Day: February 23, 2018

Drug kingpin D. Manju shot dead

Drug kingpin Dadallage Manju alias D. Manju was killed during a shoot out with the Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel in Wattala a short while ago, the Police said.

INTERPOL has issued red warrant on Udayanga: Police

INTERPOL had issued a ‘Red Warrant’ on former Sri Lankan Envoy to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga, naming him as a fugitive wanted by the Sri Lankan authorities, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara announced.

National Economic Council tackles food prices, fertiliser and infrastructure issues

The National Economic Council (NEC), which met under the chairmanship of President Maithripala Sirisena this week, deliberated over multiple issues concerning the cost of living, fertilisers and infrastructure development and agreed to swiftly resolve these problems.

Sri Lanka to launch global marketing campaign for tourism promotion

Sri Lanka will launch a global marketing campaign starting from next month to attract more and more tourists to the country, an official here said on Thursday.