the parliamentary election from Nuwara Eliya has been hospitalized following an attack.
Ancient structure in Medirigiriya on the brink of destruction.The Medirigiriya Vatadageya, a Buddhist structure built during the Anuradhapura era, is on the brink of destruction, area residents have pointed out.
Illegal motorcycle racing event raided and 24 motorcycles seized.Sri Lanka Police arrested 39 people who took part in an illegal motorcycle racing event on the Piliyandala – Kesbewa by-road in the early hours of Sunday(26).
resident Gotabaya Rajapaksa focuses on amending Antiquities Ordinance.President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s attention has been drawn towards the protection of antiquities and consolidating national heritage through amending the Antiquities Ordinance.
Drug traffickers arrested with 5,600 narcotic pills at a five-star hotel.Two drug traffickers were arrested by the Central Colombo Crimes Prevention Unit on Sunday for peddling drugs at the popular five-star hotel in Colombo.
IDH COVID-19 escapee returned to Kandakadu, Army Commander stated.The COVID-19 patient who escaped from the Infectious Diseases Hospital on Friday (24) and was later located, was returned to the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation on Sunday(26), said Army Commander Lt.
Serial Paedophile arrested, investigations reveal details of 20 victims.Investigations revealed, a 54 year old school teacher who was arrested over a child abuse incident, had abused more than 20 boys on multiple occasions.
Underworld Weapons Factory raided by STF in Ruwanwella.The Police Special Task force on Saturday (25) raided an underworld weapons factory in Raththagala, Ruwanwella.
Diplomatic Staff Residence Robbed in Colombo.The residence of a Secretary attached to the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka located down Castle Street in Borella was robbed on Friday (24).
School Contact sports events temporarily suspended.Contact sports events and trainings in schools have been temporarily suspended until further notice, the Ministry of Education stated.
Suspected COVID-19 escapee from IDH located.The individual suspected to be the Covid-19 patient who escaped from IDH was located following a search operation by security forces personnel.
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 infections reach 2752 in yesterday.The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country increased to 2752, with the identification of 22 more COVID-19 cases yesterday.
More Sri Lankans who were stranded in foreign countries due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been repatriated.