Disciplinary action is to be taken against 14 Army officers stationed at the Kosgama Salawa Army Camp during the massive explosion and fire which occurred at the camp’s armoury on June 5, 2016 causing immense destruction.
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) has launched a systematic effort in close cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs to improve the primary government websites of Divisional and District Secretariats, the government said.
‘No Kunu’– a massive citizens’ campaign is set to be launched to clean up Colombo’s Beira Lake located at the centre of the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. There have been numerous complaints over the years that the Beira Lake – built by the Portuguese during the 16th Century is at the centre of Colombo’s environmental and health problems. Calls for a comprehensive initiative by the state to clean up the lake and its surrounding areas fell on deaf ears for several years.
Harvesting for the 2018 Yala season commenced in the Ampara district, recently and the process is in in full swing in the Pottuvil, Addalaichenai, Akkaraipattu, Alayadivembu, Thirukkovil, Sammanthurai and Irakkamam Divisional Secretariat divisions.
The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) today said a majority of the family members whose loved ones went missing and disappeared, attended the OMP meeting held in Jaffna on Saturday despite a few members protesting outside.
The newly constructed classroom building of Pier Village, Thalaimannar was declared open by the Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Muditha Gamage on 13th July 2018. The project which was carried out as part of the Navy’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, received continuous guidance and directives of the Area Commander. The occasion was also attended by religious dignitaries including the Venerable Maha Sangha, Zonal Education Directress, Mrs. SS Sebastian, Principal, Mr. Wijayakumar, teaching staff and a large number of students and parents.
Sri Lanka Army emphasized that national security is its utmost priority and it will not remove or close any army camps in the North as alleged by some media reports and politicians.Issuing a statement today, the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) said it is prepared round the clock to respond to all security requirements in the country and under any circumstances will not resort to any decisions that would pose a threat to national security.
A list of names comprising 18 prisoners convicted for drug trafficking and sentenced to death was handed over to the Justice Ministry yesterday, Commissioner of Prisons (Administration/Intelligence and Security) H.M.T.N. Upuldeniya told the Daily News yesterday. He said the majority of those inmates were being detained at the Welikada Prison while several have been detained in outstation prisons.