Day: January 3, 2018

Former Divulapitiya Acting OIC arrested

The former Acting Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Divulapitiya Police Station has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with the death of a suspect in custody on October 04, 2017.

We can’t despair, we can’t abandon things, says Sri Lanka’s R. Sampanthan

R. Sampanthan, leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka’s Parliament, is also the country’s seniormost politician, having been in politics for more than six decades. In the January 2015 presidential poll, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) he leads backed the President Maithripala Sirisena–Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe combine that ousted former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

China Harbour Engineering to invest $1 billion in Sri Lanka’s Port City: minister

A consortium led by state-run China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd will invest $1 billion to build three 60-storey office towers on reclaimed land of the Port City development in Sri Lanka’s capital, a government minister said on Tuesday.