Day: October 16, 2018

President donates Rs. one million to Sergeant interdicted over Thebuwana incident

Police Sergeant Sanath Gunawardena who was temporarily suspended following his unruly manner over the releasing of a lorry transporting sand by the Thebuwana OIC on October 3 , met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (16).

I have always acted with integrity and transparency – Sanath

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya says he has acted with “integrity” after being charged with corruption.

Lady doctor furher remanded over Boralesgamuwa accident

The doctor, who was involved in the Boralesgamuwa accident in which a Police Inspector was killed, was further remanded till October 30 by the Gangodawila Magistrate today.

Tax defaulters dodge Rs.197 billion

The Government had been deprived an income amounting to approximately Rs.197 billion due to taxes in default as at the end of last year, the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) performance report for the year 2017 indicated.

Popular singer Amara Ranathunga passes away

Popular singer professor Amara Ranathunga, wife of Dr. Dayaratne Ranathunga passed away last night at age 79. Funeral on Thursday (Family members).

JVP calls for dissolving parliament

The present crisis cannot be resolved by forming a caretaker government with Mahinda Rajapakass as the PM, the JVP says.