Day: June 12, 2018

I will leave the country, If Gota becomes President: Mervin

Former Minister Mervin Silva said yesterday he would leave the country if former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa becomes the President in 2020.



TV presenter arrested over assault

TV presenter and journalist Mahesh Nishshanka has been arrested by Kadawatha Police.



New State and Deputy Ministers sworn in

Two new State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today.
The list of new ministers is as follows:



Workers’ strike disrupts postal service

Postal services have come to a standstill owing to the strike launched by postal workers based on several demands, the United Postal Trade Unions’ Front said.



Norochcholai CEB engineers threaten shutdown today

If the authorities fail to provide a favourable response, the CEB Engineers who are currently on a work to rule campaign will decide to suspend work at the Norochcholai coal power plant today, said the CEB Engineers’ Union President Athula Wanniarachchi.



U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met face-to-face

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met face-to-face Tuesday morning for their highly anticipated summit.