Friday, 29 June 2018 - 13:07 Rohana Wijeweera's wife goes to Court of Appeal 1,955 Views Wife of JVP founder Rohana Wijeweera, who was missing after arrest during 89/90 insurgency, filed a case at Appeal Court asking to produce or release him.  
Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 14:34 Speaker signs 'Act' on SAITM students 1,052Views The Act which was recently passed in parliament transferring 982 SAITM medical students to Kotelawala Defence University has been signed by the Speaker.The Speaker's Office announced with this the new Act will become a law. The Act was passed in...
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and North Western Development has decided to revise the method of issuing visas. Minister S. B. Navinna said that this decision was taken, taking into consideration the problems that had cropped up due to the previous method which had not been updated for a significant...
Sri Lanka has improved five places in the latest Global Peace Index.Last year, Sri Lanka was ranked at 72 and it has improved to 67 this year. The report ranked 163 countries based on how peaceful they are. The ranking is determined by 23 factors, which include murder rate, political terror,...
HIRU Shraddhabhiwandana programme organized by Asia Broadcasting Corporation to celebrate Poson Poya is now being held at historical sacred Kataragama Kirivehera premises.The ceremony began early this morning with the participation of a large number of devotees. Hundreds and thousands of devotees observed Ata Sil. In addition, an ordaining ceremony was held...
Courtesy of Natasha Panduwawala Seventeen-year-old Natasha Panduwawala is on a mission, preparing a shipment of walkers, canes and crutches.Their final destination is more than 8,000 miles away in Sri Lanka. Panduwawala, from Cordova, Maryland, has been to Sri Lanka many times to visit family, but last year it was different. She shipped...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) By Prof.Sasanka Perera/The Island Ven. Endaruwe Upali, Deputy Chief Priest of the Asgiriya Chapter in the Buddhist ecclesiastical order, is in the news. But it is not for his knowledge of the Dhamma or for the erudite delivery of a sermon worthy of Buddhism's timeless appeal or...
Much of Teplitz’s career has been in administration, including stints as special assistant to the assistant secretary for administration and as a program analyst in the Bureau of Administration. ( June 26, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Alaina B. Teplitz, a career Foreign Service officer who has served as ambassador...
Afghanistan and Syria ranked 2nd and 3rd in the survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia ( June 26, 2018, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The proposal to present smart tabs to school children was presented to the cabinet of ministers once again on Tuesday (June 26). The cabinet convened under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena, following the meeting several Ministers expressed their views. According to Minister Sarath Fonseka, an...
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