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Flight diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

Flight diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

A SriLankan Airlines flight arriving from London was diverted to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) today due to inclement weather conditions prevalent in Colombo at the time. MORE..

September 16, 2015  05:23 pm|

Sri Lankan flight suffers hydraulic problem after landing in Chennai

Sri Lankan flight suffers hydraulic problem after landing in Chennai

116 passengers and crew members of a Sri Lankan Airlines flight had a narrow escape on Thursday when the plane suffered a hydraulic problem after landing and got stuck in the runway at the Chennai airport. MORE..

September 10, 2015  11:29 am|

Man with gold in rectum held at BIA

Man with gold in rectum held at BIA

Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake have arrested a suspect attempting to smuggle almost 1kg of gold worth over Rs 4.6 million by concealing them in his rectal cavity. MORE..

September 9, 2015  10:49 am|

Notices issued to Mattala airport protesters

 Notices issued to Mattala airport protesters

The Tissamaharama Magistrates Court on Thursday (03) issued notices on several persons including the former Chairman of the Lunugamwehera Pradeshiya Sabha for allegedly being a part of a protest held outside the Mattala Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport yesterday. MORE...

September 3, 2015  03:07 pm|

Indonesian plane missing over Papua region

Indonesian plane missing over Papua region

An Indonesian plane with 54 people on board is missing in Papua region, officials have said. MORE..

August 16, 2015  04:07 pm|

Ex-LTTE man held in India while trying to flee

Ex-LTTE man held in India while trying to flee

The Indian city police arrested a former LTTE operative while he was attempting to escape to Switzerland on a fake passport at Trichy International Airport, the Times of India reported. Police also registered a case against two more persons from Ramanathapuram and Chennai for helping him obtained the fake passport. One of them was arrested. MORE...

July 27, 2015  10:20 am|

Sri Lankan woman held on charge of smuggling gold

Sri Lankan woman held on charge of smuggling gold

A 33-year-old Sri Lankan woman has been arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth 5.5 million Indian rupees, Chennai airport officials said on Thursday. MORE..

July 16, 2015  12:05 pm|

Gold, liquor bottles smuggled from SL seized at airport

Gold, liquor bottles smuggled from SL seized at airport

Indian Customs officials at the Madurai airport seized 604 grams of raw gold chains (unfinished 24 karat gold chains) and 35 bottles of foreign liquor from 11 persons, all Indian citizens, who arrived from Sri Lanka. MORE..

June 27, 2015  11:32 am|

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

The immigration staff of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad arrested a Sri Lankan passenger during the custom checkup for travelling using a fake passport. MORE..

May 27, 2015  03:52 pm|

Vienna airport security staff smuggled Lankan migrants to US, UK

Vienna airport security staff smuggled Lankan migrants to US, UK

Austrian police have arrested several security employees at Vienna airport over their alleged role in smuggling illegal immigrants to Britain and the US, officials confirmed on Tuesday. MORE..

May 27, 2015  11:03 am|

HRC helps Lankan maid to return home after accident

HRC helps Lankan maid to return home after accident

A Sri Lankan maid who was in hospital for three years following an accident in Saudi Arabia has flown back home with a smile, thanks to the Human Rights Commission. MORE..

April 11, 2015  04:16 pm|

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