FOR POSTING “SINHABAHU” ON U TUBE 24 YEAR OLD ARRESTED

24-year-old arrested for posting ‘Sinhabahu’ on YouTube A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly video recording the popular Sinhala movie ‘Sinhabahu’ and uploading it on YouTube. The suspect, a resident of Kandy was arrested on Thursday (11) by the…

SACHITRA’S BURGLED ITEMS RECOVERED

Suspect in burglary of Sachithra Senanayake’s house arrested Police have apprehended a suspect involved in the burglary of former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake’s house in the Kalalgoda area of Thalangama. The burglary occurred on the night of June 22,…

AT GALANIGAMA INTERCHANGE MP DYLAN PERERA’S VEHICLE IN ACCIDENT

MP Dylan Perera’s vehicle involved in highway accident MP Dylan Perera’s vehicle was involved in an accident near the Galanigama interchange on the Southern Expressway. The former minister was not injured, but another passenger in the car sustained injuries. Kalutara-South…

SETELLITE LAUNCHED PLANNED FOR NEXT YEAR BY ARTHUR C CLARKE CENTRE

Arthur C. Clarke Centre announces satellite launch for next year The Arthur C. Clarke Centre has announced plans to launch a satellite next year. Professor Chandana Jayaratne, Director of the Astronomy and Space Science Unit at Colombo University’s Physics Department…

CBSL ANNOUNCES LATEST EXCHANGE RATES

Today’s CBSL official exchange rates The Sri Lankan Rupee has appreciated further against the US Dollar today (July 12), compared to Thursday, according to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Accordingly, the buying rate of the US Dollar has dropped…

EXPORT PROCESSING ZONE IN BINGIRIYA TO CREATE 75000 JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Bingiriya Export Processing Zone set to create 75,000 jobs President Ranil Wickremesinghe inaugurated the second and third phases of the Bingiriya Export Processing Zone, aiming to transform Bingiriya into a major economic hub. The expansion is set to generate an…

NEW LOAN PROJECTS INDIA SUSPENDS TO SRI LANKA

India suspends new loan projects in Sri Lanka It is reported that India has suspended fresh loan or Line of Credit (LoC) projects in Sri Lanka due to the current economic situation. Instead, Daily Mirror has reported that India will…

TWO PASSENGER BUSES ON WAY TO KATHMANDU SWEPT AWAY BY LANDSLIDE RESULTS IN 60 PASSENGERS MISSING

Landslide sweeps away 2 buses, over 60 passengers missing At least 60 people have gone missing after two passenger buses were swept away by a landslide that occurred in Simaltal of the Narayanghat-Mugling road section on Friday. According to Chitwan…

BAIL REFUSED AGAIN FOR KEHELIYA AND SIX OTHERS

Keheliya & 6 others, further remanded Former Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and six others, arrested over the alleged importation of substandard human immunoglobulin vials, have been further remanded until July 25. The order was issued after the defendants were produced…

DESPITE CALLING OFF STRIKE CONTAINER BACKLOG REMAINS

Container backlog despite strike end… .. Despite the end of the strike by Customs officials, queues of containers were seen in Colombo due to the absence of clearance.