Purchasing power from two controversial private power plants has become a dispute. The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) recently called a report from the respective authorities in this regard. Media reported recently that the CEB was planning to purchase power from these two companies saying that the move is being...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – An individual that has been illegally logging at the Kahallapalle reserve in Kandulegama has been arrested. The Wildlife Conservation Office of Galkiriyagama stated a Caterpillar machine made use for cutting down trees has been seized by the Wildlife officers. Further, an operation has been launched to trace...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection to the murder of an individual in the Menikgoda area along the Yatadola – Aluthgama main road. The suspects aged 31, 33 and 34 years have been identified as residents of Mathugama. They were remanded until the 23rd of...
COLOMBO (News 1st) -Members of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) met with officials of the Ceylon Electricity board (CEB) and Public Utilities Commission (PUCSL) recently. During the meeting, the members of COPE had been highly critical of procedures followed in power purchasing from private power plants and had also...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – A person who impersonated a monk was arrested in Ahungalla for defrauding over Rs 80 million. He was arrested while in hiding in a hotel in Ahungalla. Rs 10.8 million, jewelry worth Rs 265,000, a watch worth Rs 15,000 and several mobile phones were recovered by...
Police teams investigating the seizure of a stock of tramadol drug pills in Settikulam, Vavuniya suspect that underworld leader Makandure Madhush who is currently hiding in Dubai may have involved in sending of the stock to Sri Lanka. It is believed that the stock of pills was smuggled from Dubai...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The couple arrested in Settikulam, Vavuniya for possession of over 70,000 narcotic pills has been remanded until the 24th of this month. They were remanded after been produced before the Vavuniya Magistrates’ court. According to the police the drugs worth Rs. 21 million were sent from Dubai...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – A couple has been arrested in Settikulam, Mankulam area while in possession of 70,000 pills. A spokesperson to the Police media unit said the officers of Jaffna divisional crime unit arrested the couple while they were travelling by a vehicle. The arrested suspects are residents of Matale...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – A person was killed after being struck on the head with a pole in Baduwatta, Warakapola. According to the Police, an altercation had led to the attack. The victim is a 32-year-old resident of Baduwatta. Police claimed that the brother of the victim has been arrested as...
Neduntheevu , August 11 (ANI): Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday detained a group of Indian Tamil fishermen, for allegedly straying into Sri Lankan waters. The authorities apprehended 27 fishermen along wit their four boats off Delft island. The investigation into the matter is underway at Karainagar, the north of the island...
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