Day: March 16, 2019

‘Thripitakabhivandana’ Week commences today

‘Thripitakabhivandana’ Week has been declared from today(March 16) to March 23rd, to mark the occasion of initiating the process in order to declare the Theravada Thripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage.


Milk powder prices increased

The prices of powdered milk have been increased according to the new milk food price formula, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.


Heroin, cocaine, firearms found in gangster’s Ja-ela house

Special Task Force personnel yesterday raided a safe house belonging to underworld gangster Stanley Kennedy in Weligampitiya, Ja-ela and recovered 16 kilos of heroin, one kilo of cocaine and 1.5 kilos of ice from the safe house. The total value of the narcotics is over Rs 250 million.