Wife of up hostage-taker stoned to death after cops kill him

Wife of up hostage-taker stoned to death after cops kill him 0

🕔15:17, 31.Jan 2020

The wife of the Uttar Pradesh man who held 23 children hostage at a birthday party has died of injuries after she was beaten and attacked with stones by neighbours. The man, Subhash Batham, had been shot dead by the

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Boris Johnson to hail ‘dawn of a new era’ on departure day

Boris Johnson to hail ‘dawn of a new era’ on departure day 0

🕔15:14, 31.Jan 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hail the “dawn of a new era”, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union after 47 years. In a speech to be shown at 22:00 GMT – an hour before the official departure

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State of emergency declared for Canberra region

State of emergency declared for Canberra region 0

🕔11:50, 31.Jan 2020

Authorities in Canberra on Friday declared the first state of emergency in almost two decades as a bushfire bore down on the Australian capital. Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory Andrew Barr said the measure was “effective now and

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CHINA EXPEDITING FOR LANDING OF SPECIAL AIRCRAFT IN WUHAN CITY

CHINA EXPEDITING FOR LANDING OF SPECIAL AIRCRAFT IN WUHAN CITY 0

🕔11:23, 31.Jan 2020

Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has said the Chinese Government is expediting the request made for a special aircraft landing in Wuhan City which will allow the evacuation of the Sri Lankan students and their family members. He said the Embassy

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Alert issued in Chile as volcano spews 10,000 ft plume of ash

Alert issued in Chile as volcano spews 10,000 ft plume of ash 0

🕔11:22, 31.Jan 2020

An orange volcanic alert was announced by the National Geology and Mining Service of Chile on Thursday after the Chillan volcano spewed a plume of ash over 10,000 ft into the sky. The announcement stated that an eruption could be

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WHO declares coronavirus global emergency as death toll rises

WHO declares coronavirus global emergency as death toll rises 0

🕔10:31, 31.Jan 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak sparked by the coronavirus in China as a global emergency on Thursday, after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week, while the death toll rose to 213. This

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Central Bank reduces its policy interest rates by 50 points

Central Bank reduces its policy interest rates by 50 points 0

🕔19:52, 30.Jan 2020

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to relax monetary policies and reduce policy interest rates aiming to boost economic growth and stabilize inflation at mid-single digit level. The decision was taken by the Monetary

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Three suspects arrested with 192 kilogrammes of heroin and 10 firearms

Three suspects arrested with 192 kilogrammes of heroin and 10 firearms 0

🕔19:44, 30.Jan 2020

Three suspects have been arrested with 192 kilogrammes of heroin, 10 pistols and 10 magazines. There are two women among the three arrested suspects. According to the Police, two suspects were initially arrested with 15kgs of heroin this morning when

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Suspect linked to Saharan further remanded

Suspect linked to Saharan further remanded 0

🕔19:42, 30.Jan 2020

A suspect who is reported to have maintained ties with the former leader of the National ThowhedJamatha organization, Mohammed Saharan, was further remanded until the 06th of next month. The order was issued by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court. The

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Former AkuresaPradeshiya Sabha Chairman files appeal against his prison sentence

Former AkuresaPradeshiya Sabha Chairman files appeal against his prison sentence 0

🕔19:41, 30.Jan 2020

Former Chairman of the AkuressaPradeshiya Sabha SaruwaLiyanage filed an appeals petition in the Appeals Court. He filed this petition against the 15 year prison sentence handed over to him by the Colombo High Court. He was sentenced to 15 years

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