Day: July 8, 2018

Female Singer Priyani Jayasinghe hacked to death

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe has been hacked to death at her residence in Alubomulla, Panadura a short while ago, Police said.



Heroin worth Rs. 1248 million seized by PNB

Two suspects were arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) with 103.9 kg 950 mg of heroin valued Rs. 1,248 million in Kalubowila and Battaramulla last night.



CEB losses increase by 240 percent but Cabinet approves expensive private power deals

The Cabinet has approved the extension of expensive power purchase agreements (PPAs) with three independent power producers (IPPs) amidst reports that the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has recorded a 240 percent increase in losses last year when compared with 2016.



China funded both major candidates – Police

Police investigations into whether the China Merchant Engineering Company (CMEC) had funded political parties during the 2015 Presidential Elections were halted after detectives found that both major candidates had received donations