OVER RS250 MILLION MISAPPROPRIATON -COLOMBO BUSINESSWOMAN REMANDED

Misappropriation of over Rs 250 million : Colombo businesswoman remanded A woman operating a luxurious office in Colombo has been arrested for financially defrauding a well-known Sri Lankan businessman. She has been accused of the financial misappropriation of Rs 226…

PRICES OF PLAIN TEA AND MILK TEA REDUCED TO RS 30/ and Rs 100/

Plain tea & milk tea prices down The All Island Canteen Owners’ Association (AICOA) announced that the price of a plain tea has been reduced to Rs.30 from previous Rs.50. AICOA President Asela Sampath said the price of a milk…

THE WRIT APPLICATION OF MAITHRI TO BE TAKEN UP FOR CONSIDERATION

Oct 06, 2022 Maithri’s writ petition to be taken up for consideration The writ petition filed by former President Maithripala Sirisena against an order by the Fort Magistrate’s Court in relation to a case filed over Easter Sunday attacks, was…

GAMBIAN CHILD DEATHS OWING TO INDIAN SYRUP NOT SOLD IN SRI LANKA

Indian syrups linked to Gambian child deaths not available in SL – Keheliya Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwella says the four cough syrups made in India, that have been linked to 66 child deaths in The Gambia, have not been…

NO FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED AS ON THE 05th AS CONFIRMED BY DGHS

No COVID-19 deaths yesterday No COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed yesterday (05) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll remains at 16,766.

TWO MORE FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED REPORTED BY DGHS AS ON THE 04th

Oct 05, 2022 2 more COVID-19 deaths 2 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (04) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16,766.

PERMISSION GRANTED TO IMPORT MAIZE FROM INDIA

Permission granted to import maize The Ministry of Agriculture said the import of maize has been allowed. Accordingly, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said the import of 225,000 metric tons of maize from India has been allowed. The minister also said more…

PRICES OF MILK POWDER INCREASED

Milk powder prices increased Milk powder manufacturers have taken steps to increase the price of local milk powder with effect from tomorrow (05). Accordingly, the price of a 400 gram packet of local milk powder will be increased by Rs.100…

INSEE REDUCES CEMENT PRICES BY RS ONE HUNDRED

INSEE reduces cement prices INSEE Cement has decided to reduce the price of a 50 kg bag of cement by Rs.100 with effect from midnight today.  The company said the decision was taken with the objective of providing a relief…

TO DISPERSE STUDENTS TEAR GAS USED

  Oct 04, 2022 Tear gas fired at protesters in Kelaniya Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesting university students at Dalugama, Kelaniya. The demonstration had been organized by the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) against the…