Seven undergraduates including four monks were arrested today on charges of violating court orders and taking part in a protest carried out by the Inter-University Student Federation (IUSF) in Kollupitiya yesterday.
28% of the land reclamation work of Sri Lanka’s flagship Port city development project has been completed. For the Port City project, an area of 269 hectares is ear-marked to be reclaimed from the sea, and a brand new city is to be constructed. Plans are in the pipeline to …read more
Minister of Justice,Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa said that the EU has imposed condition when granting the GSP+ concession and they have several condition that have been agreed upon while some which have not been agreed upon “We were also asked to legalise homosexuality in the country. The Europeans asked us to include …read more
The International Commission of Jurists or ICJ says that the Sri Lankan government must deliver on the clear demand for justice from Sri Lankans nationwide by implementing the Consultation Task Force recommendations without further delay. Nikhil Narayan, the ICJ’s South Asia senior legal adviser says the CTF report highlights a …read more
( January 20, 2017, Washington DC, Sri Lanka Guardian) A White House press pool report notes one more moment from Obama’s procession just then down the […] …read more
by Michel Chossudovsky ( January 20, 2017, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) CNN has put together a report entitled Who is Survivor at Inauguration. The CNN report […] …read more
Hundreds of thousands have been severely affected by the drought weather with the number of affected exceeding 700,000 persons. The National Water Supply and Drainage Board has warned the general public to refrain from using the water from the Kalu Ganga for drinking water purposes citing that sea water had …read more
President Maithripala Sirisena says that a kilogram of imported rice cannot be sold for more than 76 rupees in the local market. “We are aware of the annual requirement of rice, dhal , sugar, salt and dried chili. We cannot have a shortage of food in the country.”he said The …read more