Day: April 19, 2019

Sri Lanka improves press freedom ranking

Sri Lanka has further improved its press freedom, and ranked in between Uganda and Zimbabwe in the latest version of the World Press Freedom Index compiled by the Reporters Without Borders.

PNB recovers 3.6 kg of heroin at Kurundugahahetekma

Officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) have recovered 3.6 kilograms of heroin found concealed in the Kurundugahahetekma area last night.

One dead, another injured in leopard attack at Kumana

One person has been killed and another injured after being attacked by a Leopard in the Kumana National Park.

Ravi blames delay in Uma Oya project for power cuts

Recent power cuts experienced across the country, which led to chaos, loss of revenue, and financial damage, were mainly due to the delay in implementation of the Uma Oya project, Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.