Day: February 15, 2019

Kanjipaani Imraan’s mistress shot at in Kotahena

The mistress of organized criminal Kanjipani Imran who has been arrested along with Makandure Madush in Dubai, had been shot at yesterday in Kotahena- Melwattha near the Maithree Bodhi Raja Mawatha.



IMF reps in Sri Lanka today to discuss 5th loan tranche

Representatives of the International Monetary fund will arrive in the island today to resume discussions, on the provision of the 5th tranche of the IMF’s loan to Sri Lanka, which was temporarily suspended owing to the 51 day political crisis.



Law must be enforced properly irrespective of status & positions – President

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that the law must be properly enforced against the persons who are engaged in drug smuggling and environmental damage irrespective of their status and positions in the society.



US to direct $39 million to Sri Lanka’s maritime security

A top US official said yesterday that his country planned to direct US$ 39 million to Sri Lanka to support maritime security, freedom of navigation, and maritime awareness as part of its Bay of Bengal initiative.



Disabled soldier receives house from Sri Lankan Tamil couple in Oman

A Sri Lankan Tamil couple in Oman donates a house built at a cost of 10 lakhs (one million) to a disabled army soldier who lost his right leg to a land mine in Muhamale in Jaffna in 2006.