Sunethra Bandaranaike, the eldest sister of the late Anura
Bandaranaike has in a court application sought to share his estate
estimated to be worth well over a billion rupees with Chandrika
Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on the basis that Anura died intestate and they
were his sole heirs.
Papers filed by Sunethra Bandaranaike in this connection values her brother’s immovable property at over Rs. 1.1 billion.
mata himi thena denna……"
First tranche of IMF
facility by mid-April?
The government is hopeful that an IMF facility now under negotiation will be soon finalized with the first tranche of USD 1 million which is being sought available by mid-April, authoritative government sources said yesterday.
Top UN official rapped for
her "unsubstantiated allegations’’
The Sri Lankan government is on a collision course with UN High Commissioner for Refugees (OHCHR) Navanetham Pillay over what Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe and Foreign Secretary Palitha Kohona yesterday called "unsubstantiated allegations’’ on the number of civilians killed and wounded on the eastern flank, particularly in no fire zones designated by the government.