(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The report of the results of radiocarbon dating tests conducted on the bone samples found from the mass grave in Mannar in Northern Sri Lanka is expected to be received on Thursday (February 14), Judicial Medical Officer Dr Saminda Rajapaksha has said."Report of Radiocarbon dating of Mannar mass grave bone samples due this week"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Windy condition is expected to strengthen over the island and surrounding sea areas today (12) and tomorrow (13), the Department of Meteorology stated."Wind to strengthen over Sri Lanka and surrounding sea areas"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Several well-placed sources speculated that the Police have obtained the permission of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to arrest the United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Chaminda Wijesiri who was accused of allegedly assaulting a Police Constable attached to the Narcotics Division of the Bandarawela Police."Police obtains Speaker’s permission to arrest UNP’s Chaminda Wijesiri"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that solutions to the problem of drug shortage at state hospitals will be found by the end of March."Health Minister says drug shortage at state hospitals will end by end of March"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government has decided to provide free vocational training to the three-wheeler drivers from this year under the “From Three-wheel to Four-wheel” program implemented by the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA)."NAITA program offers free vocational training for three-wheeler drivers"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka is negotiating with Russia the purchase of a new batch of Russian Mi-17 helicopters, which the country will use in UN peacekeeping missions, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Dayan Jayatilleka told Sputnik on Sunday."Sri Lanka, Russia discussing Mi-17 helicopter deal"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A close gang associate of a wanted Sri Lankan underworld drug kingpin, ‘Makandure Madush’ is to produce before the Hambantota Magistrate’s Court on Monday (11)."Close gang associate of ‘Makandure Madush’ before Court today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Windy condition is expected to strengthen over the island and surrounding sea areas in next few days, particularly from tonight to Wednesday (13), the Department of Meteorology stated."Wind speed to strengthen over the island from tonight"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Notification on Thursday (07) extending the term of Office of the Presidential Commission to inquire into allegations of large scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering Limited, and Mihin Lanka (Private) Limited, till 30 May."Term of Presidential Commission on SriLankan Airlines extended"