Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Written by Staff Writer

14 May, 2019 | 9:45 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Tuesday morning brief


  1. Islandwide curfew which was imposed from 9pm last night (May 13) ended at 4am today.
  2. Police curfew still in effect for the North Western province
  3. The temporary restriction imposed on accessing social media platforms continues to remain in place.
  4. All schools in the North Western province closed today due to curfew
  5. President issues an extraordinary gazette banning the National Thowheed Jama’th(NTJ), the Jama’athe Milla’athe Ibrahim(JMI), and the Willayath As Seylani organisations.
  6. Army Commander Lt. General Mahesh Senanayake issues a stern warning against anyone  who attempts to instigate violence
  7. Acting IGP C.D. Wickramaratne vows not to allow extremists groups to instigate violence in the country
  8. IOC increases petrol prices, reduced diesel prices
  9. State Minister of Defence and Mass Media non-cabinet Minister, Ruwan Wijewardene appointed as the Acting Defence Minister during the president’s absence.
  10. President Maithripala Sirisena in China to attend conference on Asian Civilisations.

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