Day: May 10, 2019

Fuel Prices increased

Fuel prices have been increased with effect from midnight today (April 10).

Explosives belonging to Sainthamaruthu bombers found from Kattankudy beach

A buried cache of explosives belonging to suicide bombers at Sainthamaruthu have been recovered from the Kattankudy beach, Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Fuel price formula committee to meet today

The Price Formula Committee is due to meet today in order to make a decision regarding amending the prices of fuel. A senior spokesman of the Ministry of Finance said that the members of the Price Formula committee of the Ministry of Finance are due to meet this evening at 6.00.

Nuwan Zoysa, Avishka Gunawardene charged under the ECB Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged Nuwan Zoysa for breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League (the ‘Code’) and Avishka Gunawardene for two counts.

Intelligence exchange among friendly nations strengthens national security – Teplitz

Intelligence exchange among friendly countries can help ensure the national security of their respective nations, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz has said.

Only seven intelligence officials in custody – Sagala

The allegation that a large number of intelligence officials are in remand custody is completely false and baseless. Only seven intelligence officials are now in custody as part of CID investigations and there has not been any political interference at all in this matter, Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said.

Will urge President to arrest Rishad: SB

Former Minister and joint opposition stalwart S.B.Dissanayaka continuing his verbal battle with Commerce and Industries Minister Rishad Bathiudeen yesterday said the government had ample evidence to arrest minister Bathiudeeen and a team of joint opposition members including him would urge President Maithripala Sirisena to direct law enforcement authorities to arrest him immediately.

Government to find out how Hisbullah’s son got shares worth Rs. 500 million

State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene told Parliament, yesterday, that the government would hold an investigation to find out how son of Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hisbullah had secured shares amounting to 500 million rupees in the proposed Sharia University in Batticaloa. The University is a gift from Saudi Arabia.