Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said China, Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia and Israel were the countries that supplied military equipment in the fight against terrorism at that time whereas India
The body of a 12-year-old girl, believed to have been a victim of last Sunday's Payagala boat tragedy, has also been found washed ashore early yesterday morning in the Katukurunda area, Police said.
President Maithripala Sirisena said he has given instructions to the Inspector General of Police to pay special attention to prevent inhuman ragging in universities carried out by a minority group of students in order to interrupt the education of the majority of students.
Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga’s allegations that war widows face sexual exploitation by members of the army among others should be condemned publically by President Maithripala Sirisena,
The Indonesian Government assured today (23) to render its fullest support to Sri Lanka’s future development activities, especially railway services.
A number of vehicle registration files had been allegedly removed by a former Commissioner Administration at the Department of Motor Traffic (DMT), Commissioner General A.H.K. Jagath Chandrasiri said.
UPFA General Secretary and Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said today that his party could consider JNP leader Wimal Weerawansa's request to operate as an independent party,
if a written request was made to that effect.It was later learnt that the request letter of Mr. Weerawansa was dispatched to the UPFA General Secretary. "Many of these parties contest from the political parties which have a vote base during elections but later go on their own. It possible to see the real strength of these parties if they contest an election on their own" he said earlier, adding that Mr. Weerawansa should have informed the UPFA about his party's operate as an independent party instead of making a request from the Speaker (Daily mirror)
A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) electoral organisers was held at the President’s House yesterday.
Confident of arriving at a political solution acceptable for all concerned, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that the country was now at a critical juncture to achieve lasting reconciliation among all ethnic communities.