Mahaweli Authority employees yesterday held a protest march from their head office at Hyde Park Corner to the President’s House making a series of demands which included the rectification of salary anomalies and protection of their institution. A section of the workers taking part in the march. Pic by Kamal Bogoda

* Following request by British NGO

US institution carries out

satellite survey of Jaffna HSZ


By Shamindra Ferdinando

Sri Lanka’s primary High Security Zone (HSZ) in the Northern Peninsula has recently come under satellite surveillance consequent to a request by a UK-based NGO, namely the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice.

The Geo-spatial Technologies and Human Rights Project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science has obtained/studied high resolution satellite images of the Palaly-Kankesanturai zone.
Read More....

 

 
 

Ranil-Sajith talks on next presidential election, not positions – Kabir Hashim

test

Amidst intense speculation that Sajith Premadasa would be re-appointed Deputy Leader of the UNP, Chairman of the party Kabir Hashim said yesterday that their focus was on uniting and strengthening the party with a view to winning not only t...

SL names squad for ‘decider’ in Dambulla

At an SLC Selection Committee meeting, the following Sri Lanka cricket squad has been selected for the third and final One-day International, to be played in Dambulla on Saturday, against touring Pakistan. The three-match series ...

The tortuous search for the definition of ‘terror’

test

In contemporary times, these issues are, once again, surfacing explosively in political debate and commentary. States tend to describe their violent opponents as ‘terrorists’, and the latter characterize the...

BOC to consult foreign firm in restructuring bid

test

‘We will soon be talking to a foreign consultancy firm in order to restructure the Bank of Ceylon and raise it to truly global standards, Senior Banker and Bank of Ceylon (BOC) General Manager D M Gunasekara told the Island Financ...

 
 
 
 

Polls


What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
 
 
1995 Napier
 
 
1995 Faisalabad
 
 
1998 London Oval
 
 
2011 Durban
 
 
2006 Trent Bridge.
 
 
Total : 11910 Votes. Results
 

Announcements

 
 
animated gif
Processing Request
Please Wait...