Dengue Prevention Week Starts Tomorrow

Ministry of Education has declared a national dengue prevention week has been declared from Wednesday (29th March) to eradicate dengue epidemic. There is an increase in the number of dengue cases in the country.  Therefore, cleaning campaigns on identified mosquito…
Pakistani Arrested At BIA With 1.4 Kilos Of Heroin

Customs Officials have arrested a Pakistani national in possession of a stock of heroine at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake. The 27-year-old suspect was arrested at the airport after he arrived from Karachi onboard Qatar Airlines flight QR…
25 Suspects Arrested In A Special Police Operation

Police have arrested 25 suspects a special search operation carried out in Rajagiriya and Welikada divisions. Police officers attached to Welikada, Panadura, Negombo, Kelaniya, Colombo North and Gampaha police stations and 50 special task force jointly carried out this special…
Court to consider Wimal’s Bail Application On 3rd April

A Counsel appearing on behalf of UPFA MP and the Leader of the NFF MP Wimal Weerawansa filed a bail application with the Fort Magistrate’s Court today (Friday). The Counsel requested the Magistrate to grant bail for Weerawansa considering the…
Three Army Personnel Arrested Over Rathupaswala Shooting

Three army personnel have been arrested and remanded in connection with the shooting in Rathupaswala which claimed the lives of three persons in 2013. The suspects were arrested by a team attached to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday…
Ukranian Captain Of Avant-Garde Granted Bail

Ukranian national and captain of the controversial Avant-Garde vessel, Gennady Garvlov who was in remand custody for over nine months. He was arrested by the CID on June 23, in connection to an ongoing investigation of the vessel belonging to…
Three-Year Old Girl Removes Pope Francis’s Skullcap

Pope Francis had his skullcap taken off by a three-year-old girl while blessing children in St. Peter’s Square. Pope Francis thought he was leaning in to kiss a young child, and maybe give her a blessing, but the little girl…