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Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Former Navy Spokesman granted bail

Former Spokesman of the Sri Lanka Navy, Commodore D.K.P. Dassanayake, and five others have been granted bail by the Colombo High Court. The former Spokesman and other suspects were arrested on the charge of aiding and abetting the abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youths in 2008 and 2009. Dassanayake …

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Pharmacy licence renewal fee reduced

The All Island Private Pharmacy Owners Association (AIPPOA) yesterday thanked Health Minister, Dr Rajitha Senaratne for issuing the much-delayed gazette to reduce the licence renewal fees which had been hiked by the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) in June last year.   AIPPOA Chairman, Dinesh Gankanda said that the licence …

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Pipe case against Keheliya on Jan. 26

Chief Magistrate of Colombo Lal Ranasingha Bandara yesterday fixed for trial on January 26, an alleged misuse of money belonging to the Sri Lanka, Rupavahini Corporation, by former Media Minister, Keheliya Rambukwella, former SLRC Chairman Wimalasena Rubasinghe and former SLRC Managing Director, Chandrapala Liyanage.   They are suspected of having …

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Naval and fishing community needs to be vigilant

The naval and fishing communities to be vigilant with regard to the possibility of heavy rainfall and strong winds in the Northern sea areas, the Department of Meteorology said. Due to an active cloudiness in the sea areas to the North of Sri Lanka, the possibility for heavy showers/thundershowers and …

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