JOSEPH STALIN, MAHANAMA THERO ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING A COURT ORDER

Joseph Stalin, Mahanama Thero arrested General Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union – Joseph Stalin has been arrested, reports say. It is reported that he was arrested for conducting a protest violating a court order on May 28th. Meanwhile, another…

EIGHT MORE FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED VIRUS CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 02ND

8 more COVID-19 deaths 08 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (02) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16,574.

REV FATHER JEEWANTHA PEIRIS FILES FR PETITION

Fr. Jeewantha Peiris files FR petition Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peris has filed a fundamental rights (FR) petition with the Supreme Court, seeking an order to prevent his arrest. Senior DIG in charge of Western Province, Deshabandu Thennakoon, Inspector General of…

MARRAIGE AND DIVORCE KANDIAN LAWS REVISED

Kandyan Marriage & Divorce Act to be revised On Oct. 26 last year, Cabinet approval was granted to repeal Section II of the Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act which requires parental consent for the marriage of a minor. The Legal…

CONTROVERSY ABOUT THE CHINESE SHIP ARRIVING IS CLEARED FOR REFUELLING-MINISTER

Chinese ship coming to SL to refuel – minister The Cabinet Spokesman – minister Bandula Gunawardena today (02) informed that the Chinese research vessel – Yuan Wang – 5 is arriving in Sri Lanka to obtain services including bunkering. Speaking…

AMNESTY PERIOD FOR EXCHANGING ANY AMOUNT OF FOREIGN CURRENCY SANS QUESTIONING BY COMMERCIAL BANKS

Amnesty period for exchanging foreign currency The government has decided to announce an amnesty period for individuals to change their US dollars or any other acceptable foreign currency to rupees through a commercial bank. Speaking during the weekly Cabinet media…

COVID-19 RELATED FATALITIES ON THE INCLINE SEVEN CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 01st

7 more COVID-19 deaths 07 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (01) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16,566.

CBSL ANNOUCES LATEST FOREIGN CURRENCY RATES -RUPEE DEPRECIATES AGAINST SEVERAL FOREIGN CURRENCIES

The rupee has slightly depreciated against several foreign currencies today, in comparison to last Friday (29 July). The selling rate of the US Dollar has increased to Rs. 368. 50 from last week’s rate of Rs. 368.41. The rupee has…

THREE MORE FATALITIES ON COVID-19 RELATED CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 31st

3 more COVID-19 deaths 03 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday (31) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16,559.

INCLEMENT WEATHER FORCES TO CANCEL BADULLA-COLOMBO NIGHT MAIL

Badulla – Colombo night mail cancelled The adverse weather conditions in most parts of the country has hampered. Upcountry railway transportation. Earth slips as well as collapsing rocks and trees have been reported on several locations along the upcountry railway…