The newly appointed hangman has quit his job soon after seeing the gallows, Prison Department sources said.
The fate of the missing Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared three days ago with 239 people aboard remained a mystery Monday as the latest possible clues to the plane's whereabouts were discounted, authorities said
A former Rahula College teacher with tears streaming down her cheeks read a letter in Court sent by a bank to parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake seeking arrears of a payment she made on his behalf
A committee will be appointed to investigate the use of Internet and Social Media Networks, Sri Lanka's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRCSL) Director Anusha Palpita said
A Grade VII student of a school in Nawalapitya who was punished by his teacher was subsequently caned by the principal, warranting admission to hospital.
Taking into consideration the safety of police personnel on duty the Police Department has decided to arm each policeman with a pistol or a revolver.
The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) announced it would operate a luxury bus service from Kaduwela to Galle along the Southern Expressway from today.