Many agricultural programmes to provide jobs for youth in the Uva province are being implemented.

Provincial Director of Agriculture R.M. Nandasiri says that many agricultural programmes for the provision of self employment for youth in the Uva province have commenced. He further says that financial allocations, training and technical facilities are being provided by the department of agriculture on the basis of 50 percent contribution. 50 million rupees have been set a side in the initial … [Read more...]

Sri Lankan Ambassador Responds to New York Times Editorial

Following is the response from Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasm, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States of America to the editorial appeared on New York Times. New York Times - The Opinion Pages SRI LANKA AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN AMBASSADOR’S VIEW SEPT. 2, 2014 To the Editor: Your Aug. 23 editorial “Sri Lanka’s Intransigence,” about the government’s refusal to cooperate with the … [Read more...]

BJP leader Swamy hits back at Jaya

A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha slammed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in a letter to the Prime Minister saying that Swamy had asked Sri Lanka not to release the fishermen, Swamy has hit back at Jaya dismissing the allegations.Swamy said, Jaya's allegations are baseless and he had not asked Sri Lanka not to release the fishermen. … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka has a special place in the hearts of the Chinese people – Assistant FM of China

Sri Lanka has a special place in the hearts of the Chinese people as the country helped China when new China was established, despite the embargo from western countries, Assistant Foreign Minister of China Liu Jianchao said.These incidents happened in the early fifties but they are still fresh in the hearts of the Chinese people, the Assistant Foreign Minister said.He added that China will focus … [Read more...]

Cutoff marks for the University entrance this year will be released by the end of this week.

University Grants Commission says cutoff marks for the University entrance this year will be released by the end of this week. Chairman of the UGC Prof. Mrs. Kshanika Hirimburegama says first stage of the leadership training for the new University entrance will begin on Sunday. After this training the new students will be enrolled for the studies. First year studies in Medical and Engineering … [Read more...]

The President says the UPFA government headed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party could consolidate the freedom to the whole nation.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has a historical heritage to celebrate the 63rd anniversary in the Uva province where historical battles were fought for the freedom of the country. The UPFA government headed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party could consolidate the freedom to the whole nation by winning the expectation of 1818 fight carried out by Weera Keppetipola although … [Read more...]

Postal voting of the Uva Provincial Council election will commence tomorrow and the day after.

Postal voting of the Uva Provincial Council election will be held on tomorrow and day after. Deputy Election Commission M.M. Mohammad stated that other Colombo based government servants from Uva Province can cast their vote at the Election Secretariat at Rajagiriya. 30,657 applicants have been qualified for postal votes of the Uva Provincial Council election. 19,164 government servants out of … [Read more...]

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After Getting 15 Minutes of Fame, What is Next for Nirmala de Alwis?

She got her 15 minutes of fame by alleging that Hudson Samarasinghe killed her late husband. Now she has come up with another accusation of connecting a "Television Company Owner" to her husband's murder.Getting this much of media attention thanks to selling her husband's name and dragging other famous people into the case must be intoxicating for Nirmala de Alwis, but how is she going to keep it … [Read more...]

Nirmala de Alwis’s Fresh Accusation of a TV Company Owner on the Death of Premakeerthi

According to Daily Mirror articled dated Monday, August 18th, titled "Premakeerthi’s killers still Alive" Nirmala de Alwis has made a fresh accusation on the death of her husband. According to her interview, Nirmala is now pointing her finger at a phantom tv company owner. "There is a person who is responsible for Prems’ death. He owns a television company".Another desperate attempt by Nirmala de … [Read more...]

Trial by Media?

It is shameful that this Nirmala de Alwis's accusations have gotten this far. This can only happen in a country like Sri Lanka where there is no absolute fact checking.Accusations are Based on the Information Provided by a Gangster, an Unreliable SourceThe thug/informant that  Nirmal's  accusations are based upon has died in a bomb blast according to her. This false claim is a clear effort to … [Read more...]

Premakeerthi de Alwis – Official Court Document

The summary translation of the court documents. Judgement or Verdict The High Court of Colombo Case Number 5377/93 The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka against Saman Priyankara Gamage ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The accusation against the accused is, the murder of a popular radio announcer, … [Read more...]

Hudson Samarasinghe to Sue Nirmala De Alwis

Hudson Samarasinghe, the current Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation has started the legal proceedings against Nirmala De Alwis and several other media organizations for publishing news articles falsely implicating him as being responsible for the murder of late Mr. Premakeerthi De Alwis. Attorneys for Mr. Samarasinghe has already started the legal process to sue Nirmala De Alwis for … [Read more...]