Day: January 2, 2019

No new Constitution anytime soon – JVP

The JVP says there is no possibility of passing a new Constitution prior to the 4th of February, despite various speculations in this regard.

ITN staff continues protest for 4th day

Employees of the Independent Television Network (ITN) staged a protest for the fourth consecutive day today (January 02). The employees are protesting against the political appointments of the Networks managerial staff and the massive financial irregularities that allegedly took place at the ITN in the past.

Sri Lanka Army committed to reconciliation – Army Chief

Commander of the Sri Lankan Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake said on Tuesday that the military would commit itself to activate the national reconciliation mechanism in 2019 by helping redress the issues of the victims of the three-decade long civil war.

I built more houses than all previous leaders – Ranawaka

Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Patali Champika Ranawaka claims that his Ministry has built ten times the number of houses in the City of Colombo, compared to those built by the previous governments during the past 35 years.