Day: February 11, 2019

Fuel prices increased

The Ministry of Finance says that fuel prices have been increased with effect from midnight today (11), based on the fuel pricing formula.

Rookantha appointed UNP’s Dambadeniya organiser

The UNP today appointed popular singer Rookantha Gunatilleke as the organizer of the Damadeniya electorate.

Special HC rejects Gotabaya’s objection challenging jurisdiction

The Court of Appeal today rejected the preliminary objection filed by Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, challenging the jurisdiction of the Special High Court to hear a case filed against him.

Fuel prices to be revised today

The Ministry of Finance says the revised fuel prices according to the cabinet approved monthly fuel pricing formula, will be announced today.

UNP MP’s assault leaves Constable in hospital

A police constable attached to the Bandarawela Police has been hospitalised after being allegedly assaulted by a United National Party Parliamentarian.

JVP will field presidential candidate if 20-A falls through – Lal Kantha

The JVP would be compelled to field its own presidential candidate if it failed to secure the passage of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, JVP politburo member and trade union wing leader KD Lalkantha said.

Madush aid held in Suriyawewa

The Tangalle Police unit dealing with organised crimes arrested a close associate of underworld gangster Makandure Madush with a T56 gun and 29 live bullets early yesterday morning, while he was hiding at Viharagala in Suriyawewa.