Two persons were arrested in Karamban, Kayts of Jaffna today over suspected rape and murder of a seven month pregnant woman, police said.
The USS Hopper (DDG 70) concluded its five-day port call to Colombo yesterday as part of a visit to strengthen growing U.
The Regional Consular Office of the Foreign Ministry in Jaffna will be declared open on Thursday at the District Secretariat in Jaffna by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera, a statement from the ministry said.
The Presidential Commission appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena will only be limited to compiling another report, Hambantota District Joint Opposition MP Namal Rajapaksa said.
United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary, Minister Mahinda Samaraweera noted in Parliament that as representatives of the people, the duty of MPs was to reject theft and corruption and to speak out against it.
Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage called on the Government to bring in a proposal to Cabinet and remove the Central Bank from the purview of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Speaking at the Parliamentary debate on the COPE Report on the Central Bank bond issue, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Patali Champika Ranawaka questioned how Perpetual Treasuries, which had assets of Rs.
The report compiled by the Commitee on Public Enterprises (COPE) regarding the Treasury Bond issue was taken up for debate in Parliament this morning.
The air traffic in Mattala Aiport has seen a boost in recent weeks owing to the ongoing reconstruction work at the Katunayake International Airport.