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The first twin elephants recorded in Sri Lanka have been sighted in the Minneriya National Park, Wildlife Conservation Department sources say. They said the calves were between 3 and 4 weeks old. Wildlife officials and researcher Dr. Sumith Pilapitiya have reported the presence of the twin elephants in the park

CC member all out to foil

SLPP’s bid to secure 2/3


Project to save 19 A:

By Shamindra Ferdinando

Constitutional Council member, Attorney-At-Law Javed Yusuf, yesterday (8) threw his weight behind a fresh initiative by civil society grouping, Freedom: People’s Collective project, to prevent the ruling SLPP from securing a two-thirds majority to abolish the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

Addressing a group of civil society activists at the New Town Hall,



TNA needs at least 20 seats to make meaningful representation


Former TNA MP S. Sritharan said the Illankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK)-led grouping needed at least 20 seats in the next Parliament to represent the Tamil community in a meaningful way. The TNA contests Northern and Eastern electoral districts.

Did top cops cover up Mendis hit and run? 


Senior police officers may have been involved in covering up the true story of the fatal accident caused by Sri Lanka Test cricketer Kusal Mendis, informed sources told The Island. Mendis’ Rs. 44 million Range Rover knocked a 64-year-old man on h...

Did Expert Committee use similar standards in evaluating MCC and Port City loans?


Sri Lanka has at least US Dollars one and a half billion (USD $1.5B) debt repayment due later this year and both the status of the global economy in the Covid-19 environment and our own vulnerabilities caused by the pandemic, namely the total curtailme...

AIA’s Stuart A. Spencer named one of the 50 most influential and purposeful marketers in the Asia-Pacific region


AIA’s Group Chief Marketing Officer, Stuart A. Spencer, has been recognised as one of the 50 most influential and purposeful marketers in the region for the second year running. He was named on the ‘Asia-Pacific Power List 2020’ by Ca...

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