WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has been holed up for nearly seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault.
Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was set to receive the additional post of Internal Affairs Minister on the recommendation of the government, sources said yesterday.
An airline staff member has been arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) over an attempt to smuggle in gold biscuits.
President Maithripala Sirisena, rejoicing the fact that media freedom and democracy have been restored in the country, urged the media to use them in an ethical manner.
Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake stated that when she took office as Women and Child Affairs Minister only 76% of children attained pre-school and this was a matter of concern.
The UNP has sought to shift the responsibility for handling former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship to Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, according to sources.