The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) in a report released has recommended measures for state institutions to take in empowering women in Sri Lanka's informal sector.The HRCSL last week launched the report "Empowering women in the Informal Sector: A Human Rights Agenda" to mark the International Women's Day 2018.
The depression in the Arabian Sea to the West of Sri Lanka, is now located around 950km away from Colombo. It is likely to weaken and move further away from the country. Hence its effect of the country and Western sea areas is very low.
The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) commenced the purchasing of 2018 Maha harvest in the Eastern Province and collected 2, 000 Metric tons under the guaranteed price up to date, PMD Chairman M.B. Dissanayake told the NEWS.LK.
The Labour Department has taken immediate steps to expedite conducting investigations and taking legal action against institutions, which are not granting legitimate rights and privileges to their employees, the Commissioner General of Labour A. Wimalaweera told NEWS.LK, the Government’s Official News Portal of Sri Lanka.
The depression to the South-west of Sri Lanka now located around 550km away from Colombo. It is likely to move away from the country towards the Arabian Sea. Hence, its effect to the country is gradually decreasing.
The wavy type disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka has intensified in to a low-pressure area and likely to develop further. It is located to the south of Sri Lanka and likely to move west-northwest ward. Under the influence of the system, showers or thundershowers with cloudy conditions are expected to continue over most parts of the island.
All government schools in Kandy Administrative District which were closed on March 7 owing to the prevailing unrest in parts of the district will reopen tomorrow (12), said Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayke.
Meanwhile, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara yesterday (10) said curfew will not be imposed in Kandy administrative district.
The decision has been made while considering the peaceful atmosphere which currently exists in the Kandy district and that the area is fast returning to normalcy, Gunasekara pointed out.
Police curfew was imposed within Kandy Administrative District on several occasions in the past couple of days due to the tense situation which prevailed in Kandy since Sunday (4).
However, the Tri-forces and Police have been further deployed for the security of the residents and property, according to Police Media Unit.