Colombo Additional District Court Judge suspended
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) yesterday suspended the
services of Colombo Additional District Court Judge Aravinda Perera with
effect from yesterday following an inquiry into an allegation of
indecent behaviour and corruption. The JSC unanimously took the decision
after a thorough investigation on several complaints lodged by certain
groups and individuals, Judicial Service Commission Secretary Manjula
Mullaitivu tops Jana Sevana repayment targets
The Mullaitivu district secured the highest percentage of
reimbursement targets of Jana Sevana housing loans for August, said
Construction Engineering Services, National Housing Development
Authority Director Pathma Udaya Shantha.
The Mullaitivu district secured first place, achieving 435 percent of
the reimbursement targets, he said.
He also said the Kilinochchi district secured second place achieving
277 percent of the reimbursement target and Colombo North was in third
place with 115 percent.
"Jana Sevana housing loan beneficiaries are keen on the reimbursement
process as it is progressing successfully, under the guidance of
Construction Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister
"The authority has been able to provide more loans for homeless
people," Shantha said.
Omanthai to Jaffna road: drivers should act with caution
The Police requests motorists entering the Northern Province to drive
with caution as the stretch of road from Omanthai to Jaffna is being
Drivers using the A9 road which is the gateway to the Northern
Province have been requested to abide by the following instructions.
Police request motorists drive at moderate speeds and with concern about
the safety of passengers, pedestrians, road construction workers and
properties. The Northern Province Senior DIG has issued these
instructions to the drivers visiting the Northern Province. Severe
action will be taken against those driving under the influence of liquor
or suffering from poor health as it can affect their driving.