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Navy recovers Kerala Cannabis from Mannar – Colombo night mail

Upon detecting two suspicious packages on the Mannar – Colombo night mail train, a consignment of 20.5 kg of Kerala Cannabis was found by naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with Vankalai Police, during a joint search. The consignment of cannabis was handed over to …

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225 deaths due to Dengue

Sri Lanka is suffering its worst-ever dengue outbreak, with the mosquito borne virus killing 225 people and infecting more than 76,000 this year. Alarmed by the magnitude of the crisis, the government deployed 400 soldiers and police officers on Tuesday to clear away rotting garbage, stagnant water pools and other …

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GMOA postpones strike

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says it will temporary postpone the scheduled island-wide strike on four conditions including a request made by Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith. This was announced during a media gathering held in Colombo on Tuesday afternoon. ‘Positive’ proposals put forward by Minister Lakshman Kiriella …

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