Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 30 Foreign Nationals

Sri Lanka Navy has arrested twenty eight Myanmar nationals and 02 Indians while they had illegally entered the Sri Lankan waters using an Indian trawler. The Navy Media Spokesman Captain Chaminda Walakuluge stated that the trawler was observed by the…
Two More Suspects Arrested Over Shooting In Gampaha

A team of officers from the Gampaha division criminal investigations unit has arrested two more suspects in connection with the attempted murder of a businessman. The suspects, aged 36 and 37, were arrested along with a pistol allegedly used to…
GMOA Countrywide Strike Between May 3 And 5

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) and about 100 other trade unions and organizations have decided to launch a countrywide strike against SAITM between May 3 and 5. Addressing a press conference held at the GMOA Head Quarters in Colombo,…
EU Parliament Endorses GSP+ To Sri Lanka

The European Parliament has voted to defeat a resolution to deny granting the GSP+ tariff concession to Sri Lanka. The resolution submitted by a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) saying that the GSP+ should not be granted…
SLFP Matale Organizer Rohana Dissanayake Resigns

Former Deputy Minister of Transport Rohana Kumara Dissanayake has decided to resign from his position as the SLFP Organiser for Matale electorate before he is removed from the position. He made this announcement while speaking to reporters in the presence…
W.B. Ganegala Appointed Acting Chairman Of CEB

Renewable Energy Consultant Mr. W.B. Ganegala has been appointed as the Acting Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) with immediate effect. Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya made this appointment after the Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board,…
Pakistani Arrested At BIA With Rs.7 Million Worth Heroin

A Pakistani who attempted to smuggle Rs. 7 million worth of heroin has been arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau at (PNB) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The suspect had reportedly been carrying 708 grams of heroin at the…