The second court martial hearing into the alleged illegal arms deal conducted by General Sarath Fonseka will resume tomorrow as scheduled despite the General expected to attend parliament sessions on...
President Ranil Wickremesinghe says he will need to rehabilitate Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SNB) MPs. Speaking in Parliament today, the President invited the SJB for talks to discuss issues related to the education sector. He recalled that all those in the SJB are former UNP members and stand for the same economic policies. The President urged […]
A tuition class teacher has been arrested for raping a 15-year-old girl in Pannala, the Police said. The Police said that the male teacher had developed a relationship with the child and raped her. According to the Police, the 24-year-old teacher had conducted tuition classes in the Dankotuwa, Vennapuwa and Makandura areas. Investigations revealed that […]
A Russian was among 2 people killed after a train crashed into a three-wheeler at an unprotected level crossing in Dalawella, Unawatuna. The three-wheeler was crossing the railway track when the train crashed into the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle and the Russian passenger were killed in the accident. The three-wheeler caught fire during […]
Sri Lanka player Wanindu Hasaranga has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the third ODI of the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup Super League series against Afghanistan in Pallekele on Wednesday.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that a bill on gender equality and women s empowerment will be submitted to Parliament soon and he has instructed the women parliamentarians caucus to prepare the bill.