By Chamitha Kuruppu
Charging that Budget 2012 is just another numbers gimmick, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) points out that the Rajapaksa administration is pushing the country towards economic peril.
Two exhibitions highlighting good governance and service to the people by Government agencies are being held this week in Kalmunai and Addalachchenai in the East. They are jointly organised by the Pradesheeya Sabhas of the two areas and Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL).
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is to hold a massive rally in Colombo Fort on Monday (24th) against the government’s failure to fulfill the promises made to the people in the last budget.
Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia Admiral (Retd) Thisara Samarasinghe claimed allegations he may have committed war crimes will not damage relations between Sri Lanka and Australia.
Appeals to Govt. to ensure justice is done; says President warned of threat to Premachandra, afraid that Judiciary and Police not allowed to fully do their job
By Uditha Jayasinghe
Family members of slain Presidential Advisor and former Member of Parliament Baratha Lakshman Premachandra yesterday called on the Government to hold a comprehensive and impartial investigation into the election day killing.
aUnited National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed a committee to analyse the party’s performance at the local government elections in July and on 8 October and prepare a report.
Wickremesinghe has assigned the committee to analyse areas where the party has gained in comparison to previous elections and also lost as well. The committee is expected to study and explain the reasons for the party’s performance at the last two stages of the local government elections.
Washington, DC: The United States will not have any kind of judgment on the report of Sri Lanka’s Lesson Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) until its release that is expected to be in mid-November, the United States said Monday.
Action has been taken to reintegrate another 350 rehabilitated former LTTE cadres ahead of Deepavali festival.
A brief of evidence supplied to the Australian Federal Police accusing the Sri Lankan Government of war crimes during its 2009 assault on the Tamil Tigers does not name Colombo’s top Envoy to Australia, Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe.
“In Sri Lanka, we are today talking the language of peace. I am sure that your decision to hold this conference in Colombo is further proof of the peace that prevails in our country after a long period of conflict, terror and immense hardship to our people, said President Rajapaksa addressing the inaugural session of the 9th Ninth Conference on Language and Development in Colombo yesterday.