The lack of a catch point between the yard and the rail track has been the main reason behind a train automatically travelling from Maligawatta railway yard in Dematagoda to Rathmalana recently, internal sources of the Railways Department say.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has recently received several complaints that former Director General of the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) - Lakshman Hulugalle's conduct is not befitting his post, ‘Lanka C News’ reports.
Measures are being taken to restore the civil rights of the former Army Chief and the leader of Democratic Party Sarath Fonseka and remove all legal barriers that stop him from standing for the election, reports say.
Number of civil organizations and scholars have requested Kotte Sri Naga Viharaya Chief Incumbent Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero to stand for the next presidential election as the common candidate of the opposition in order to establish a people centered constitution instead of the prevailing constitution which includes presidential system.