Day: June 19, 2018

Hearing of Galagodatte Gnanasara Thera’s appeal postponed

Homagama Magistrate’s Court today postponed the hearing of the appeal made by Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera till 2 p.m June 22.

Trump raises stakes in trade war with China with tariffs on another $200 billion goods

The White House said Monday evening that if China goes through with its promise to retaliate against the US tariffs announced last week, the United States will impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Outgoing UNHR Chief commends Sri Lanka

Outgoing UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein yesterday commended Sri Lanka and several other countries for hosting at least five visits by thematic mandates in the last five years.

We remain afraid of Rajapaksas – Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

Excerpts from an interview with Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam:

Home should be secure place for child – President

The home should be transformed into the safest and most secure place for the child generation which formed the life blood of the nation, President Maithripala Sirisena said.