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Train approaching Kelaniya railway station yesterday morning a few hours before railway workers called off their week long strike. (pic by Nishan S. Priyantha)

New Constitution making process on track

Debate on six subcommittees to be followed by final report to CA


The Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly would prepare its final report, containing constitutional proposals following a debate on recommendations made by six sub committees that dealt with fundamental rights, judiciary, law and order, public finance, public service and centre-periphery relations, Steering Committee member and MP Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne told The Island yesterday.

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Trains roll on

The Railways trade unions have called off their week long strike yesterday (13) following a discussion with the Cabinet sub-committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena.Railway Drivers’ Union Secretary Indika Dodangoda told The Island...

Sri Lanka back to square one after Rohit double

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Any hopes of Sri Lanka recording their maiden series win in India have to wait as captain Rohit Sharma smashed a stunning double hundred to help his team to a comprehensive 141 run win here in Mohali in the second ODI yesterday. It was Rohit’s th...

A lesson from Nepal on managing militancy

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It is to the former ‘religious state’ and monarchy, Nepal, that the world now needs to turn, to take a lesson on how to manage militant violence against the state or ‘terror’, as some Sri Lankans insist on calling it. As this is...

    Vacillating demand for Com Bank shares

    The stocks of Commercial Bank that boosted the market the previous day due to heavy foreign buying came down yesterday due to less foreign investor participation. Commercial Bank being the third largest company in the Colombo Stock Exchange depreciated...

     
     
     
     
     
     
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