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)
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)
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)
The island-wide registration of electric chainsaws was set to be commenced at 492 police station from 9 am this morning (20). MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (6:48 PM)
The UNP has appointed a committee to probe the allegations levelled by Minister Ranjan Ramanayake at the parliamentarians for consumption of cocaine. MORE..
20 Feb 2019 (3:41 PM)