UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe mobbed by young autograph hunters at a private tuition class conducted by popular teacher of Sinhala language and literature, Upul Shantha Sannasagala, at Rotary Hall in Nugegoda yesterday.
Pic by Saman Abeysiriwardena

CJ withdraws from Golden Key case

Decision due to intervenient’s disagreement

By Chitra Weerarathne

Chief Justice Mohan Peiris has decided against hearing the fundamental rights violation application filed by the Golden Key depositors. He made his decision known when the case was called for mention, before the Supreme Court yesterday.

The counsel for the petitioner and the respondent pleaded with him to hear and complete the good work so far done by him...



JVP leader has close shave


JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake had a narrow escape when the double cab he was travelling in collided head-on with an on-coming tipper truck at Holipitiya on the Horana–Ratnapura road yesterday around 11.30 a.m. Following preliminary treatmen...

Proteas regain number one rank after SSC draw


There were terrific scenes at SSC yesterday as South Africa’s tail-enders fought hard to earn a well-deserved draw in the second Test against Sri Lanka and that gave them their first series win on Sri Lankan soil in 21 years. South Africa came in...

Street Justice Vs Queen’s Justice


We live in a cheaters’ paradise. Often the cheater, the embezzler, is rewarded for his crime. Women who cannot find suitors often get caught to young handsome men who reply their advertisements, or receive responses to their own advertisements an...

SEC sounds stockbrokers on lending rates on credit extension

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), has called on stockbrokers to align their lending rates on credit extension with the policy rates prescribed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. This is in view of the fact that the ‘Ave...



What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
1995 Napier
1995 Faisalabad
1998 London Oval
2011 Durban
2006 Trent Bridge.
Total : 11232 Votes. Results


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