Daily archives: October 23rd, 2017

Gun in hand

One killed, 7 arrested following shootout in Divulapitiya

A shootout took place between the Police Special Task Force and a criminal gang in Henpitigedara, Diwulapitiya.

Red rice in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to import 200,000 metric tons of rice

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has decided to immediately import 200,000 metric tons of rice.

ISIS doctor

Sri Lankan doctors working in ISIS healthcare service?

Doctors from several countries including Sri Lanka are working for the ISIS healthcare service, claims a suspected Indian doctor working for the ISIS and recruiting youths for the terror group.

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is at Kolonnawa

Rs. 2,000 million granted to 17,000 flood affected families in Kolonnawa

The Government has taken steps to grant Rs. 2,000 million as compensation to 17,000 families in the Kolonnawa DS division in the Colombo district affected by the 2016 floods to help uplift their lives. During the first phase of the programme, Rs. 271.6 million was distributed at Rs. 10,000 per family last year.