The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to impose a guaranteed price on rice from next year. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (2:31 PM)
Two passengers who are holders of foreign passports have been apprehended today on separate detections at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting smuggle gold jewellery worth over Rs 14 million in total, into the country. MORE..
17 Oct 2018 (12:10 AM)
A private sector think-tank says that only 8% of the government s budget promises are progressing in line with their targets and that the pace of progress is slow, at the end of the first six months of 2018. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (4:36 PM)
Former Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who was arrested over the killing of 27 inmates during the Welikada Prison clashes in 2012, has been further remanded until October 30 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (3:58 PM)
Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi has sentenced two persons to death for the charge of holding 122.68 g of heroin today (16). MORE..
16 Oct 2018 (6:08 PM)