Security forces ask businessmen to paint and keep plants outside shops that are located on the main roads
Security forces personnel have reportedly threatened businessmen who have shops by the side of main roads to paint the shops and keep flower pots outside them. Head of the Urban Development Authority, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has handed over the task of beautifying the Colombo City to the security forces.
Electing office bearers not in the agenda of the Working Committee on the 13th
The main aim of the UNP Working Committee that is to meet on the 13th is to discuss the local government elections and the party's preparation for it and the discussion on electing office bearers to the party has not been included in the meeting's agenda, a senior official at Sirikotha told Lanka News Web.
First Lady had also intervened to get the Beliatte thug released
Investigations being carried out into a man called Rathu Putha who was arrested by the OIC of the Beliatte Police, SI Sampath Janaka, for allegedly attacking the Abans showroom in Beliatte on December 27 and causing damages amounting to lakhs of rupees, has revealed that he is wanted for several murders, attempted murders, robberies and other crimes that had been carried out in the Southern Province. The suspect has been remanded after presenting him to court.
A group of soldiers who had entered into a house at Rock House Garden in Modera had dipped a seven year old child in a water drain near the house to find out the where abouts of the child's father and the house owner in order to arrest him.
SIX SENSES RESORTS & SPAS STATEMENT WITH REGARD TO AN ARTICLE ABOUT TOURISM APPEARING ON LANKA NEWSWEB
We note with concern an article appearing on the above website on the 03rd of January 2011.
This article may confuse readers that the company mentioned therein refers to Six Senses Resorts and Spas Group (SSR) based out of Thailand. We wish to clarify that SSR is not affiliated in any way to the company, Six Sense Dubai, mentioned in this article.
(Mr. T.S. Tirumurti, Joint Secretary(BSM), Ministry of External Affairs, India and Mr. Arvind Kumar, Head(Ports), M/s RITES exchanging an Agreement on the preparation of DPR for the rehabilitation of the Kankesanthurai Harbour in Sri Lanka)
The Ministry of External Affairs of India has today signed an Agreement with RITES Limited for Consultancy Services on the preparation of a Detailed Project Report (DPR) and the conduct of geo-technical Investigations for the rehabilitation of the Kankesanthurai Harbour in Sri Lanka. The cost of preparation of the DPR and geo-technical investigations (approximately SLR 70 million) will be met by the Government of India. The Report will focus on the rehabilitation of the existing breakwater and pier and the construction of one new pier, as well as the provision of ancillary facilities and navigational aids.