EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

28 Aug, 2019 | 7:17 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

Your Wednesday Morning Brief

1. The head of the suicide bomber responsible for bombing the Zion Church in Batticaloa buried in Kalliyankadu cemetery, on a court order.

2. General Manager of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board Deepthi Sumanasekera has been summoned today to appear before the Police unit of the Presidential Commission appointed to probe allegations of fraud and corruption at state institutions over the past 4 years.

3. The government signed an agreement with two energy companies from Norway and France to carry out a two-year oil and gas exploration exercise in the eastern seas.

4. A team of over 100 Police Officers and Soldiers deployed along the route used to transport garbage from Colombo to Aruwakkalu.

5. INTERPOL recognizes President Maithripala Sirisena’s decisive action to hold accountable the terrorists responsible for the 04/21 attacks.

6. The former Chief Judicial Medical Officer of Colombo, Professor Ananda Samarasekara indicted on the charges of concealing evidence relating to the homicide of rugger player, Wasim Thajudeen.

7. Two active members of the banned National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathaei Ibrahim (JMI) organizations were arrested by Police in Ampara.

8. A foreign-manufactured hand grenade discovered from Athiliwewa area in Wellawaya, Monaragala.

9. Secretary to the Prime Minister, Saman Ekanayake, provides a statement for over 5 hours to the Police unit of the Presidential Commission probing corruption which took place in state institutions over the past 4 years.

10. Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya will be leaving the country for further tests on his bowling action to Chennai, India this morning and Jerome Jayaratne will be joining him to represent Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

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