The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that nearly 85,000 people in 14 districts have been affected due to the heavy monsoon rain and strong winds across Sri Lanka. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:45 PM)
The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) has arrested a Maldivian national at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake with over 2.39 kg of heroin worth around Rs 24.4 million. MORE..
23 May 2018 (9:33 AM)
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has instructed the Treasury officials to release sufficient funds to provide relief to flood victims immediately. MORE..
22 May 2018 (5:32 PM)
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said that the tripping of grid substations in Katunayake, Bolawatta, Pannala, Maho, Puttalam, Chilaw and Old-Anuradhapura have resulted in power outages in several areas. MORE..
23 May 2018 (2:37 PM)
Police said that traffic has been restricted on the bridge connecting Biyagama and Kaduwela due to a high risk situation owing to the prevailing adverse weather condition. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:06 PM)
A person was apprehended by the Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today (23) for attempting to smuggle gold into the country. MORE..
23 May 2018 (1:27 PM)