EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

09 Apr, 2019 | 9:08 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Tuesday Morning Brief

 

  1. Minister of Power, Energy, and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake notes that intermittent power cuts will stop from April 11.
  2. MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara noted that following the determination of President’s tenure end date, it will be decided whether the next election is a general election or a presidential election.
  3.  Two court cases have been filed against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in the United States by Ahimsa Wickrametunge, the daughter of late journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge.
  4. The European Union delegation has issued a statement requesting Sri Lankan government to maintain it’s moratorium on the death penalty.
  5. The Ministry of Education issued a circular stating that the Grade 5 scholarship examination is no longer mandatory.
  6. A suspect was arrested in Saliyapura, Anuradhapura with 150 grams of the narcotic substance ICE.
  7. Nine suspects were arrested in Kapugollawa, Horowpathana for transporting sand illegally.
  8. Two more suspects arrested in Dubai with underworld drug kingpin “Makandure Madush” had been deported to Sri Lanka.
  9. Veteran musician H.M. Jayawardena passed away at the age of 69.
  10. The new Beliatta-Matara railway line was declared open by the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga.

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