One person has been confirmed dead while at least 11 supporters of UNP Colombo District candidate Ravi Karunanayake have been hospitalized with injuries following a shooting incident at Bloemendhal Road, Colombo.
A mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Wednesday, prompting teams of international investigators to examine whether it could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Former President and UPFA Kurunegala District candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be questioned in connection with alleged financial misappropriations involving Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA), highly placed police sources told the “Daily News” yesterday.
One of India’s biggest Real Estate Development Groups Shreepati Edifice (Pvt) Ltd has signed an agreement with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka to invest US$ 330 Million to construct a Mixed Development Hybrid project of 1996 Iconic Tower.
China will build a 100 million dollar specialized hospital to treat a mysterious kidney disease that is striking mainly rice farmers in Sri Lanka and also give another 250 million dollars in grant aid, Ambassador Yi Xianliang said.
The alleged mastermind of the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009 in Lahore was killed in an attempted breakout from police late on Tuesday, along with his sons and 11 others, Pakistani media have reported.
Sri Lanka’s former strongman leader on Tuesday blamed unnamed conspirators for carrying out anti-Muslim attacks during his tenure as he tries to woo estranged minority communities in his comeback bid in next month’s parliamentary elections.
The President has ordered to cancel the SLFP memberships of Rajitha Senaratne, S.B. Navinna, M.K.D.S. Gunawardene, Arjuna Ranatunga and Hirunika Premachandra, the President Media Unit said in a statement today (28).
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a coalition of Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka, has demanded that the country frame a new Constitution to address a host of issues it’s grappling with, including the Tamil question.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that investigations into financial crimes by the special police unit, Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) is continuing and the FCID was currently carrying out extensive probes on about 20 high profile cases.
Former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday at a hospital in Meghalaya, where he had gone to deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong, reports Press Trust of India. He was 83.
Sri Lankan asylum-seekers intercepted at sea could be handed back to their home countries if a Labor government assessed they were not owed refugee protection, Leader of the Australian Labor Party Bill Shorten has said.