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Sagala sees need for complete system overhaul

The country needed a complete systems’ overhaul to ensure that the youth of the nation had a brighter future and it was the responsibility of the President and the Prime Minister to do so, Minister of Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development, Sagala Ratnayaka said at the closing ceremony …

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UNP May Day rally in Kurunegala on May 7

United National Party (UNP) will hold its May Day rally this year at the in Kurunegala on May 07, UNP MP Kavinda Jayawardena said. This year May Day rallies and labor day celebrations Sri Lanka will be held on the 7th of May instead of May 1 due to the …

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Four more including ex-soldier arrested over Kandy violence

Four more suspects including a former army soldier have been arrested in connection with the recent incidents of violence in Kandy. They were arrested on suspicion by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), he said. Several suspects including one of the main instigators Amith Jeewan Weerasinghe are currently in remand custody …

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SL asylum seeking applications to UK on the decline

The number of applications made by Sri Lankans seeking asylum in the UK has been reduced relatively in the recent years, the British Government said. This was revealed according to data presented by Baroness Williams of Trafford who is the Minister of State, Home Department in response to a question …

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UNP to study reform reports from April 05

The reports of the three committees appointed by the United National Party (UNP), on party reforms and way forward, would be studied beginning from April 05, UNP MP and Chairman of the National Youth Front, Kavinda Jayawardana said yesterday told the media.   “We could only get about 30% of …

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Udayanga’s FR petition fixed for support on May 11

The Supreme Court yesterday fixed for support on May 11, the fundamental rights violation petition filed by Udayanga Weeratunga, former Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Ukraine, requesting the Supreme Court to revoke the warrant issued by the Magistrate to arrest him.   He is at present under arrest in Dubai. …

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