Month: November 2011
UNP MP Buddhika Pathirana said that the examiination papers for the term tests in some of the schools in the Matara district had been released to the students prior to the exam, while some students have been made to participate at a cricket match in the midst of examinations….
Onlanka News – By Janaka Alahapperuma (Pix by: Sudath Silva) Ananda College, Sri Lanka’s premier Buddhist School, turned 125 years on 31 October 2011, and celebrated its historic anniversary under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the school premises yesterday on 29 November. Having maintained its pristine glory for 124 years, Ananda College stepped…
Soon after opening the first expressway in the country, connecting the capital Colombo with the southern port city of Galle on Sunday, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has begun spadework on the next infrastructure project: An expressway linking the capital with the Tamil-dominated Jaffna….
An opposition party in Sri Lanka that supported the government’s war against the Tamil Tigers has called for an investigation into alleged war crimes. Somawansa Amerasinghe, the leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says it supports the recent statement by the defence secretary that accountability will be addressed by the government if needed….
A UNP National List Parliamentarian says the government, through the budget is looking to build bridges than the people. He said the government had failed to increase the salaries of professionals and therefore is at the risk of losing the managerial class. Eran Wickramaratne, MP speaks to The Nation about the UNP stance on the…
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