The Presidential Commission to Investigate Complaints Regarding Missing Persons concluded its fifth round of public sittings in Mullaitivu on July 8 with 128 people submitting evidence before the Commission. This time, the public sittings took place at the Puthukkudiyiruppu Divisional Secretariat on July 5 and 6 and at the Maritime (Muhudubadapattu) Divisional Secretariat on July 7 and 8.
Monsoonal wind speed can strengthen at times around the sea area particularly over the sea areas off the eastern and southeastern coast. This strong windy condition will reduce to a certain extent after 13th. However monsoonal winds will be continued further, forecasts the Met Dept.
World’s biggest Esala Maha Sisu Perahera is scheduled to parade the streets of Colombo today (12). The Esala Maha Sisu Perahera is organized by the Ministry of Education for the fourth consecutive year.
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa participated at one of the concluding rounds of the unique 'Ranaviru Real Star' Mission IV (RRS) held at the Sri Lanka Air Force Base in Ratmalana 10th July.
The Supreme Court today ordered the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to display pictorial warnings on 60 percent of the surface of a packet of cigarettes, with 40 percent of the surface area to be allocated for the manufacturer’s details with effect from January 01, 2014.
The Met Dept. in its weather forecast for Saturday (12) said that several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province too.
UPFA National List MP A. H. M. Azwer on Wednesday has complained to Parliament that certain Lankan Muslims in West Asian countries had given him threatening calls and sent SMS to his mobile phone that they would kill him for siding with the Sinhala Government, according to a news report published in "The Island".