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Nominations called for 248 local bodies

Announcing the nominations for 248 local government bodies, the National Election Commission (NEC) yesterday said that it was hopeful of holding the long awaited LG polls on or before Feb. 17 next year.   Addressing the media in Colombo, NEC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said that the election date should be …

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Weather forecast

Issuing a weather advisory yesterday, the Meteorology Department said the low pressure area in the South-east Bay of Bengal, located 1,300 km away from Sri lanka, was likely to develop into a depression during the next 24 hours.   The Met Department predicted that the wind speed would increase over …

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Court grants Tissa Attanayake permission to travel overseas

The  court today granted former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake permission to travel overseas later this month. The Colombo High Court today postponed the hearing of the case against Tissa Attanayake until 26th February 2018. The court had previously ordered the President and the Prime Minister to appear before the …

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