Day: October 11, 2018

Ten sentenced to death for killing six of same family

The Tangalle High Court today sentenced 10 individuals to death over the murders of 6 persons of the same family at Angunakolapelessa in 1998.



Fire at Cool Planet

A fire broke out in the leading retailing chain store Cool Planet building at Pelawatte, Battaramulla a short while ago, the Fire Brigade said.



A majority done in the South – Wijeyadasa

There are serious allegations and news reports regarding the destruction of archaeological sites in the country and information has been circulating with the intention of instigating racial and religious tensions by certain unscrupulous elements, Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said.



‘We were so drunk’: Newlyweds drunkenly buy their honeymoon hotel in Sri Lanka

A newlywed couple got something new on their honeymoon after they bought the hotel where they were staying following a drunken night.



Sri Lanka says no Chinese military base at Hambantota port

Sri Lanka rejected on Wednesday US claims that China might establish a “forward military base” at a strategic port leased to Beijing by the indebted Indian Ocean island nation.