Day: May 24, 2018

INTERPOL confirms Arjuna Mahendran is in Singapore

INTERPOL has confirmed that the Former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Arjuna Mahendran, is in Singapore.

Navy alerted as water level of Diyawanna Oya rises

The Navy was being kept in readiness following a warning issued to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya by Minister of Western Development and Megapolis Patali Champika Ranawaka that the Parliamentary complex might go under water if the water levels of the Diyawanna Oya rises further.

Files on Tamil Tigers and MI5 in Sri Lanka erased at UK Foreign Office

Britain’s Foreign Office destroyed almost 200 files on Sri Lanka dating from the start of a Tamil Tiger uprising during which MI5 and the SAS secretly advised the country’s security forces, it has emerged.


The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said a total of 105,352 persons (18,542 families) were affected and eleven deaths have been reported so far due to the prevailing inclement weather.