Day: January 21, 2018

Kataragama shooting incident :58 protesters arrested

58 persons including 13 women have been arrested as police fired tear gas to disperse violent protesters in Kataragama.

Udayanga says he acquired assets legitimately with funds earned overseas

Sri Lanka’s former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, says the Yahapalanaya government is trying to foist allegations of “acquiring properties illegally” against him as a ploy to eclipse the truth at a time an election is around the corner.

Gone like a shot: Why did Sri Lanka reinstate alcohol ban for women?

Even in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia, women will finally get the right to drive cars this year. Compare that to Sri Lanka, where women recently won the right to buy a drink at a bar – or rather had won it, until it was revoked just days later.