Day: April 4, 2017

CEB unions threaten to plunge entire country into darkness

The entire country is likely to face a 24-hour power cut from midnight tomorrow due to a strike by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) workers, who are demanding the rectification of their salary anomalies.

Sri Lanka cannot begin to heal until justice is delivered to victims – Amnesty International

Sri Lanka will not break with its violent past until it reckons with the cruel history of enforced disappearance and delivers justice to as many as 100,000 families who have spent years waiting for it, Amnesty International said in a new report.

Smart IDs coming by end of June

The Department of Registration of Persons has taken steps to issue smart Identity Cards by the end of June replacing the ordinary identity card


Financial records of eight political parties released by the Elections Commissioner through a RTI request put forward by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), has shown the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to be the most financially secure and asset rich party among the main political parties.