COLOMBO (News 1st) – Over 110 people have been arrested for illegally obtaining electricity in the Thotalanga area in Colombo. The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said a raid was carried out early this morning with the assistance of the Mutuwal and Slave Island Police. The suspects have been handed...
Hatton Police has recovered a body from a cow shed in an estate in Hatton earlier today. The deceased sixty-five-year-old man named Ramasami Ramajeyam is a father of three. He is a resident of the estate. The body was sent to the Nawalapitiya Base Hospital for post-mortem examinations. Hatton Police is investigating.     Monday, August...
The Health Ministry says that at least 3000 deaths are reported annually due to suicides in Sri Lanka. The Ministry made this observation in a statement released to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Ministry, 2586 males and 677... Read More
M.A.Stanley Perera, founding President of the All Ceylon Union of English Teachers (ACUET), a well-known Trade Unionist and Social worker passed away. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m.today at the Beddagana Cemetery. His remains lie at 6/4, Ananda Mawatha, Beddagana Road, Kotte. Monday, September 4, 2017 - 01:00  
Three persons were admitted to hospital following a clash between the United National Party and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna supporters in Mawanella last night (Mar. 26).Police said the clash took place between female candidates from the two parties who were recently elected to the Pradeshiya Sabha. Three women who were...
The Joint Trade Union Federation says that it has invited all the employees of Ceylon Electricity Board who are on strike to head to Colombo for a demonstration.The convener of the Federation, Ranjan Jayalal told our news team that an indefinite strike was launched this morning (Jan. 18). The CEB...
We have been bringing you revelations on the ongoing scam related to the Central Expressway Phase 3. Read More: Central Expressway: Section three and reasons for rejection of Fujita Corp. bid Before we begin our string of revelations in this article, we want to point out that through the 2017 budget,...
Super Typhoon Mangkhut, equivalent to a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane and still gaining strength, was on a collision course for the Philippines first on Wednesday – with Taiwan and Hong Kong next on its forecast track. On Thursday, the Hong Kong... Read More
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday hinted at further reduction of essential commodities soon. He added that essential commodities will be made available at shops in all parts of the country at a concessionary rate during the upcoming Sinhala and Hindu New Year festival. Speaking at the opening of the first Lanka...
Colombo (AFP) - Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists. Police chief Pujith Jayasundara said 20 new stations would be established at holiday hotspots to protect visitors from touts...
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