Day: October 23, 2017

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.

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.

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.

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.