500 individuals have so far been arrested in the raids carried out in view of the Vesak Poya, starting from the 17th of May, says the Department of Excise. MORE..
19 May 2019 (10:12 PM)
The Ministry of Defense has granted Kurunegala police permission to detain a translator at the parliament who was arrested over involvement with the National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ). MORE..
20 May 2019 (3:38 PM)
Trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has come to a screeching halt. MORE..
20 May 2019 (10:28 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked the security forces to use their experience in defeating separatist Tamil guerrillas a decade ago to meet the new challenge from Islamist militants linked to ISIS and responsible for last month s serial bombings that killed 258 people. MORE..
20 May 2019 (11:36 AM)
The principal and the vice principal of two Muslim schools, who were arrested on Thursday (16) on suspicion of having close links with the ringleader of the series of attacks on Easter Sunday and the leader of National Thowheed Jama ath (NTJ) Zahran Hashim, have been further remanded. MORE..
20 May 2019 (3:13 AM)