War heroes’ welfare loan to be upped
Rs 75,000to be increased to Rs 300,000:
The Rs 75,000 loan granted to war heroes by the
Army Welfare Director Board will be raised to Rs 300,000, Army
Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya said. He said
arrangements are being made to grant it as a housing loan in the
Four Indian Naval ships in Sri Lanka
Four Indian Naval ships, INS ‘Tir’, INS ‘Shardul’,
INS ‘Tarangini’ and ICGS ‘Varuna’ of the Indian Naval 1st Training
Squadron, arrived in Sri Lanka on October 9 on a goodwill visit. INS
‘Tir’, INS ‘Shardul’ and ICGS ‘Varuna’ arrived at the Port of
Trincomalee while INS ‘Tarangini’ arrived at the Port of Colombo.
Girl abandoned at Kandy railway station
A 17-year-old girl abducted from Matugama area
was found near the Kandy railway station yesterday. Police say she
had been brought in a van and left abandoned in Kandy.
School dropouts arrested for stealing
Kandy police intelligence unit has arrested
yesterday two youth who have allegedly stolen money and mobile
telephones from students threatening them.