24 July 2021
5 month ago
The female suspect (24) arrested from Mawanella, who attended extremism training classes by Zaharan reveals there were 15 female carders at her class who pledged for suicide attacks: Police Spokesman
UN human rights chief calls for an International Criminal Court investigation into Sri Lanka's Tamil separatist conflict and sanctions on military officials accused of war crimes
5 month ago
One suspect arrested over the recent shooting in Panadura that resulted in the death of one person. 03 teams conducting investigations: Police Spokesperson
Gunmen who killed a person in Panadura caught on camera, fleeing the scene.6 month ago
Gunmen who killed a person in Panadura caught on camera, fleeing the scene.
Two persons on a motorcycle open fire at a 3-wheeler in Pallemulla, Panadura; passenger critically injured died on addition to Panadura Hospital
Justice Department: Three Sri Lankan Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS and involvement in the Easter attacks
DOJ charged three Sri Lankans with terrorism offenses, including conspiring to provide material support to ISIS. The men were part of "ISIS in Sri Lanka" which was responsible for the 2019 Easter attacks which killed 268 people, including five U.S. citizens
6 month ago
5.9 kg of ICE & 1.9 kg of heroin seized from a trawler in the seas off Galle. 04 suspects arrested : Navy Spokesperson
6 month ago
One of the five COVID19 patients who fled from the Gallella COVID19 treatment facility was arrested by the Madapme Police and health authorities on Thursday (31) afternoon. The suspect was initially arrested over an offense related to the dangerous drugs ordinance
7 month ago
A suspect who was allegedly involved in human trafficking has been arrested from Matale. He is alleged to hav sold 30 newborn babies - Police SriLanka
Court rejects request to bury 04 prisoners killed in Mahara Prison Riot. DG Health Services ordered by Wattala MC to cremate the bodies on Wednesday (16) & Thursday (17)
AGs Dept informs Wattala MC, 04 prisoners killed in the Mahara Prison Riot died of gun shot injuries, according to autopsy report
7 month ago
Mother & son died after they were run over by a SUV along the Anuradhapura - Padeniya Rd. 08 people traveling in the SUV arrested. Driver of the SUV and another two people had fled the scene of the accident. Investigations underway to arrest them : Police Spokesperson
Statement from @airforcelk identifies the pilot who was killed in the crash in Kantale today as trainee pilot Officer Cadet Amarakoon, a past pupil of Kegalle Maha Vidyalaya, who had joined the Air Force in 2019
Wattala Magistrate orders expert committee to conduct postmortem on the 11 prisoners killed in the Mahara Prison Riot and report facts to court
An attempted prison break from a maximum-security prison in Mahara, on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, has left at least 8 inmates dead and over 70 injured. The Sri Lankan government ordered a thorough probe into the unrest
Intermittent gunfire rings out at a Sri Lankan high security prison where a riot by inmates over a surge of coronavirus infections left at least eight dead and 55 wounded, police said
6 inmates killed in Sri Lankan prison riot
Cyclone Nivar may make landfall after 2 am on November 26. Over one lakh people have been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and more than 1,000 people have been evacuated in Puducherry: NDRF Director-General SN Pradhan8 month ago
Cyclone Nivar may make landfall after 2 am on November 26. Over one lakh people have been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and more than 1,000 people have been evacuated in Puducherry: NDRF Director-General SN Pradhan
China tells U.S. not to bully Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo's visit
"We expect United Nations not to intervene in internal matters of States," President Rajapaksa in a video conference to mark UN's 75th Anniversary
10 month ago
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa & Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa called Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier today to convey warm wishes on the occasion of the Prime Minister's birthday.
Doused yesterday, fire has re-ignited on oil tanker MT New Diamond off Lanka coast. @IndianNavy on scenes says fire-fighting efforts intensified, salvage team has arrived at scene, additional assets, salvage personnel & fire-fighting equipment also enroute10 month ago
Doused yesterday, fire has re-ignited on oil tanker MT New Diamond off Lanka coast. @IndianNavy on scenes says fire-fighting efforts intensified, salvage team has arrived at scene, additional assets, salvage personnel & fire-fighting equipment also enroute
Terrific job by @IndiaCoastGuard & @IndianNavy on dousing the MTNewDiamond fire off the Sri Lanka coast. Hopefully an ecological disaster averted. Fire doused, but this isn't over yet. Kudos to the ship & air crews out there10 month ago
Terrific job by @IndiaCoastGuard & @IndianNavy on dousing the MTNewDiamond fire off the Sri Lanka coast. Hopefully an ecological disaster averted. Fire doused, but this isn't over yet. Kudos to the ship & air crews out there
Indian Coast Guard has deployed 6 ICG ships & 2 aircraft for fire fighting & pollution response at Sri Lankan oil tanker 'MT New Diamond'. Marine pollution response & containment equipment along with oil spill dispersants mobilised in event of pollution: ICG10 month ago
Indian Coast Guard has deployed 6 ICG ships & 2 aircraft for fire fighting & pollution response at Sri Lankan oil tanker 'MT New Diamond'. Marine pollution response & containment equipment along with oil spill dispersants mobilised in event of pollution: ICG
Sri Lankan Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva stated that the tanker New Diamond (sailing from Kuwait to India), carrying the Panama flag, had exploded and a fire broke out.10 month ago
Sri Lankan Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva stated that the tanker New Diamond (sailing from Kuwait to India), carrying the Panama flag, had exploded and a fire broke out.
Sri Lankan Navy: An oil tanker coming from Kuwait to India caught fire again
Sri Lanka prohibits all incoming flights for two weeks amid COVID19 threat
SriLanka army commander, who is acting chief of defense staff, is designated for human rights violation by the US for his army's extrajudicial killings during the final phase of the 2009 civil war, says @SecPompeo in statement
Wuhan virus: Sri Lanka confirms first case
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