President Maithripala Sirisena signed the historic gazette notification proclaiming 82 brave sons of Motherland, who were named as traitors by the British Government for fighting for the freedom of the Motherland, as patriotic national heroes, at the Magul Maduwa (The Royal Audience Hall) in Kandy, yesterday (1st March.).
A team of 30 Army Commandos on the directions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva were airlifted to Laggala - Matale on Sunday (26th Feb.) afternoon to help rescue operations involved in a quarry at one phase of the Moragahakanda project.
Prevailing Dry Weather has affected people in 16 districts while a number of acres of agricultural lands is being destroyed and that extent of land is being assessed at the Divisional Secretariat level, said the Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.
The prime expectation and the noble vision of all religions is to promote spiritual and moral well-being of humankind. All their religious rituals and celebrations recall those core values ofreligious teachings.