Wheels move to minimise accidents
The Motor Traffic Department is set to unveil
several new measures to minimise road accidents in the country.
These include the removal of vehicles from roads which are
unsuitable for use, a point system to evaluate traffic offences,
improved quality control tests on vehicles, awareness programmes for
drivers and pedestrians and better training at driving schools.
Statue vandalism in Batticaloa:
Three Police teams begin probe
The Police has been instructed to conduct an
immediate and thorough investigation into the vandalism of several
statues in Batticaloa, the External Affairs Ministry said yesterday.
Several statues of prominent persons, including that of Mahatma
Gandhi, in Batticaloa town, were found damaged on Friday morning.
Navy Commander visits EP
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Somathilake
Dissanayake visited the Eastern Naval Area on April 4 and 5. He was
accompanied by Seniors Officers attached to the Naval Headquarters.
Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake opened the Naval Regional
Security Centre (NRSC) at Vakarei and Naval Deployments at
Batticaloa and Lankapatuna on April 4 in his two day official visit
to the Eastern Naval Area.