Day: February 16, 2017

Jailed Sasikala wins, proxy Palanisawami to take oath today

Hours after E Palaniswami met with TN Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to ask that he be made Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, he’s been invited for a follow-on session.



Union action if SAITM not addressed – State Medical faculties

The Presidents of the Faculty of Medical Teachers Associations of the eight medical faculties under the University Grants Commission says it will launch a trade union action if the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine or SAITM issue is not identified as a threat to free education.



Sri Lanka beat PM XI in T20 series warmup

CANBERRA, Australia: Opener Upul Tharanga hit an unbeaten 47 and Vikum Sanjaya captured three wickets as Sri Lanka beat a Prime Minister’s XI by five wickets in their Twenty20 series warmup in Canberra on Wednesday.



Cabinet approves 1,000 new buses for SLTB

The Cabinet of Ministers approved a proposal made by Transport and Civil aviation Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva to purchase 1, 000 new buses for the Sri Lank Transport Board.



Exclusive: China ‘Silk Road’ project in Sri Lanka delayed as Beijing toughens stance

China will delay a planned $1.1 billion investment in a port on its modern-day “Silk Road” until Sri Lanka clears legal and political obstacles to a related project