EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

16 May, 2019 | 6:30 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Thursday Morning Brief

  1. Police curfew which was imposed in the North Western province and the Gampaha Police division came to an end at 4 am.
  2. 78 suspects arrested in connection with the tense situations that took place in Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya, Nikarawetiya and Chilaw.
  3. Buddhist theros raise allegations that the ICCPR act is being used selectively
  4. 85 suspects arrested in connection to April 21st terror attack (65 held by the CID  – 20 held by the TID).
  5. Reuters reveals details of a Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities of having provided technical and logistical support to the 04/21 suicide bombers.
  6. President Maithripala Sirisena calls for a comprehensive international program to combat terrorism
  7. Monday the 20th of May declared a Public Holiday due to Vesak
  8. All liquor stores in the country to be closed till Tuesday (May 21) due to Vesak.
  9. Commercial High Court of Colombo issues an interim order suspending new appointments made to Litro Gas, including that of the Managing Director.
  10. Gammadda and Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management launches a public awareness program on saving lives and property from floods.

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