Day: November 1, 2017

Pakistani couple arrested with Rs. 30 million worth heroin at BIA

A Pakistani couple had been arrested with 2.7 kilos of heroine worth Rs. 30 million by the Police Narcotics Bureau ( PNB ) at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning.

Three JO MPs reprimanded for shameful conduct

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday said that those who threatened to set the House on fire, could not be allowed to stifle democracy.

8 dead as truck mows down bike path in lower Manhattan

A driver plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.

Sri Lanka says keen for early conclusion of China trade deal

Sri Lanka is keen to reach agreement soon on a free trade deal with China, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, describing Beijing as a close friend and ally, despite strong local opposition to some major Chinese-invested schemes.