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Rs 450 billion spent annually to maintain public institutions

The Government spent about Rs 450 billion annually to maintain public institutions, Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday. He said Janawasama and Elkaduwa Plantations were being operated by the Government incurring heavy losses. He said the Government had come up with 250 project proposals to …

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Criminal gunned down

A 29 year old suspect involved in several murders has been gunned down by gunmen who came on a motor bike at Wewalla Hikkaduwa, our news sources said.

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Indian arrested while attempting to smuggle foreign currency

A foreign national was apprehended by the Customs officials,, at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for attempting to smuggle out foreign currency. The arrested suspect is a 54 year old Indian departing for China, according to the Customs. The Customs officials have seized foreign currencies worth USD 60,000 which was …

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