(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena said in his tweet he would not prorogue Parliament under any circumstances."President says will not prorogue Parliament"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The severe cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal further moved West-South-westwards and crossed Thamilnadu and Puducherry coast of South India during 00.30 AM and 2.30 AM on Friday (16), the Department of Meteorology said."Cyclone ‘GAJA’ to move away from Sri Lanka – Met. Department"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –All Government Schools in Northern Province will be closed on Friday (16), due to the adverse weather condition instigated by the severe cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’, the Secretariat of the Northern Province Governor said."Government Schools in Northern Province closed today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Three businessmen aged 48, 46 and 44 from Kandy have been detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for attempting to smuggle gold biscuits worth over Rs 14.3 million into the country."Three businessmen arrested at BIA for smuggle gold biscuits"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Petrol and Diesel prices of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CEYPETCO) will be reduced by Rs. 5.00 per litre with effect from midnight Thursday, the Minister of Petroleum Resources Gamini Lokuge said."“CEYPETCO Petrol and Diesel prices reduced by Rs. 5,” Gamini Lokuge says"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s former cricket captain Tillakaratne Dilshan Wednesday joined the political party of former leader Mahinda Rajapakse, soon after his controversial government was voted out by the legislature."Sri Lanka cricket star Tillakaratne Dilshan joins SLPP"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –he Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Central Bay of Bengal is now located approximately 480 kilometres away from Kankasanturai to the North-East of Sri Lanka, near latitude-12.0N, Longitude-83.8E at 11.30 PM on Wednesday (14), the Department of Meteorology said on Thursday (16)."Cyclone Gaja to move closer to Sri Lanka this evening – Met. Department"