Category: NATIONAL

Public to receive water cut info via SMS

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) has introduced a Short Message Service (SMS) to inform the public of periodic ... Read More

Acting Chief Justice appointed

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Supreme Court Judge Justice Buvaneka Aluvihare was sworn in yesterday (21) as the Acting Chief Justice in the absence from the ... Read More

Gazette re-issued on maintaining public order

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the Armed Forces to maintain public order across the country was re-issued by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. ... Read More

Three suspects arrested over Constable’s murder

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Another suspect has been arrested over the abduction and murder of a Constable attached to the Kadawatha Police in Bulugoda, Verahera. Accordingly three ... Read More

EC Chairman assigns media contacts

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Chairman of the Elections Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya has issued directives to the media on whom to contact for news content. ... Read More

Two Indians arrested over ATM fraud

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Two foreigners have been arrested over an Automated Teller Machine (ATM)-related fraud. (more…) Read More

Dinesh listed to speak in Geneva next week

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Minister of Foreign Relations and Minister of Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations and Leader of the House of Parliament Dinesh ... Read More

Over 3kg Kerala cannabis seized in Jaffna

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The Navy managed to seize 03kg and 500g of Kerala cannabis, during a combined operation conducted with the Excise Department in ... Read More

SMS alerts introduced for one-day NIC service

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - An initiative has been launched to inform applicants applying for the one day service to obtain National Identity Cards, when their ... Read More

Death toll of Nalanda accident rises

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A child and a 64-year-old woman have been killed and nearly 40 people injured in a vehicle collision reported to have ... Read More