(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Jaffna High Court imposed the death sentence on Mahalingam Shashikumar, alias ‘Swiss Kumar’ and seven others for the gang rape and murder of Sivaloganathan Vidya, a short while ago."Vidya murder case: Death sentence imposed on Swiss Kumar, seven others"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Cabinet Ministers granted the approval to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sri Lanka and Australia to prevent transnational crimes including human trafficking."Sri Lanka, Australia to sign MoU to prevent transnational crimes"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Ministry of Finance calls for proposals from all stakeholders including the general masses to be included in the Budget – 2018, to be presented in Parliament in November this year."Finance Ministry calls for proposals for Budget – 2018"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera, the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent Ms P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect."New DG of Sri Lanka Customs appointed"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –“My warmest congratulations and sincere best wishes to you on your unprecedented re-election for a fourth term as leader of your country,” President Maithripala said in a congratulatory message to German Chancellor Angela Merkel."President congratulates German Chancellor on her election victory"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena emphasizes every District Secretary should be committed to make the National Food Production Program which commences on October 06, 2017 successful at district level."President briefs District Secretaries about their responsibility to make National Food Production Program a success – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –England all-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a nightclub incident in Bristol early on Monday."Ben Stokes: England cricketer arrested after Bristol nightclub incident"