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Weerawansa Continues Fast-Unto-Death: Taken To Prison Hospital

Weerawansa Continues Fast-Unto-Death: Taken To Prison Hospital

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa has continued his fast-unto-death campaign for the third day and was admitted to the prison hospital this morning. 

Weerawansa is in custody for the alleged misuse of government vehicles. 

He is protesting the rejection of his bail application last week. 

Meanwhile his sixteen year-old daughter was …read more

Wimal taken to Prison Hospital

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa was taken to the Prison Hospital a short while ago.

The former Housing and Construction Minister is on a hunger strike, protesting the Colombo High Court refusal to grant him bail.

Weerawansa is being held on charges he caused the government a loss of Rs. …read more

Another report confirming bond scam released

Another audit report that states the extent of the bond scam committed when Arjun Mahendran was the governor of Central Bank has been released. According to this report it is revealed that the EPF has incurred a loss of Rs. 9.6 billion due to the relevant bond auction.
A similar …read more

Bodies of three Sri Lankans brought home from India

Bodies of three Sri Lankans who died in India while on pilgrimage to Buddagaya in Dambadiva have been brought to the Bandaranaike International Airport. The group of sri lankans had left the country on March 12. It is reported that the 3 Sri Lankans had died due to extreme cold. One …read more

'Shrama Shakthi' Programme For Alleviation Of Poverty

'Shrama Shakthi' Programme For Alleviation Of Poverty

The poverty of Sri Lanka which was 26.1% in 1990 could be reduced to 6.7% in 2011 with various social security programmes implemented in the past. 2017 has been declared as the year of elimination of poverty in Sri Lanka and further steps should be taken to achieve …read more

National Zoo In Sri Lanka And National Zoo In Singapore To Exchange Technology

National Zoo In Sri Lanka And National Zoo In Singapore To Exchange Technology

Memorandum of understanding to be singed between National Zoo in Singapore and National Zoo in Sri Lanka.

Singapore Zoo has been known to have among the most beautiful settings in the world, where animals roam freely in open and natural habitats. It is also recognized as the …read more