Former MP Hirunika Premachandra is raising questions about the attempt by government agencies to enrich the beach at Mount Lavinia saying it will impact the local fishermen adversely.
Sri Lanka stocks down 0.10 percent at close on Tuesday dragged by Ceylon Cold Stores but index heavy John Keells gained while the rupee closed firmer at 186.85/186.00 to the US dollar in the spot market, dealers and brokers said.
The Supreme Court has refused leave to proceed for all 8 Fundamental Rights petitions that challenged the June 20 poll date and the continuation of the dissolution of Parliament without a functioning parliament for more than 3 months.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants to put a stop to criminal activities operated by underworld kingpins from within prison walls, a statement from the Presidential Secretariat said.
Unrest and rioting in cities throughout the United States, the world’s largest economy and one of its richest, have been going on now for a week. Protests have taken place in at least 75 cities and have reached the gates of the White House.By Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council
Questions are being raised over a door-to-door survey being conducted by Police in the City of Colombo and its suburbs of residents and the collection of personal data by officers accompanied by unidentified civiliansBy Arjuna Ranawana
Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council