Month: December 2022

GOLD WORTH RS 4.4 MILLION ROBBED NEAR BANK

Gold worth Rs. 4.4 million robbed near bank   A woman who was carrying a bag with gold jewelry worth around Rs. 4.4 million to be kept at safety locker at a state bank in Kadawatha has been robbed near the bank, the police said. A senior police officer has said that as per the […]

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ALLOWANCE PAID AS MEDICAL AID TO BE ENHANCED -PRESIDENT

President’s fund : Allowance paid as Medical aid to be increased     • Of the 11,000 applications received by the President’s Fund in 2022, work has been completed on 10,360. • In 2022, Rs. 1,500 million has been paid as a medical aid. • President Ranil Wickremesinghe issues instructions to carry out the work […]

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PRESIDENT WOWS TO IMPLEMEMT SOCIAL, ECONOMIC , POLITICAL REFORMS

Economy & System change: President’s new year message   We are looking at the New Year 2023 after having undergone the bleakest of times, immense hardships, as well as the uncertainties and hopelessness of the last year. I understand the great burdens that are placed on all of us and the setbacks that a majority […]

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BENEDICT XVI FORMER POPE NO MORE

Former Pope Benedict XVI passed away   Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less than eight years until, in 2013, he became the first Pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415. […]

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THE MORATORIUM OFFERED EXPIRES END 2022 LOCAL BUSINESSES URGE CB OFFICIALS TO EXTEND

Local businesses urge Central Bank to further extend moratorium   The local businesses urged the Central Bank this week to look at the possibility of further extending the moratorium, so that more breathing space is provided to settle the loans. According to the National Trade Protection Council, the borrowings from SMEs have reached Rs.1,000 billion, […]

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DEFIANT EIGHT WICKET STAND HELPED PAKISTAN TO FORCE A DRAW WITH DEFEAT WAS ON CARDS

New Zealand tee off after Babar declares, but bad light forces stalemate Fifties from Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel helped Pakistan to safety with Ish Sodhi picking up six, before surprise declaration left NZ with a 138-run target Tom Latham and Devon Conway attacked with a 52-run stand off just 6.3 overs in the chase that was […]

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MAITHRI INVITED TO LEAD SLPP

Duminda invites Maithri to take leadership!   MP Duminda Dissanayake invited former President Maithripala Sirisena to face the plights of the country without avoiding them and take the leadership. The group of SLFP MPs exiled from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said that they have not yet decided whether to contest the Local Government […]

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TO MEASURE AIR POLLUTION IN SRI LANKA WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION SUPPLIES EQUIPMENT

WHO supplies equipment to measure air pollution in SL!   The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided three equipment to measure the air quality, the Central Environment Authority (CEA) said. CEA Environmental Pollution Control Division’s Director General Dr. Sanjaya Rathnayaka said these measuring equipment have been placed in the cities of Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Jaffna. […]

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ALLIANCE WITH NEW PARTIES REJECTED BY ITAK

ITAK rejects alliance with new parties!   A request made to allow new tamil political parties to join the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) led Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) has been rejected. Since the Local Government elections are scheduled to be held early next year, a number of Tamil parties in the north have proposed […]

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GIFT HAMPER COLLECTED FOR THE SENIOR OFFICER PILFERED BY JUNIOR OFFICER

OIC leaves with gift-hamper money collected for senior officer! The money collected from the Biyagama Police officers to give a hamper to a senior police officer in the Western Province for the New Year has been taken away by the former OIC of the police. Peliyagoda Police Division has collected an amount of Rs. 32,000/- […]

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