Day: May 13, 2019

Auto Diesel reduced by Rs.9, Petrol 92 Octane increased by Rs.5: LIOC

It has been decided to increase the price of Lanka IOC petrol 92 Octane (LP92) by Rs. 5 and to reduce the price of Lanka IOC Auto Diesel (LAD) by Rs. 9 with effect from midnight tonight.

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Only Muslim politicians can destroy Muslim extremism – Mahinda

Only Muslim politicians can destroy Muslim extremism, according to the Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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Police curfew across the country

Police curfew would be imposed across the country from 9 pm today till 4 am tomorrow, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Police curfew in North Western Province

Police curfew has been imposed on the entire North Western province with immediate effect until further notice, Police Media Spokesperson.

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Police curfew for Rasnayakapura & Kobeigane

Police curfew has been imposed on Rasnayakapura and Kobeigane police divisions with immediate effect, the Police Spokesperson said.

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Police curfew in Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, Dummalasuriya & Hettipola

Police curfew has been imposed in Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, Dummalasuriya and Hettipola Police divisions from 2 pm this afternoon (13), stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

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Ruwan appointed as acting Defence Minister until President returns

State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene was appointed as the acting Defence Minister until President Maithripala Sirisena returns from China, the Director General of Government Information Department said.

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Minister Haleem requests mosques to open doors to non-muslims during Friday Prayers

Minister of Muslim Religious Affairs, Abdul Haleem speaking in Kandy today requested Mosques to open their doors to non-muslims during Friday prayers so they too can be aware of what is preached.

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Woman arrested with suspected map

A woman allegedly involved in extremist activities was arrested by the STF at Madatugama in Kekirawa yesterday.

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Weapons found buried near Wellawaya Commando Training Camp

A stock of firearms and ammunition have been found buried at a land plot in Kuda Oya in Wellawaya, stated the Army Media Spokesperson.

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President leaves for China

President Maithripala Sirisena has left the island this morning to China with a 27-member delegation.

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Malinga brings victory to Mumbai Indians in the finals of IPL

Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by one run in a nail-biting Indian Premier League final to claim a record fourth title in Hyderabad yesterday.

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Social media temporarily banned in Sri Lanka

The government has decided to ban the use of social media platforms such as Whatsapp and Facebook in the country with immediate effect.

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Politicians responsible for Easter Sunday attacks should be expelled – Cardinal

Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith yesterday (12) said that, those political leaders, who are responsible for the Easter Sunday attacks, are not suitable for the leadership of the country and they should be stripped off their portfolios.

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Police curfew in Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya & Dummalasuriya

Police curfew has been imposed within Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya and Dummalasuriya Police division with immediate effect, stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

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