Day: December 13, 2017

Railway strike called off

Railway trade unions have decided to call off the strike action. The decision to call off the strike was made following a special discussion with the Cabinet sub-committee appointed to look into the matter.

UN officials visited LTTE detainees– Did not visit two naval officers in prison

The United Nations (UN) did not visit the Naval Officers, Cmdr Dasanayaka and Lt. Cmdr Sumith Ranasinghe who are in prison but it was reported that they had visited the LTTE detainees at the same location, rear admiral (Rtd) Sarath Weerasekara said.

Two more arrested in betel leaf import scam

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore, Tuesday arrested two more betel leaf importers for causing a loss of Rs26.757 million to national exchequer by evading/miscalculating custom duty liable on import of betel leaf in a Rs2.6 billion corruption case.