Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 26 suspects engaged in illegal fishing activities without valid fishing passes, in the Manatkadu sea area, Point Pedro yesterday, Navy said.
The All Ceylon General Ports Employees Union (ACGPEU) have temporally called off their trade union action scheduled for tomorrow (28) until August 1 The ACGPU’s General Secretary Chandrasiri Mahagamage said that they took the action after the President agreed to call meetings with both them and the the unionists of the petroleum sector to discuss new amendments to the agreement on leasing the Hambantota Port.
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The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has called fresh bids for a 300MW Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) plant to be established in Kerawalapitiya after objections were raised by several companies over the previous bidding process.
DMK Working President M K Stalin yesterday welcomed the European Union's the ban lifting of the LTTE and asked the Sri Lankan Government to ensure a “meaningful share” of power to Eelam Tamils.
Shiranthi Rajapaksa, wife of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to appear before the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) this morning (27) despite being summoned to give a statement, She was due to appear before the CID at 9.
European Union in a statement said it had taken note of the European Court of Justice's judgment annulling measures against the LTTE, namely the designation of the LTTE as a terrorist organization and the freezing of LTTE funds.
There were tense scenes at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation's (CPC) oil instalation in Kolonnawa throughout today as the army and police moved into take control of the instalation from CPC workers who were on strike.
There is a strict prohibition from using the Hambantota port property or surrounding areas in any activities of military nature whatsoever, whether in land, air or in sea, offshore, or offshore within the territory of Sri Lanka, according to the draft of the agreement tabled in Parliament today.
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union's top court kept Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on the EU terrorism blacklist on Wednesday and removed Sri Lankan separatist rebels, the Tamil Tigers.
A Board of Governors under the Chairmanship of Dr U.