Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

28 Sep, 2018 | 10:00 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

1. Sri Lankan student Mohamed Kamer Nizamdeen studying at Sydney University who was arrested over terror charges was released on bail after an expert found the sole piece of evidence did not contain his handwriting.

2. The Malaysian Prime Minister praised Sri Lanka’s steady progress and assured continued cooperation while in a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena who is currently in New York to attend the UNGA.

3. Court grants permission to the Chairman of the Perpetual Group Geoffrey Joseph Aloysius to travel to Singapore from the 29th of September to the 15th of October.

4.  All Island Restaurant Owners Association has stressed the need for a statutory price on Rice Packets, Bread, Tea, and other food items due to the increasing prices of goods and services.

5. Sri Lanka signs agreements with the United Nations Development Fund on the Sidelines of the ongoing 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

6. Officials of the Sri Lankan Navy discovers over 144 kg of Kerala Ganja which had been hidden in a scrubland in Wanathawilluwa, Wellamundalama.

7. Two Sri Lankans that had attempted to smuggle a large sum of US Dollars to Singapore taken into custody by the Customs Officials attached to the Bandaranaike International Airport.

8. A suspect in possession of a model 75 Browning firearm, a second firearm, a magazine, and five 9mm bullets was arrested in Dangolla, Pugoda.

9. The Criminal Investigation Department produced a progress report on the investigation relating to the assassination of Lasantha Wickramatunga to the Mount Latvian Magistrate Court.

10. Collective of Unions to protect external degrees filed a complaint at the Human Rights Commission against the Yahapalanaya government.

INTERNATIONAL

1. The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has filed a money laundering case against outgoing president Abdulla Yameen at the Maldives Police Service.

SPORTS

1. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stripped France midfielder Paul Pogba of his vice-captain’s role at the club but denied there was a rift between the pair.

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