Everything You Need To Know Today

Everything You Need To Know Today

Everything You Need To Know Today

Written by Lethonkie Fernando

16 Nov, 2018 | 9:34 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

1. Parliament is set to convene at 1.30 pm today (November 16). And a party leaders meeting is scheduled to convene at 11. 30 am.

2. The prices of petrol and diesel were reduced by Rs. 5 with effect from midnight yesterday (November 15).

3. Parliamentary was adjourned yesterday (November 15)  following a brawl that erupted between the members of parliament.

3. Deputy Leader of the UNP Sajith Premadasa yesterday at a protest rally said that he is ready to lead.

4. President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the UNF members to resubmit the no-confidence motion at the parliamentary session today (November 16).

5. An investigation has been launched by the police into allegations that an MP had brought a knife into the premises of the parliament.

6. Several areas in the Kalutara district will be experiencing a 15-hour water cut from 8.30 am today (November 16).

7. The permanent high court trial at bar took up the case filed against four defendants including Former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Senerath yesterday (November 15).

8. A 44-year-old died yesterday (November 15) in a motorcycle accident along the Galewela- Moragolla main road.

9. The Department of Meteorology requests the coastal communities from Trincomalee – Kankasanthurei to refrain from faring out to sea today (November 16) due to the ‘Gaja’ cyclonic storm.

10. The IGP has issued special orders to all the police officers to take appropriate measures to maintain peace and harmony in the country.


1. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tested a newly developed tactical weapon, calling it “another display of our rapidly-growing defense capabilities to the whole region,” North Korea’s state news agency KCNA said on Friday (November 16).


1. The third day of the second test match between Sri Lanka and England will occur today (November 16) at the Pallekale International cricket stadium. Sri Lanka who played the first innings yesterday scored 336 for the loss of all wickets.


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