One person succumbed to his injuries and two others were hospitalised in the shooting incident.
29 Oct 2018 5:54 PM
Sri Lanka had plunged into political crisis since Sirisena sacked Wickramasinge and appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as his successor.
29 Oct 2018 5:20 PM
'My prediction is that nobody survived because the victims that we found, their bodies were no longer intact,' agency operational director.
29 Oct 2018 4:13 PM
'We should settle this through parliament, but if we take it out to the streets, there will be a huge bloodbath,' Jayasuriya said.
29 Oct 2018 3:50 PM
There was a report of a technical issue which was resolved according to procedure, Lion Air CEO Edward Sirait says.
29 Oct 2018 3:36 PM
The pilot of the plane, which was carrying 189 people, had requested to return to base before it lost contact 13 minutes into the flight.
29 Oct 2018 3:15 PM
Sirisena on Friday sacked Wickremesinghe and appointed Rajapaksa as new PM in surprise move that is being debated as constitutional coup.
29 Oct 2018 2:26 PM
Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.
29 Oct 2018 12:41 PM
Debris thought to be from the plane, including aircraft seats, was found near an offshore refining facility in Java Sea, an official said.
29 Oct 2018 8:47 AM
New PM Rajapaksa announced snap polls though next parliamentary elections are not due before Feb 2020.
29 Oct 2018 1:26 AM