Day: March 24, 2019

Daily power cuts imposed from tomorrow

The CEB states that intermittent power cuts in the morning and in the afternoon will be in effect until the current power crisis is resolved.

It was Basil who gave permission to Bathuideen to clear Wilpattu Jungle

Permission for Rishard Bathuideen to clear the Wilpattu jungle had been given in 2012 by Basil Rajapaksa, Leader of the House Public Enterprises, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Minister, Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday.

Sri Lanka’s heightening war on the drug menace

President Maithripala Sirisena’s controversial announcement last month that drug traffickers in Sri Lanka would be executed drew international attention. Renewing an older pledge, he sought to lift a four decade-long moratorium on capital punishment in the island

Cricket: Sri Lanka’s Malinga ready to put country before IPL cash

Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain Lasith Malinga says he is ready to sacrifice his earnings from the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) in order to win a place in the country’s World Cup squad.