20 January 2019
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People are now aware how Gotabaya acted with regard to the drug business - Karu

karu jaya'People are now aware how Gotabaya acted with regard to the drug business in the country'said by Hon. Karu Jayasuriya,Minister Of Public Administration, Local Government And Democratic Governance in the press statement issued yesterday(30).


Coal bid runs into fresh controversy

coal power plantThe fifty billion rupee per year tender to supply coal to the Lakvijaya Power Plant in Norochcholai for three years has run into fresh controversy, with the chairman of the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) reportedly refusing to chair the technical committee for the spot tender scheduled for August 13, Daily Mirror learns.


A fleeting opportunity to save the world’s lions

lionAn American dentist has made headlines for brutally shooting down a gentle lion named Cecil.

But his despicable act has given us a fleeting opportunity to save the world’s lions.


Second school term ends today

studentsGovernment school ends its second term today the 30th. The third term will begin on 31st of August. However the education ministry announced the schools which are used for advanced level examination centers would start again on the 9th of September.

Shantha Bandara resigns from his Ministerial position

shantha bandaraReports reaching us confirm that Kurunegala district MP Shantha Bandara and former deputy minister of media has decided to resign from the Good Governance. He told this today 30th by convening a media communique from his party office at Dambadeniya.

A good future for the national Rupavahini

somarathna dissanayakaThe workers of the National Rupavahini assert that their institution would have a better future from the 3rd of next month. The national Rupavahini became the

China's Sri Lankan Port Ambitions Persist

port cityChina Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of the state-owned China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), has proposed the construction of new facilities

Ranawaka calls on Tamils to integrate with Sinhalese

champika ranawakaJathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) leader Patali Champika Ranawaka on Wednesday called upon Sri Lankan Tamils to integrate themselves with the majority Sinhalese community.
In an interview with The Hindu, Mr. Ranawaka said the 30-year-old Ealam War has deteriorated the socio-economic development of the Tamil community in Sri Lanka.

The CM of the Northern Provincial Council visit to the UK

appgftThe APPG for Tamils was delighted to receive an update from the Chief Minister, Justice CV Wigneswaran of the Northern Provincial Council on an invitation from the Chair of the APPG for Tamils, James Berry MP.
Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem MPs attended the meeting and discussed post war justice, reconstruction and

Ravi’s transfer cancelled!

policeThe transfer of DIG in charge of the CID Ravi Seneviratne that was due to take place last week has been cancelled, say CID sources.


Tony Blair to arrive in Sri Lanka on Aug. 11!

tony cheryFormer British prime minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie and the two sons are due to arrive in Sri Lanka on August 11, said sources at the foreign affairs ministry’s protocol division.


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