Day: June 4, 2018

‘100-day’ prepared by those supported Maithri, not only UNP: Harin

The 100-day programme was not a part of the UNP manifesto but a policy document which was prepared and marketed by those who supported the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena for the presidency, UNP Spokesman and Publicity Unit Chief Harin Fernando said today.



Sri Lanka increases efforts to attract more Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka’s Tourism Minister John Amaratunga recently held talks with China’s tourism and airline officials to encourage more Chinese visitors to the country, local media reported Sunday.



Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

Sri Lanka all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father’s funeral, officials said on Monday.



Cause for the viral flu spreading across Southern Province identified

The Influenza A virus has been identified as the cause for the spreading virus flu in the South, the Medical Research Institute announced.



Keerthi asks Aloysius to name beneficiaries of PTL largesse

Director of the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) Executive, Keerthi Tennakoon, yesterday handed over a letter to Perpetual Treasuries (Pvt) Ltd (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius and its former CEO Kasun Palisena, through Welikada prison officials, requesting them to reveal the names of politicians who had received money from PTL.



Speaker to name MP’s who phoned Aloysius

The list of MPs who have had telephone conversations with former Perpetual Treasuries beneficiary owner Arjun Aloysius will be tabled in Parliament this week, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said.