The Mahinda Rajapaksa ground in Diyagama, Homagama has been allocated the same concession offered by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) under the R1 head to places of religious worship.
The Irrigation Ministry Secretary Ivan Silva has decided to assign the project of constructing irrigation bunds in the Kalu Ganga Project to his friends, sources from the Irrigation Ministry said.
They slept terrified in the fields, watching their homes burn through the night. And when they returned on Wednesday, nothing was left but smoldering ash and debris.
Any student affected due to repeated alteration of advance level results and violation of court orders may seek compensation from the Additional secretary responsible for university admissions. UGC failed to inform students changes made on method of university admissions prior to the examinations.
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has last week lost his cool with a Buddhist monk who has received a land in the Biyagama area in the Gampaha District from Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
The destruction of Mattala continues unabated to appease the hunger for power of the Royal family and its lackeys in the Hambantota District.
What exactly is New Delhi working on after voting for the second time with the US sponsored resolution at the UNHRC Sessions in Geneva, to diffuse separatist Thamilean agitations and tensions in Tamil Nadu ? TN politics funded and backed by different Tamil Diaspora groups, will not lie low though subdued for now, on their demand for a separate Tamil Eelam in N-E SL. Congress as a political party can not afford to get totally submerged in such extremist and separatist politics in TN or elsewhere.
The issue of access to land remains critical issues in Sri Lanka. The civil war that ravaged the country for thirty years ended in May 2009 with more than 300,000 persons left internally displaced. Currently, the State is allocating new land to those who are being relocated to new areas, while those who were in possession of lands are reclaiming their lands.
The Queen is set to get conflicting advice on attending November's Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka as divisions within the organisation grow between member governments over human rights abuses in the host country.
News is spilling in from across our sources in Burma regarding a new development of violence against Muslims. Following on from yesterday's Rakhine Commission Report, sustained violence has spread to Oak Kan township in Bagu division, two hours North of Rangoon.
There has been a surge of indignation among human rights groups over the staging of the summit in Colombo. On Friday, the Canadian Foreign Minister broke ranks with fellow members of a Commonwealth steering committee, saying he was "appalled" that the CHOGM would be taking place in Sri Lanka.
The 1st of May is an important day for Trade Unions. It is a day when the rights of the working people are celebrated and where the battles that were fought to protect the rights and dignity of working people all over the world are celebrated and remembered.
Economists have said that inflation would hit the sensitive double-digit sooner than later due to the fuel and electricity price hikes.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is to present a list of names of mission persons in the Northern Province.
The National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) has reportedly purchased sophisticated equipment to tap mobile and land phones, sources from the NIB said.