(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A pistol and a revolver as well as 10 rounds of ammunition were found inside a bag at the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court premises on Wednesday (01)."Weapons and ammunition found inside Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A suspect was arrested over the shooting incident targeting a Government official in Batticaloa recently. The Police stated that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday (01) over the incident where the Batticaloa District Land Reforms Commission Director Wimalraj Nesan was shot at. Mr. Wimalraj was shot at by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on February 22. Further investigations are underway. Keeping up to date with breaking news while you are…"Suspect arrested over shooting of Batticaloa Land Reforms Commission Director"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President of Seychelles, Danny Faure praised President Maithripala Sirisena’s campaign against illegal drugs and said his country would extend fullest cooperation to Sri Lanka’s endeavour to stop drugs and narcotics smuggling. He said this when he called on President Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, on Monday (27). Two leaders discussed the whole range of bilateral relations, especially about close cooperation in tourism, fisheries and agriculture. President Faure said Seychelles also faced…"Sri Lanka and Seychelles to jointly fight drug menace"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A Progress Review Meeting was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to evaluate the arrangements being made to celebrate the United Nations Day of Vesak in Sri Lanka in 2017, as well as to inquire into the preparations for the World Buddhist Conference, at the President’s Official Residence, on Monday (27). Receiving an opportunity to host the United Nations Day of Vesak festival and the World Buddhist Conference in 2017,…"President presides over Progress Review Meeting on UN Day of Vesak celebrations"
President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka has been acknowledged as a country which has been freed from Malaria, elephantiasis and polio in its task to produce healthy people. He said the current government has plans to win future challenges in the health sector. The President was speaking at a ceremony to open the newly built cardiac and thoracic unit of the Cooperative Hospital of Galle yesterday (02ndJan). He stated that the government is aware of…"Government has plans to win future challenges in health sector – President"
The much touted COPE report that dealt with the alleged Central Bank bond scam involving primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries in Feb 2015 couldn’t be the basis for the Attorney General’s Department decision whether to proceed with a criminal or civil case, authoritative sources said. JVP National List MP Sunil Handunetti headed the COPE comprising members of all political parties represented in parliament. Of course the report could be perused and taken into consideration but a…"COPE report won’t be the basis for AG’s decision"