Day: October 15, 2018

Parami Wasanthi wins Bronze at Youth Olympics

Athlete Parami Wasanthi has become the first Youth Olympic medal winner for Sri Lanka, winning the women’s 2000m steeplechase bronze medal in the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Sri Lanka’s Jayasuriya charged by ICC with breaching anti-corruption code

Sri Lanka’s former chair of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with two breaches of its anti-corruption code.

Reveal information on corrupted ministers – Mahinda

The country is rapidly deteriorating today, said former President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing an event in Kosgama, yesterday (14).

How many politicians can truthfully say they are clean?: President

President Maithripala Sirisena while speaking to a gathering in Mahara on Saturday (13) wanted to know how many politicians dare to come up on stage and say they are clean and that they do not plunder the wealth of the people and charged that such politicians were scarce these days.

Duty free vehicle importation causes Rs. 16 billion loss to Government

The Court of appeal will be announcing its decision on the 30th of November with regard to the large-scale fraud which allegedly took place by misusing duty-free permits given to the heads of organizations and state employees.

Wiggie calls on TNA to demand release of Tamil political prisoners

Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Vigneswaran has called upon the TNA to demand the release of all Tamil political prisoners, as a condition to lend its support to the Government during the forthcoming Budget.

Gotabhaya should be JO’s choice – Bandula

Top Joint Opposition spokesman Bandula Gunawardena yesterday said that wartime Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa should be their presidential candidate at the 2019 national election.