3 UNP seniors to lose portfolios!

3 UNP seniors to lose portfolios!

Three senior ministers from the UNP will be appointed ministers in charge of special tasks at the cabinet reshuffle, ‘Divaina’ reports.

The present portfolios of two of them will be entrusted to young members, who are already cabinet ministers.

The president is strongly critical of the conduct of the one of these …read more

SAITM students to KDU medical faculty

SAITM students to KDU medical faculty

Students of the SAITM private medical college at Malabe will be transferred to the medical faculty of Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, as per a decision taken yesterday (21) at a meeting chaired by president Maithripala Sirisena.

Accordingly, the present intake of around 1,000 SAITM students will be sent to the …read more

AG And Austin Save UNP-SLFP Marriage

Colombo Telegraph learns that Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya and the President’s Secretary Austin Fernando had worked tirelessly to save the union between the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), their efforts helping to avert a serious governance crisis following the rout of both …read more

Blood donation

The blood donation in progress.  Pic and text  Sivam Packiyanathan, Battticaloa Special Corr.

The blood donation in progress. Pic and text Sivam Packiyanathan, Battticaloa Special Corr.Tags: Print Edition

To replenish stocks of the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital blood bank, a campaign initiated by the Batticaloa District Secretariat requesting the public, staff, Tri-Forces, and Police to volunteer for blood donation, was held at …read more

Pious bhikku who stood for justice

Most Ven. Girambe Ananda Anunayake Thera:Tags: Print Edition

Most Ven. Girambe Ananda Anunayake Thera of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya was a pious, erudite Buddhist monk who endeared himself to the people by standing for justice and fair play and by rendering a great socio-religious service to the country.

Born …read more

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