(PUTTALAM, LANKAPUVATH) – A high Fisheries Department official who accompanied 3 Parliamentarians attached to the Parliamentary Sub Committee on Fisheries and other officials on an observation tour of the Kalpitiya sand bay coral sanctuary facing destruction due to illegal fishing was caught himself by the press with a line and sink in hand trying to catch fish in the coral reef."Caught in the act?"
Today (22nd March) Sri Lanka marks the World Water Day. This year’s celebrations will follow the theme “Water and Job”. The Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply in co-operation with the National Water Supply and Drainage Board will conduct the key event at the BMICH under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena. The key note address of the event will be delivered by Prof. Sarath Wijesuriya. Additionally, several school level competitions, seminars, mobile…"World Water Day celebrated"
Don Stephen Senanayake is a name that is inextricably entwined and written in gold with the history of Sri Lanka. His name has, within the course of time emerged larger than life in the minds of the people. Today on his 64th death anniversary the greatness of the man who earned the title Father of the Nation is felt more than ever before. D.S. Senanayake who was dedicated to the National Temperance Movement and the…"Father of the Nation remembered"
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) yesterday accused the Education Ministry officials of having deprived more than 200 doctors’ children of their right to education. These children have failed to gain admission to schools in the areas where their parents have been transferred to. Addressing the media at the OPA, GMOA Secretary Dr. Nalinda Herath said the union had held several discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, who had brought the situation to the notice of…"More than 200 docs’ kids left without schools – GMOA"