EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

31 Oct, 2019 | 6:40 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

Your Thursday Morning Brief

1. Schools in the Hambantota district and Mulatiyana Education Zone in Matara will remain closed due to the prevailing weather conditions.

2. The agreement to form an alliance between the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and 15 other parties including the Sri Lanka Freedom Party will be signed at 09:30 am today.

3. The election manifesto of the New Democratic Front Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa will be launched in Kandy today (October 31).

4. Several projects attached to the Uma Oya Multipurpose Development project were vested in the public under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.

5. The National Election Commission has warned Presidential Candidates against holding any events promoting a candidate inside state institutions.

6. A suspect who was indicted on charges of possession of heroin (9.06g) and racketeering was sentenced to death by Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga.

7. The Health Ministry warned dengue is spreading across several areas in the country due to heavy rains.

8. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe noted that the MCC agreement will be signed before the Presidential Elections.

9. Postal voting for the 2019 Presidential Election is scheduled to take place today (October 31) and tomorrow (November 1).

10. The Kandy Teaching Hospital was officially upgraded as a National Hospital.

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