(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Meteorology Department today, issued a notice requesting people to be cautious of a heat wave that some parts of the country might experience today and tomorrow."Heat wave advisory issued"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Government has moved to respond to campaigning by teacher unions with measures to ensure that public sector teachers are placed on better salary scales by annulling previous government circulars that effectively reduced their salary structure, a union leader disclosed yesterday."Govt. to up teacher salaries"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Considering the growing demand for aviation education worldwide, the government has taken steps to establish two international aviation schools at Mattala and Ratmalana International Airports, Minister of Industrial Exports and Investment Promotion, Tourism and Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga said."Two new international aviation schools to be set up at Mattala, Ratmalana airports"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government has decided to deploy Navy and the Air Force in addition to the Army to assist the police to handle traffic as a measure to ease congestion in capital city Colombo and suburban areas, Acting Chief of Defense Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said."Navy and Air Force also to assist traffic police to ease traffic congestion in Colombo"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Six suspects were arrested with 4.2 kilograms of heroin during a raid in Dehiwala conducted by the Police Narcotics Bureau last night."Six people arrested with 4 kilos of heroin in Dehiwala"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Thilanga Sumathipala, State Minister of Technology and Innovation gave instructions to the officials of the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission to encourage inventions which would support Gross Domestic Product, one of the major indicators of a country’s development. The Minister gave these instructions while on an observation visit to the Commission. Further expressing his views, he remarked,"Encourage inventions that strengthens GDP – State Minister Thilanga Sumathipala"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) had deployed a Bell-212 helicopter to douse a fire that has erupted on a block of marshy land close to Rajagiriya, a short while ago."Air Force helicopter deployed to douse fire at Rajagiriya"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The water supply to several areas in the Ja-Ela, Katunayaka, Seeduwa and suburbs would be interrupted for 18-hours commencing from 9.00 AM tomorrow (26) till 3.00 AM next day (27), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) announced."18-hour water cut in Ja-Ela, Katunayaka, Seeduwa tomorrow"