The precedent to eradicate corruption must be created from highest levels of the country and not from the grassroots, Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Minister Sajith Premadasa said today (Aug 23).
The Sri Lanka Council for the blind, as the forerunner and the principal service provider organisation for the vision impaired in Sri Lanka organised a ceremony to mark the awarding of educational supplies to deserving vision impaired students pursuing higher studied for the 28th consecutive year today (August 23).
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The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Acting Police Chief to appoint appropriate senior officials for the investigations of five high profile cases which are underway.
Fines amounting to Rs 254 million have been collected from drunk drivers under a special police operation which began in July, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.
The hearing of submissions on the President's application seeking an opinion on the law to conduct the provincial council polls ended at the Supreme Court today (Aug 23).
Four individuals including Police Commission Secretary Saman Dissanayake have been further remanded until September 06 over the Avant-Garde illegal floating armoury case.
Major General Sathpriya Liyanage has been appointed as the new chief of staff of the Army.
The Department of Wildlife Conservation has announced that all national parks in the country will be closed for three days in September due to the islandwide elephant survey which is being conducted.
Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the Colombo General Hospital to refrain from issuing prescriptions for patients to purchase medicines or undergo tests at private laboratories.
Navy officers recovered 15 kilograms of C-4 explosives from the Veththalaikarni coast in Jaffna yesterday (Aug 22) evening.
A corruption case filed against former mass media minister Keheliya Rambukwella and another two individual has been fixed for October 1 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's court.