The Colombo Magistrate s Court has permitted the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) to detain and interrogate the nine Iranians, who were arrested on March 24th with over 100kg of heroin. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (4:29 PM)
The armies of India and Sri Lanka will hold the sixth iteration of their annual Mitra Shakti military exercise starting on March 26, the Indian Army announced last week. The exercise is among the major scheduled military-to-military activities between the two sides and will focus on tactical interoperability and counterterrorism. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (9:02 PM)
Geoffrey Aloysius, the Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) and father of PTL owner Arjun Aloysius, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) over the bond scam. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (2:05 PM)
Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank P. Samarasiri and three Directors of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) have been arrested over the bond scam, the police spokesperson said. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (10:07 AM)
Responding to the adoption today of the draft UN Human Rights Council Resolution 40'L.1, co-sponsored by Sri Lanka, Amnesty International s South Asia Director, Biraj Patnaik, said that the Sri Lankan government is backtracking on accountability. MORE..
25 Mar 2019 (11:58 AM)