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PM seeks bullet-proof vehicle for MR

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is reported to have yesterday sought Cabinet approval to purchase a bullet proof vehicle for Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The Cabinet paper submitted by the Premier was postponed for next week on the basis that Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera had different views.

Informed sources said the Finance Minister had pointed out that the people would find fault with the government for buying such luxury vehicles at a difficult time such as this.

All involved in terror attacks killed or arrested: Actg. IGP

All those who were involved in the recent terror attacks have been identified and all of them were either arrested or killed, Acting Inspector General of Police C.D. Wickremaratne said yesterday. 

He said that two bomb experts were among them and they have also died. “All those terrorists directly involved in the bombings are either dead or under arrest,” the Acting IGP said late Monday after a meeting with Defence Secretary Shantha Kottegoda and tri-force commanders at the Ministry of Defence.

Special HC issues summons on IGP, Ex-Treasury secretary

Colombo Special High Court today directed the Court Registrar to issue summons on Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera and former Secretary of the Ministry of Finance & Treasury P. B. Jayasundera to appear before the Court on May 13, 2019.

The Defence lawyers, in the case against former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath and three others, today submitted a witness list including the IGP and former Secretary to Treasury as witnesses of the Defence and requested the Court to issue summons on them.

Discussions underway to appoint SF as Law and Order Minister

Discussions are ongoing among government allies to establish a full-time Law and Order Ministry and appoint Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka in charge of it, UNP Chairman and Minister Kabir Hashim told journalists yesterday.

He underscored that several ministers were prepared to sacrifice their posts to accommodate Field Marshal Fonseka in the Cabinet. As per the Constitution, the number of Cabinet Ministers is confined to 30.

What is The Last Train

Train to Pakistan is a historical novel by Khushwant Singh, published in 1956 Based.

Partition of India in August 1947. Instead of depicting the Partition in terms of only the political events surrounding it, Singh digs into a deep local focus, providing a human dimension which brings to the event a sense of reality,

“Muslims said the Hindus had planned and started the killing. According to the Hindus, the Muslims were to blame. The fact is, both sides killed. Both shot and stabbed and speared and clubbed. Both tortured. Both raped”

Build the nation of sri lankan to avoid the Last Train.

we believe that the main reason of the present situation in Sri Lanka is,

We still was not capable to stood up as the SRI LANKAN NATION in front of the hole world.

So our mission is to bring the peoples in Sri Lanka under ONE nation and ONE flag other than representing their religions or languages.

SO
I am not a Buddhist !
I am not a Hindu !
I am not a Islamic !
I am not a Muslim !
I am not a Sinhalese !
I am not a Tamil !
..........

BUT I AM A PROUD SRI LANKAN

Ten killed in head-on collision in Mahiyanganaya

Ten people were killed and two others injured when a van they were travelling in collided head-on with a bus, near the Mahiyanganaya National College early this morning.

Police said the bus which was travelling from Trincomalee to Diyathalawa on the Mahiyanganaya-Badulla Main Road, had collided head-on with the van at around 1.30 this morning.

They said the driver of the van and eleven others were admitted to the Mahiyanganaya Hospital and ten of them have succumbed to their injuries.

Police said four men, three women and three children were among the deceased.

Actor Rayan Van Rooyan and four others deported from Dubai

Five more individuals including actor Rayan Van Rooyan, who were arrested along with drug kingpin Makandure Madush, were deported from Dubai last night, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said the suspects arrived in the country at around 5.25 a.m today on the UL 226 flight. They were detained by the CID at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for questioning, SP Gunasekera said.