MP Bandula Gunawardene stated that the Joint Opposition will make a request from the Speaker of parliament to appoint an unbiased selection committee to investigate the current government debt. MORE… …read more
A 25-year-old Chinese male had been arrested by the Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), while attempting to smuggle out foreign currency bills worth Rs.11.5 million to Singapore yesterday.
“Gota Apey” (Gota is Ours) proclaims a poster that has recently appeared on Colombo’s hoardings. Although we have no idea exactly who is described by the word “ours” in the poster, it appears to be part of a campaign by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to signal that he might …read more
‘ගෝඨා අපේ’ යනුවෙන් පසුගිය දිනවල කොළඹ දැන්වීම් පුවරුවල ලියා තිබුණි. ‘‘අපේ’’ යනුවෙන් හරියටම අදහස් කෙරුණේ කවුරුන් ද යන්න පැහැදිළි නැතත්, මේ වනාහී, ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ අනාගත දේශපාලන ගමනක් යාමට සකස් කර ගත් ප්රචාරක ව්යාපාරයක කොටසක් ය යන්න පැහැදිළි ය. එහෙත් එය ඇස් මානයේ පෙනෙන්ට ඇති තරම් ලේසිපාසු කාරියක් නොවේ. මන්ද යත්, …read more
A new Muslim alliance has been formed to contest the Local Government (LG) elections next year. The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC), which is part of the Government, today announced the formation of the new political alliance. “This is a turning point in Sri Lanka’s Muslim political history. The ACMC …read more
The United States, India and Japan had raised concerns on the Hambantota deal with China, the Reuters news agency reported. Sri Lanka formally handed over commercial activities in its main southern port to a Chinese company on Saturday and received US$292 million out of a US$1.12 billion deal, Finance Minister Mangala …read more
By Chandra Jayaratne –
If the Fence, the Bund, the Mud, the Water and the Fertilizers, All Start Eating the Paddy! O God to whom Can the Farmer Complain?
Our Wake Up: The Village Farmers’ Tale
“Wetath, Niyarath, Goyam Ka Num, Kaata Pavasami Eh Amaruwa” is a commonly …read more
The Dubai Charity Association has laid the foundation stone for the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Village in Sri Lanka, the Emirates News Agency reported. The village, located in Al Manar area, north of Sri Lanka, is planned to accommodate 50 houses for underprivileged families, a mosque for more than …read more
The Constitutional Assembly will convene tomorrow (11) to debate on the interim report on the proposed new constitution submitted by the constitutional steering committee. MORE… …read more
Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal claimed four wickets to help Sri Lanka skittle out India for 112 in the first one-day international in Dharamsala on Sunday. Put into bat, the hosts could only survive 38.2 overs against an inspired Sri Lankan pace attack. Mahendra Singh Dhoni top-scored with a gritty 65 …read more