President Mahinda Rajapaksa greeting nurses at a function held at Temple Trees on Saturday (Oct 18), where he was given a gift. (pic by Sudath Silva)

Presidential Election

UNP will stage ‘Show of Force’ in Colombo next week – Harin

In preparation for the forthcoming presidential election, the UNP has summoned those in charge of polling booths countrywide to Colombo. They’ll converge at Hyde Park on October 28 afternoon, in accordance with the main Opposition party’s overall strategy meant to be what newly appointed Deputy National Organizer, Harin Fernando called a ‘show of force’.




EU ban on Tigers lifted to influence Tamil voters at next presidential election –  Wimal


Following last week’s ruling by the General Court of the European Union that the proscription of the LTTE should be reversed, National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa alleged that the move was meant to ensure UNP presidential candidat...

Kapil Dev tips Sri Lanka to win World Cup


World Cup winning former Indian captain Kapil Dev has tipped Sri Lanka to win next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in New Zealand and Australia. The former great was part of a discussion that India Today hosted titled ‘"Seven Wonders:...

ATC – The unheralded men who police the sky


The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was on a visit to Sri Lanka and on the 7th of September he joined President Mahinda Rajapakse to open a new stage in the Katunayake International Airport. A long time ago, 1939 to be precise, 40,000 coconut trees ...

    Malaysian finance house looking to lend to local SMEs


    SME Factors (SMEF), one of Malaysia’s leading receivables financing houses announced the expansion of its services into Sri Lanka at a press conference held at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo last Wednesday. Exim Bank Malaysia representatives were...



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