Day: August 7, 2018

Indian Tamil leader Karunanidhi dies

M Karunanidhi, five-time chief minister of India’s Tamil Nadu state and one of the dominant figures in the politics of southern India for half a century, died on Tuesday at the age of 94.



Woman injured in shooting at Kadawatha

A woman was injured after she was shot at near the Armstrong Junction at Gonahena in Kadawatha a short while ago, Police said.



Sri Lankan rupee edges higher on inward remittances

The Sri Lankan rupee ended slightly firmer on Monday as inward remittances surpassed early demand for the U.S. dollar from foreign banks, traders said.



Train collision: Four railway officials interdicted

Four railway officials have been interdicted in connection with yesterday’s train accident at Pannaliya off Polgahawela.



‘Treasury Bonds worth Rs.46 bn offered within three years’

SriLankan Airline Secretary Delarene Thirikumar yesterday told the Presidential Commission investigating into the alleged frauds that have taken place at SriLankan Airlines that the company had offered Treasury Bonds worth Rs. 46 billlion within three years, though the company has been facing a serious financial crisis since 2009.