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Former Colombo Deputy Mayor Azath Salley who shot to fame as a result of his arrest, today said President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the ideal person to bring about proper peace and reconciliation.
Mr. Salley told a news conference that President Rajapaksa’s own family comprised members of different…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 19, 2013 at 11:51pm
It would be an insult to the war heroes who sacrificed their lives for their motherland if we gave into international pressure and held Provincial Council (PC) elections in the North, Technology and Atomic Energy Minister Champika Ranawaka said.
Speaking at the 4th anniversary of the Sri Lankan War…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 19, 2013 at 11:50pm
UNP MP Sajith Premadasa says instead of acquiring a brand new fleet of super luxury vehicles for the use of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2013), the government should obtain them from those who owned such vehicles for the duration of the summit.
Posted by Editor on May 19, 2013 at 11:49pm
Petroleum Industries Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa yesterday said that if PV Oil Singapore came up with a fresh satisfactory proposal the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) would purchase gas oil from the same company in the future.
Minister Yapa told The Island that at the start,…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 19, 2013 at 11:47pm
According to local reports one navy officer went missing after a Navy boat capsized during the 4th Anniversary to mark the victory over the war waged against Tiger rebels.
An extravagant military parade was staged at the Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lankan President as Commander in Chief was the Chief…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 18, 2013 at 11:54pm
Gota checks with GL
Calls for wide-ranging consultations on 13A
Having consulted External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday afternoon, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa told The Sunday Island that contrary to media…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 18, 2013 at 11:53pm
UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said yesterday that it was only after party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe gave a public assurance to establish a law-abiding, just society devoid of violence, corruption and malpractices in 2014 that many eminent astrologers have come out with…Continue
Posted by Editor on May 18, 2013 at 11:51pm
PUC reneges on its promises:
With the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the regulatory body giving the green to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) yesterday, to go for an electricity tariff hike with effect from April 12, the domestic users will have to pay some 68 per cent more on their monthly electricity…Continue
Posted by Editor on April 18, 2013 at 2:02am
The latest electricity tariff hike was a heartless move and it would hit the low income households hard with medium to long term negative development consequences, the UNP said yesterday.
While it was true that the CEB losses must be reduced to ease the pressure on the Treasury and slow down the massive…Continue
Posted by Editor on April 18, 2013 at 2:01am
SLFP organizer for the Batticaloa electorate Arun Tambimuttu yesterday said that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) would never have backed retired Gen. Sarath Fonseka’s candidature at the last presidential poll in January 2010, had it been convinced the army massacred Tamil civilians on the Vanni east front…Continue
Posted by Editor on April 18, 2013 at 2:00am