Day: January 22, 2019

Sunil Handunnetti re-appointed COPE Chairman

JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises.

Kumar Dharmasena wins ICC Umpire of the Year

Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena has won the David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year 2018 for the second time.

Death penalty against drug traffickers to stay – President

The programme to eradicate drug racketeering conducted during the last four years will be accelerated with a new orientation from next week.

Gamage criticizes Agri Ministry/Dept apathy

The Ministry of Agriculture has done very little to save the country’s many crops from the devastation caused by the fall armyworm, Minister of Primary Industries and Social Empowerment, Daya Gamage claimed yesterday (21).

Opposition leader urges government to focus on eradicating Sena menace

The government must focus on eradicating the Fallarmyworm (Sena) destroying cultivations in several provinces in the country, instead of passing bills that don’t benefit the people, Opposition Leader, Mahinda Rajapaksa told The Island yesterday.