Items filtered by date: Monday, 13 August 2018

New homes for Dunsinane estate workers under Indian housing project

Over 400 estate workers from the Dunsinane Estate in Pundaluoya in Nuwara Eliya were vested with land ownership for houses that was constructed under the Indian Housing Project in the plantation area. In a special message by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he congratulated the new owners and hailed their efforts for actively participating in building those houses.


JO to decide on 14 August

The Deputy Chief Organizer of the Joint Opposition (JO) MP Ranjith Soysa said that 69 JO Parliamentarians are set to take a decision, on 14 August in connection with becoming independent in the Parliament. The decision will be taken at the JO Party Leaders’ meeting, chaired by the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


29 arrested in Jaffna round-up

At least 29 persons were arrested in connection with a spate of violence in several areas of the North, as the Police and the security forces stepped up operations to stem the rise in lawlessness in the region, a senior official said yesterday.

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