Two Chinese people including a woman and two Sri Lankans were arrested by the Mount Lavinia police for illegally detaining three other Chinese people.
The Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ which investigated the 2011 Cricket World Cup match-fixing allegations has concluded its investigations as it found no evidence which proves the Cricket World Cup final was fixed.
A Nigerian was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today after he was found guilty for possessing and trafficking cocaine.
Health Ministry says 154 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine.Nearly 154 persons who were identified to have come into direct contact with a man who had been detected with COVID-19 in Colombo -13 have been removed from the area and placed in quarantine.
400 kg of Kerala cannabis seized by the navy.Navy personnel have seized around 400 kilograms of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs 60 million during an operation in the seas off Mandaitivu Island.
Covid-19 recoveries climbs to 1,863 in Sri Lanka.The Ministry of Health confirmed that another 36 patients infected with Covid-19 has completely recovered and that they have been discharged from hospital.
Prime Minister holds talks with Colombo Port workers unions.A discussion is currently underway between Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapksa and representatives of trade unions at the Colombo Port, regarding the issue concerning the Eastern Terminal of the port.
Mahela Jayawardena Inquiry Postponed, Public furious over Sangakkara being quizzed.Former SL Captain Mahela Jayawardena will provide a statement to ‘Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ on a later date, according to sources.
Jinthupitiya COVID-19 patient NOT a case of community transmission.Director-General of Health Services Dr.
Sri Lankan shares ended lower today (2.7.2020), as declines in heavyweight financial and industrial stocks weighed on overall sentiment.
Five more foreign arrivals have tested positive for COVID-19, states the Department of Government Information.
The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Director-General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said the COVID-19 case reported from Jinthupitiya today (2.
Sri Lanka has inked an agreement with China Development Bank to obtain a 140 million dollars loan, as it faces the challenge of debt repayments amidst an economic crisis.
The Ministry of Health says 79 more individuals, who had tested positive for the COVID-19, recovered from the disease today (2.