The Prime Minister says that the aim is to turn Sri Lanka into a country self sufficient in power in the region.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:46
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that the country is in need of an economy based on knowledge. It is essential to add technology into production. The Prime Minister made these remarks at the ceremony to unveil the power development plan for the next ten years, at the Waters Edge Hotel, Battaramulla this morning.
The police questions former treasury secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundera over the Hedgin transactions.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:43
The police has questioned former Treasury secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundera regarding the Hedgin deal. Police media spokesman and assistant superintendent of police Ruwan Gunasekera says that interrogations have been conducted by the police financial crime investigation division.
The Ministry of Finance says that two important proposals for the welfare of the migrant workers will be implemented shortly. Accordingly, a new pension scheme will be introduced for the expatriates. A new salary scale will also be introduced.
Another office train will be deployed on the Kelani Valley line from tomorrow.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:30
Commercial superintendent of railways Sisira Kumara says that another office train will be deployed on service on the Kelani valley railway line from tomorrow. Accordingly, the train leaving Kottawa on 7.20 am on week days is expected to reach Colombo Fort at 8.17 am. The new train is comprised of six compartments.
Three navy personnel have been arrested in connection with the killing of former parliamentarian Nadaraja Raviraj.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:40
The police has taken into custody three navy personnel regarding the murder of former parliamentarian of the Tamil National Alliance Nadaraja Raviraj. Police media spokesman and assistant superintendent of police Ruwan Gunasekera says that presently they are being questioned.
The auspicious times of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year have been announced.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:36
The auspicious times of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year have been declared. The official handing of the Nekath sheet along with the New Year rituals is scheduled to be handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena by the ministry of cultural affairs, shortly.