General Secretary of the Ravana Balaya, Ven Ittekande Saddhatissa Thera today appeared before the Financial Crimes investigation Division (FCID) to record a statement over alleged misuse of three vehicles taken on rent by the State Engineering Corporation.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today expressed condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and said she did much to establish and maintain a strong sense of fellowship between India and Sri Lanka during her lifetime.
The fertilizer subsidy has not been given to farmers, who have already begun the paddy cultivation in the maha season, Chief Opposition Whip Anura Kumara Dissanayake told Parliament today.
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa also offered his condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state, has died in a Chennai hospital, nearly three months after she was admitted there. She was 68. Jayalalitha breathed her last at 11.30pm, hospital said in a statement.
Inter Provincial Private Bus Association (IPPBA) President Sarath Vijitha Kumara said today that the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Secretary Nihal Somaweera had informed of a decision to issue new spot fine sheets for drivers.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest, Tamil TV channels reported on Monday evening. Violence broke out at Apollo hospital as soon as the news started trickling out,
Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has recommended to President Maithripala Sirisena to cancel Gazette No: 851 issued by the then English Governor Robert Brownrigg in January 10, 1818 naming Keppetipola Disawe and 18 other Sinhala leaders as traitors.
Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today charged that a gazette notification had been issued by the Cabinet to establish a specialised government body with powers exceeding the executive powers of the President and some more special provisions to facilitate the formulation of a National Policy on all subjects including Accelerated Economic Development.