Month: October 2012
Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Hon. Neomal Perera, made an official visit to the Czech Republic from 24-27 October 2012 for annual bilateral consultations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The Deputy Minister met with his counterpart Hon. Thomas Dub and senior officials of the Czech Republic on 26th October 2012,…
ASP Shani Abeysekera representing the CID submitted that the Attorney General would conclude investigations regarding Duminda Silva very soon, and a comprehensive report would be submitted to courts on the findings of the murder. He stated that he held several rounds of discussions in this regard with the Attorney General on October 16 and 26….
The Mahanayakes of the Asgiriya and Malwatte Chapters have called for the repeal of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. The Mahanayakes said all should join hands by putting aside all party differences to scrap the Provincial Council system, which is causing divisions and is detrimental to the well being of the country….
The price of a 450 g of loaf of bread would be increased by Rs.2 with effect from midnight today, the All Ceylon Bakery Owners’ Asscoaition Chairman N.K.Jayawardana said. The decision to increase the prices of all bakery products including the bread has been taken following the price hike of wheat flour last Friday….
By Shenali Waduge What do Sambanthan, Premachandran, Senathirajah and Sreetharan all have in common? Apart from being partners of an unregistered alliance called the Tamil National Alliance, they are all former mouthpieces of the separatist agenda and they continue to be the obstacle to allowing people to start life afresh as that would mean an…
Sharmila Tagore was on Thursday awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts by the Edinburgh Napier University for her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. The university’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Dame Joan Stringer, hailed her as an “excellent ambassador’ for Indian culture.”…
Onlanka News – By Janaka Alahapperuma (Pix by: Sudath Silva) The first copy of the book titled Amaraneeya Nayakayek-Gamini Dissanayake Puranavalokanaya (Leader Par Excellence, Gamini Dissanayake – Reminiscences) published to mark the 18th death anniversary of Gamini Dissanayake being presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees by Srima Dissanayake and her son State Management…
“Women should take the lead in conserving energy for the future generation” says Sri Lanka’s First Lady at WEF in Dubai
Onlanka News – By Janaka Alahapperuma (Pix by:Lalith Welivitigoda) Sri Lanka’s First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa said that women should take the lead in conserving energy for the future generation to make sustainable development a reality. “As women we should make a vital contribution to protect energy on behalf of the sustainable development for the posterity”….
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