The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 people, a fire official said on Thursday, and could continue to rise. MORE..
21 Feb 2019 (9:26 AM)
Suspected criminal gang leader Kasun Dhananjaya, alias Wedikande Kasun , who was arrested in Wattala over the robbery of gems and a diamond worth Rs 7 billion last year, has been remanded by the Nugegoda Magistrate s Court. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (6:49 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena says a National Fund will be established within the next two weeks to take action towards ensuring the protection of the children. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (7:12 PM)
Nine Sri Lankan passengers have been detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for smuggling in jewellery and gold biscuits. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (2:02 PM)
Pakistan s prime minister offered to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week s suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (1:29 PM)