Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan of TMVP hands over list of 100 names provided by the UNICEF of suspected Child soldiers held by the TMVP to DIG Trincomalee (North) Ananda Hettiarachchi after rejecting claims of holding child soldiers. He wants the police to probe the matter. Pic by Amadoru Amarajeewa
In the face of dwindling foreign reserves and a global financial meltdown, some economists have warned of a major crisis ahead for Sri Lanka. But Sri Lanka’s Central Bank scoffs at their prediction. Do you believe Sri Lanka’s economy is strong enough to face any crisis?
For those of you who are country music fans, here is good news….The ever popular ‘Country Roads’ concert, that much looked-forward-to annual show is around the corner. What’s more, it will be Sri Lanka’s first ever Country-western and folk themed outdoor acoustic concert.
It is ironic that a liquor baron should retrieve the honour of India's revered prohibitionist. This happened a few days ago at Washington where the auction house, Antiquorum, put on the block Mahatma Gandhi's five personal items-
Plans to reacquire Sri Lankan archaeological and religious artifacts housed in foreign museums are underway after the government approved a proposal by Urban Development and Sacred Area Development Minister Dinesh Gunawardene.
The Government could no longer keep it under wraps. Last week it was forced to make public that it was going in for a huge IMF loan. The IMF, known as the Siamese-twin of the World Bank, has been berated by generations of left-wing politicians
After a prolonged period of denying that the country’s foreign exchange reserves were inadequate, the government has suddenly turned to the IMF for a stand-by facility of US$ 1.9 billion. For quite sometime now the Central Bank
“On November 16 last year at Akkarayankulam, just before entering Kilinochchi town, we had 215 casualties coming in throughout the day,” recalled Major Sanjeeva Dodangoda, a medical officer who was serving at an Advanced Dressing Station (ADS).
The true Thomian grit prevailed at the Sinhalese Sports Club Grounds yesterday, as the lads from Mt. Lavinia led by that miracle worker Faahim Saleem halted the Royal victory charge with a clever display of patience at the crease.
The Portuguese governor sought permission to build a fortress in Colombo. After consulting his ministers, King Dharma Parakramabahu gave his consent. When the Muslims heard this, they were disturbed and they started protesting.
Any disposal of assets including real estate by the Ceylinco Conslidated Group will need the prior approval of the Mount Lavinia Chief Magistrate’s Court following a ruling on Wednesday that the Golden Key Credit
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