Day: September 14, 2018

CID takes over probe on DIG Nalaka de Silva; PM calls for report

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to take over the investigations into the allegations against DIG Nalaka de Silva of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID).



Five hospitalised after ammonia cylinder explodes in Horana

Five persons were reportedly injured and hospitalised due to an Ammonia gas cylinder exploding at a rubber factory in Ingiriya, Horana, Police said.



Why didn’t MR oppose ETCA and Mattala PPP deal in India: UNP

The UNP yesterday questioned as to whether former President Mahinda Rajapaksa opposed the proposed Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) and the Public Private Partnership deal with regard to the Mattala Airport during his visit to India in the same way he opposed them in Sri Lanka



Aid to Sri Lanka never attached to politics: China

China welcomes the remarks made by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and the two countries’ cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road (B&R) initiative has benefited both countries and their people, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told a press briefing Thursday.