President Maithripala Sirisena, who is in New York to attend the UN General Assembly, toured Niagara Falls on Friday, Niagara Gazette reported.
In a dramatic turn of events, Former UNP Parliamentarian Joseph Michael Perera stormed into a UNP youth wing meeting in Ja-ela, chaired by former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, and lashed out at the organisers for sidelining him.
Perara’s main allegation was that the organisers failed to give him a speech at …read more
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the UN is ready to provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its efforts to build as a prosperous nation where the reconciliation is strengthened.
He further said that the UN will provide its maximum support to build as an exemplary …read more
The government has been forced to incur a large cost due to the long term power generation plan of the Ceylon Electricity Board not being implemented. The government has been forced to purchase power from the private sector, at a high cost, due to the non implementation of the plan …read more
Sri Lanka’s inflation rate for August has risen to 7.9 percent. According to the Department of Census and Statistics, the country’s inflation rate in July stood at 6.3 percent. Inflation is the rate at which the prices of general goods and services rise with time. The Department of Census and …read more
At no point did our news reports on the Central Expressway say that we have issues against the construction of new expressways. The issue is that such projects are being implemented with commercial loans obtained at high interest rates, and after various fees are paid. While there are many issues …read more
Even as hundreds of students and doctors took to the streets against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine more commonly known as SAITM, Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayanth endorsed a new biotechnology degree offered by a private university.
A press release issued by Northumbria …read more
Sri Lanka is in talks with two Chinese companies about investing up to $3 billion to build in a new refinery at its Chinese-controlled port, a top government official said on Friday.