port city to be declared part of colombo district

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- By Kelum Bandara Cabinet approval has been sought to declare the 269-hectare-landmass reclaimed from the sea under the Colombo Port City Project as part of the territory of the ... Read More

Some UPFA ministers yet to hand over official residences

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Some of the UPFA Ministers who left the government last year is yet to hand over their official residences, government sources said yesterday. A new government was formed after ... Read More

Any alliance must be led by the SLFP: Party organizers

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- A group of SLFP organizers said yesterday that they would only support an alliance headed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and its leadership. Southern Provincial Council M... Read More

Possibility of holding PC polls under old system: Ajith Perera

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Non-cabinet Minister Ajith P. Perera yesterday said he would speak to Home Affairs, Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Vajira Abeywardana to see the possibility of... Read More

Chief booze distributor of Ella's unlicensed tourist pubs netted

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The main man behind the entire distribution network of beer and soft alcoholic beverages to over 100 unlicensed pubs, restaurants and hotels of the country's 'most happening' tou... Read More

Presidential polls: Rohitha challenges Akila to resign if UPFA candidate wins

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- UPFA MP Rohitha Abeygunawardana yesterday challenged UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam to resign from parliament if the UPFA candidate wins the presidential election.... Read More

Jigsaw-like constitutions - Can't redress concerns of Tamil people: SLPP

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Constitutional amendments or Constitutions which resemble jigsaw puzzles cannot provide redress to the grievances and aspirations of the Tamil People, the Sri Lanka Podujana Pera... Read More

Singapore FTA: SL given visas to 242,000 foreign workers: Lakshman Yapa

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said yesterday Sri Lanka has already given visas to some 242,000 foreign employees and the experts report on Singapore FTA has said this number could... Read More

Scorecard: President Sirisena's First Four Years

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- he election of President Maithripala Sirisena four years ago on January 8 was a watershed moment in Sri Lankan politics. However, since then, it has lost its allure. This year's ... Read More


Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- "Leadership for a fractured world is a complex topic, and no single theory can do it justice!!!" Leadership is not a job, it is not a title, it is not even very descriptive - it ... Read More