Friday, 25th July 2014

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Local

  • UNP suffers a ...
  • Elections Chief acted lawfully
  • Gazette in compliance with LG Elections Ordinance
The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the two Fundamental Rights Petitions filed before it by UNP MP Harin Fernando and three others, refusing leave to proceed. The petitioners had pleaded Court to nullify the July 16th special gazette notification issued by the Commissioner of Elections declaring the number of seats allocated to the Badulla and Moneragala districts for the Uva Province Provincial Council Elections. Deputy Solicitor General Nerin Pulle appearing on behalf of the Commissioner of Elections in his submissions told court that the Commissioner of Elections issued the said Special...
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen speaking to schoolchildren at the launching of “Nutrition for a Healthy Life,” the national nutrition promotion program for schoolchildren at Mahanama Maha Vidyalaya, Thirappane in the Anuradhapura district yesterday. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division
While noting that children's health is vital for the nation's progress, President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday stressed that he strongly believes that proper nutrition helps give every child the best start in life. President Rajapaksa asserted the above at the launching of "Nutrition for a Healthy Life," the national nutrition promotion program for school children at Mahanama Maha Vidyalaya, Thirappane in the Anuradhapura district. President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen speaking to schoolchildren at the launching of “Nutrition for a Healthy Life,” the national nutrition promotion program for...