Lanka Army troops in Jaffna once again voluntarily came forward to donate much needed blood to the Jaffna hospital during a blood donation programme held on Saturday (07). The programme was held in view of the 9th anniversary of the 523 Brigade Headquarters.
The multi-day fishing trawler that went missing with seven fishermen on board had been located at the Maldivian Sea, the Fisheries Ministry said. According to the Ministry, the seven fishermen were in good health.Navy Spokesman CoThe multi-day fishing trawler that went missing with seven fishermen on board had been located at the Maldivian Sea, the Fisheries Ministry said. According to the Ministry, the seven fishermen were in good health.
Met. Department announced today (10th July), the department says that strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly in Central, Northern, North-central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Trincomalee, Ampara and Hambanthota districts.
Spot fines imposed on 33 traffic offences will be increased from July 15 under the Motor Traffic Act.The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation has amended the spot fines for the relevant motor traffic offences, said the police. Accordingly, spot fines for 33 motor traffic offences will be increased by 30-50 percent.
As part of the United States government's support for a reconciled and unified Sri Lanka, the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) renovated two schools in the Eastern Province, the U.S. Embassy in Colombo said in a release. James L. Russo, the U.S. Embassy's Counselor for Press, Academic, and Cultural Affairs, presided over the official ribbon cutting ceremonies on July 2 and 3, 2018
The Supreme Court yesterday granted leave to proceed with a Fundamental Rights (FR) petition filed by several women’s activists and women’s organisations that sought an Interim Order to suspend a Gazette Notification which prevents a female from lawfully being employed at a place of production and sale of liquor.
126 woman inmates serving long-term or life sentences at the Welikada Prison had been transferred to the new high-tech prison complex constructed in Angunakolapelessa, Commissioner General of Prisons H.M.N.C. Dhanasinghe said. He said that considering the heavy traffic inside Welikada, the prison authorities had taken the measure.