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Eight arrested for illegal gem mining

Eight men were arrested while they were engaged in illegal gem mining in the Nivithigala area in Ratnapura. The raid was carried out by the Special Task Force (STF). The police also found mining equipment in their possession at the time…

70 poisoned in Haputale

70 labourers were hospitalized due to inhalation of poison, in Haputale police division yesterday (10) at around 10.30a.m., Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online. The incident occurred due to the application of pesticides to the tea…