FSP protest

Comments - 0 / July 19, 2019 08:53 am

Duminda Nagamuwa, Propaganda Secretary of the Frontline Socialist Party speaks to media during a protest rally in Colombo   ...

Student protest in Colombo

Comments - 0 / July 18, 2019 08:31 am

A protest had been organised by the Inter University Students Federation citing academic issues at the Sri Jayawardenapura university. Captured here is footage from the protest which took place in front of the University Grants Comission. ...

MPs on NCM

Comments - 0 / July 12, 2019 05:24 pm

Following the defeat of the JVP's No Confidence Motion brought against the government in Parliament, MPs expressed the following views. ...

Iraj on FB page being suspended

Comments - 0 / July 11, 2019 08:03 am

Popular music artist Iraj Weeraratne, whose Facebook page which was suspended last Friday, held a media briefing regarding the issue. Mr Weeraratne said he believed the suspension to be politically motivated.   ...

Chandana De Silva speaks to media

Comments - 0 / July 09, 2019 10:13 pm

The Ministry of Tourism Development, arranged a media briefing regarding cabinet decisions to lower airport and ground handling charges at the BIA. Chandana De Silva - Emirates Area Manager Sri Lanka/Maldives speaks to the media. ...

Chairman Johanne Jayaratne on boosting flights

Comments - 0 / July 09, 2019 07:10 pm

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority Chairman Johanne Jayaratne addresses a gathering regarding plans to lower ground handling charges in order to boost flights into the country ...

Tourism Minister John Amaratunga on 'visa on arrival'

Comments - 0 / July 09, 2019 07:06 pm

  Minister John Amaratunga tells a gathering that the visa on arrival facility for tourists will be implemented shortly. ...

Dhanushka Ramanayake speaks to media

Comments - 0 / July 09, 2019 06:33 pm

Dhanushka Ramanayake, the media secretary for the Megapolis and Western Development Ministry filed a complaint at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over certain fake Facebook accounts which had been created using his name to create a ba...

IUSF protest

Comments - 0 / July 09, 2019 06:26 pm

Police fired tear gas and water canons to disperse  Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) protestors today (July 9). Captured here is footage from the protest. ...

Minister Ranatunga on Railway strike

Comments - 0 / July 05, 2019 03:20 pm

Railway unions yesterday called off their strike immediately after Transport Minister Arjuna Ranatunga had agreed to take disciplinary action against an errant UNP trade union leader and also reinstate General Manager Railways Dilantha Fernando. ...

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