EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

24 Mar, 2019 | 8:36 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

 

Your Sunday morning brief

 

  1. G.C.E. Ordinary Level results to be released next week.
  2. A national festival to commemorate the Thripitakaya was held yesterday at the Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy.
  3. Deputy Minister Karunarathna Paranawithana noted that both print and electronic media in Sri Lanka require a democratic regulation mechanism.
  4. The TNA Parliamentarian E. Saravanapavan noted that media suppression of the current government is not different from the former government.
  5. Over 100 acres of forest reserves had been destroyed to a large scale gravel racket in Kokavil, Mullaitivu.
  6. Four warships with over 1000 personnel arrived at Colombo for Australia’s largest ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka, the Indo Pacific Endeavour 2019.
  7. Sarath Jayamanne, Director of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption President’s Counsel noted that there are no anti-corruption laws to contain the corruption in the private sector. He was speaking at the 2019 Annual Students Conference of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  8. The official announcement of the proposal to UNESCO to preserve the Therawada Thripitakaya as a world heritage was submitted yesterday.
  9. The hearing of evidence at the Presidential Commission appointed to investigate into allegations of fraud and corruption at state institutions during the past 4 years will begin on the 25th.
  10. The petition filed against the destruction caused to the Wilpattu Forest Reserve with the Court of Appeal will be taken up from June 28th.

Rest easy, tend to your wounds, Monday is on the way.

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