Day: May 9, 2019

Bangladesh ‘monitoring’ Sri Lanka before July cricket tour

Bangladesh cricket officials said Wednesday they were monitoring security in Sri Lanka in the wake of last month’s terror attacks and ahead of a planned tour slated for July.

Day to day work must go on, says Sagala

Minister Sagala Ratnayake says the Vesak festival should be celebrated like during previous years.

Batticaloa University to be assigned under Higher Education Ministry

The Batticaloa University will be regulated under the Higher Education Ministry, President Maithripala Sirisena said. The President made this observation when he met public officials and youth in the Eastern Province during an inspection tour in Sainthamaruthu in Kalmunai yesterday.

Counter Terrorism Bill does not contain relief package for terrorists – PM

There is no need to view the Counter Terrorism Bill as a boogey man and it certainly does not contain a relief package for terrorists as some try to claim, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament yesterday.

SF takes President to the cleaners; Blames CBK for selecting him

UNP MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, yesterday, told Parliament that he had opposed fielding Maithripala Sirisena as the common candidate against Mahinda Rajapaksa at the 2015 presidential election as he had realised Sirisena’s inability to handle national security.