Day: March 2, 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket regains ICC full-member status

Sri Lanka has regained full member status of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after nine months of being relegated to Observer Status.



Suraksha Insurance Scheme defrauds Rs.2,300 Million: Wijeyadasa

Opposition MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe yesterday charged that the much-touted ‘Suraksha Insurance Scheme’ launched for 4.5 million students has defrauded Rs.2,300 million in 2018 and as such it was proper for President Maithripala Sirisena to suspend the insurance scheme.



Cocaine circus aimed at diverting public attention from bond scams – JO

Joint Opposition member Gamini Lokuge, MP said, yesterday, that State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake’s allegations that some MPs were addicted to cocaine was a stage-managed act to distract public attention from the bond scams and other such issues.



UNP cannot be ‘Sirisangabo’ every day – Kiriella

Leader of the House, Public Enterprise and Kandy Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella says, “some of our people criticised the President publicly and later begged for his forgiveness.”