The facebook is circulating various speculations with regard to the death of a 24-year-old at a house owned by NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa.
"It was the British empire that united Ceylon into one administrative unit. Even after the Kandyan kingdom was brought under British rule in 1815, Ceylon was treated as three distinct nations ruled together. Colbrooke and Cameron decided and recommended to establish a "Unitary" Sate in 1833 and for administrative purposes, the country was demarcated into five provinces" said Sumanthiran yesterday (27) speaking at the screening of the award winning Tamil film "Deepan" at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.
Foreign Minister Mr. Mangala Samaraweera and Indonesian Foreign Minister Madam Retno Marsudi agreed on Wednesday (26 October) to take forward several initiatives on the bilateral political and economic fronts and also strengthen cooperation within IORA as well as international fora with a view to elevate the relationship. The two Ministers met in Bali, Indonesia on the eve of the 16th Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday took the business community to task, warning the private sector of a wakeup call in the Budget 2017. However, he assured they would be supported as much as possible by consistent policies with proposals that would improve the business environment and foster growth. Speaking at a CEO’s Breakfast Meeting organised by the Sri Lanka-Philippines Business Council, the Finance Minister urged the private sector to be proactive in investing and expanding their businesses.
Shocked by the wanton killing of two undergraduates by Sri Lanka police in the northern town of Jaffna, a group of university teachers around the country have called upon the government to dismantle all surveillance teams established during the war and disarm the police force.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (27) received a final investigation report into alleged fraud and corruption in Rakna Lanka security firm that had given a floating armoury project to Avant Garde.