Author Archives: Editor1

New mixed electoral system for all elections – Mustapha


Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faizer Mustapha said that he will table a cabinet memorandum at the cabinet meeting proposing to apply the new mixed electoral system introduced for the local government bodies, to Provincial Council and parliamentary elections. ...

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Journey of consensual government is a clear victory for the people- President


President Maithripala Sirisena says whatever said to the contrary, the journey of the consensual government during the past two and a half years is a clear victory for the people. The launching ceremony of the Vision 2025 ‘A Rich Country’ ...

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Transform next three years into an era of development


The groundwork is now being laid to transform next three years into an era of development,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. The Prime Minister was addressing a meeting held at the Kaduwela said investors would set up industrial zones in Horana, ...

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Instead of being apologists for a failed system of justice, it is better to take initiatives for speedy reforms


Perhaps for the first time in the contemporary history of Sri Lanka, an important debate is now taking place on the need for judicial reforms. This debate has come about as a result of a statement made by the Bar ...

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SAITM rejected Prof Fonseka’s allegation


The South Asian Institute of Technology & Medicine (SAITM) management yesterday refuted claims allegedly made by Sri Lanka Medical Council former Chairman Prof. Carlo Fonseka that the SAITM had earned a Rs.1,265 million profit. The management issuing a media communiqué ...

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Sarath Fonseka should removed from his portfolio


National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa said that Minister and Field Marshal, Sarath Fonseka should be removed from his portfolio for making a traitorous statement on former army commander Jagath Jayasuriya just as former minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was removed for ...

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Bandula claimed like a blind man – Mangala


The Minister of Finance and Media, Mangala Samaraweera stated that politician Bandula Gunawardana was making twisted statements about the new Inland Revenue Bill like a blind man. He stated this upon issuing an official statement on the new Inland Revenue ...

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Podujana Peramuna recruited more than two million members


In a statement  Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) stated that it had recruited more than two million members to the party. “In a special two month membership drive, initiated under the patronage of former Parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksa, the SLPP had achieved ...

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President emphasizes that he will not allow anyone to do any harm to Jagath Jayasuriya or any war hero


President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will not allow anyone in the world to do anything for Retd Major Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya or any of Sri Lanka’s military commanders or war heroes. He made these remarks addressing the 66th anniversary ...

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GMOA going to organized a vehicle parades on the streets of Colombo


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) threatens to block Colombo streets by holding vehicle parades, unless the Government presents a solution to the ongoing South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) issue within the next two weeks. “On 12 ...

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