The Government Service Labour Officers' Association (GSLOA) held a protest opposite the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations today to voice their displeasure at alleged lethargy on the part of authorities towards enacting labour reforms.
Welcoming the move to set up an Office for Missing Persons (OMP) to trace the missing ones, the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has made its own suggestions to he proposed office.
Several hundred depositors (most of them aged) of the now collapsed 532 C Wattegedera (Maharagama) Thrift and Credit Cooperative Society (TCCS) Bank gathered at the Western Provincial Council office in Battaramulla on Tuesday August 23 and staged protest demonstration over the non –payment of their deposits.
Sri Lanka Army's Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and handler, Lance Corporal G.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday signed the Office on Missing Persons (OMP) Act which was unanimously approved by Parliament on August 11 with amendments.
A delegation of the Indian National Defence College (NDC) paid a courtesy call to the Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Eng.
The United States (US) Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on Monday to witness the ongoing bilateral training between the Sri Lanka and US Navies, Navy said.
Naval personnel attached to Eastern Naval Command in Nilaweli arrested 22 persons who engaged in illegal fishing practices using unauthorized nets in Nilaweli sea area yesterday,Navy said.
The Nigerian Navy has commissioned 30 locally made and nine Sri Lankan gunboats into service, and unveiled an indigenous 38 metre long patrol vessel, the Defence Web in Africa reported.