Gemi Diriya workers’ satyagraha continues

Ex- employees of Gemi Diriya, a project conducted by the former Economic Development Ministry held a ‘Satyagraha’ in front of Sethsiripaya yesterday (22) for the fourth consecutive day to protest against the sacking of 350 employees.
Pics by Kamal Bogoda

Lightning transfers for ten senior cops after Jaffna mayhem

By Norman Palihawadana and Madura Ranwala

Ten police officers serving in the Jaffna peninsula have been transferred with immediate effect with the approval of the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Order and Christian Affairs, subsequent to Wednesday’s violent protests there over the abduction, gang rape and killing of 18-year-old schoolgirl, S. Vinidya.


‘Can a person who has renounced SL nationality be appointed CB Governor’


Former External Affairs Minister Prof G. L. Peiris said yesterday that the government owed an explanation to the people regarding the appointment of a person who had repudiated his Sri Lankan nationality, as the Governor of the Central Bank. ...

Vadamarachchi – Was President JR a traitor?


Several questions arose in my mind while reading the opening paragraphs of K.M. de Silva’s Sri Lanka and the Defeat of the LTTE (2012). In May 1987 the armed forces led by General Cyril Ranatunge routed the LTTE at Vadamarachchi, and Prabhakaran...

Research-led investment report on SL to reach 246 Fortune 500 companies


Two hundred and forty six of the Fortune 500 companies have agreed to purchase the investment and economic report on Sri Lanka which will be released at the end of the year, Country Director - Oxford Business Group (OBG), Ms. Brooke Butler told the ...

Schools sprinter Rumeshika, veteran Wijekoon make it to Asian Championship team


St. Joseph’s Balika, Kegalle sprinter Rumeshika Ratnayake and men’s 1,500 metres record holder Chaminda Wijekoon are among six new athletes included in the Sri Lanka team for the forthcoming Asian Athletics Championships. Sprinter...



Which Sri Lankan cricketer should be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame first?
Duleep Mendis
Arjuna Ranatunga
Aravinda de Silva
Sanath Jayasuriya
Muttiah Muralitharan
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