Police tear gassed and baton-charged a gorup of Higher National Diploma of Accountancy students of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education who marched from the Fort Railway station to the Ministry of Higher Education at Ward Place where they climbed the walls and damaged public property yesterday.

Tissa citing UNP-MS secret

agreement cries betrayal

Former UNP General Secretary and Health Minister Tissa Attanayake yesterday told the media in Colombo that the UNP and opposition common candidate Maithripala Sirisena had, in an undisclosed pact signed on Nov. 1, 2014, agreed to implement all UNHRC recommendations as regards Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes and fully cooperate with the international community for that purpose.

Minister Attanayake said he had documentary proof to substantiate his claim. He distributed among journalists copies of what he called the secret agreement between Sirisena and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. (See the image of the document.)




Bathiudeen quits Govt, backs Sirisena


Leader of the All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) and Industry and Commerce Minister Rishard Bathiudeen yesterday quit the government and pledged the support of his party to the National Democratic Front (NDF) Presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena....

Rookie SL bowlers shine in drawn match


Sri Lankan rookie off-spinner and seamer were the major movers and shakers on the second and final day of the drawn warm-up match in Queenstown, as they claimed three wickets apiece to help reduce the New Zealand Chairman’s XI to 125 all out. ...

A sustainable energy policy


Sri Lanka is becoming increasingly dependent on the purchase of fossil energy to maintain the current pace of development, a consequence of an ingrained bureaucracy accustomed to kickbacks for the import of fossil sources of energy, corrupting every in...

Hayleys Advantis signs JV in Yangon with Kusuhara Japan and Sedate Myanmar


Hayleys Advantis, the Transportation and Logistics arm of diversified blue-chip conglomerate Hayleys Group, entered into a joint venture in Myanmar with Kusuhara Transportation Company Limited of Japan and Myanmar Sedate Shipping & Logistic...



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