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)
The Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate has rejected the bail application filed on behalf of the two youths arrested for taking photographs while standing atop a small stupa inside the Mihintale sacred area and publishing them to social media. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (8:00 PM)
Officers of the Colombo Excise Special Operations Unit have managed to raid a large-scale alcohol distillery which had been operating at the Muthuraja field in Pamunugama for a long time. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (4:16 PM)