Day: March 13, 2019

President leaves for Kenya

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Kenya this morning to participate in the United Nations Environment Assembly to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.



Over 240,000 teachers to fall sick today

Over 240,000 teachers from 6,000 schools are to go on a sick leave campaign starting today over the government’s failure to address their salary anomalies which has been unchanged since 1997, unionists said.



Budget making villagers more indebted – Anura Kumara

JVP Leader and Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake yesterday (12), stressed that the Budget 2019 was a deadly trap for villagers as it would increase their indebtedness even more.



Mahinda says it is wrong of government to blame all economic woes on him

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa told Parliament, yesterday, that it was wrong for the government to try to shift all the blame to him for the country’s economic ills.



STF nabs “Jee-Bumba” in Gampola

Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel have arrested the criminal known as “Jee-Bumba” who is an accomplice of notorious underworld figure “Kanjipani Imran”.