Day: April 11, 2019

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has been holed up for nearly seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault.

SF to be given Internal Affairs Minister post

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was set to receive the additional post of Internal Affairs Minister on the recommendation of the government, sources said yesterday.

Airline employee arrested with Gold worth Rs. 32 million

An airline staff member has been arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) over an attempt to smuggle in gold biscuits.

Use media freedom in an ethical manner – President

President Maithripala Sirisena, rejoicing the fact that media freedom and democracy have been restored in the country, urged the media to use them in an ethical manner.

Pre-school should be a part of free education – Rosy

Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake stated that when she took office as Women and Child Affairs Minister only 76% of children attained pre-school and this was a matter of concern.

UNP to place Gota’s fate in SF’s hands?

The UNP has sought to shift the responsibility for handling former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship to Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, according to sources.