Day: October 4, 2018

Underworld figure critically wounded in shootout with police at Oruwala

An underworld member known as Asitha alias Banda had been wounded in a shootout with Police Organized Crimes Officers in Athurugiriya this afternoon, Police said.



Sri Lankan Rupee drops to new low

The Sri Lankan has depreciated against the US Dollar, today (04), to a new record low as the selling rate closed at Rs 171.42.



National Economic Council discussed about the current status of the country’s economy

The National Economy Council was gathered under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (03) with the participation of the officials from the public and private sectors, intellectuals as well as vice chancellors of universities.



Only Constitutional Council can remove IGP – Minister

Only the Constitutional Council has the authority to take decisions with regard to the Inspector General of Police, Co-cabinet spokesman Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.