Prasanna Ranatunga

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:53 pm

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga addresses the media at a final press conference before the impending dissolution of the council...

Milk powder shortage

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:51 pm

Interview with Consumer Affairs Authority DG on the present milk powder shortage....

'Super Fighter Season 1′

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:48 pm

Newsfirst/MTV/MBC in partnership with MAS Holdings launched the "Super Fighter Season 1″ reality sports programme. It is the first "reality sports show" launched on Sri Lankan television, youngsters with raw talent will be given an opportunity ...

Sinhala Ravaya group protest outside PM's office

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:44 pm

The Sinhala Ravaya group were protesting outside the Prime Minister's office demanding his resignation. They held a protest march from the Vihara Mahadevi park to the PM's office at Flower road. Captured here are scenes from the protest...

Cabraal on the Central Bank Road Map for 2014

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:43 pm

At a high-level discussion on the recently-released Central Bank Road Map for 2014, Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal attempted to highlight the salient points of the policy document....

Grade Five scholarship program

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:39 pm

Inter University Students Federation members today said they are against the decision to change the Grade Five scholarship program and said they would fight against it....

55th annual convention of the UNP

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:32 pm

The 55th annual convention of the UNP was held at Sirikotha attended by UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and many other party seniors   ...

Association of Self Employees protest

Comments - 0 / April 22, 2014 01:30 pm

The Association of Self Employees held a protest today at the Fort Railway station against a smear campaign which they claimed was being carried out by a break away group...

Cricketers in Parliament

Comments - 0 / April 21, 2014 04:56 pm


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