Sarath Fonseka finally accepts defeat at 2010 elections – Lambastes Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa for pushing him for 2010 election knowing that MR will win

BY J.Yogaraj - Senior Journalist - Announcer ( S L B C ) Every one in this world work for some benefits. They expect something in return directly or indirectly. On the other side, if somebody falls into a pit, there are few people who will help, but many will ignore or expect the disaster. This is human nature. This has happened in former army commander’s life as well. We saw SF contested in … [Read more...]


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Mahinda Vs Maithripala ( Head to Head )

By  J.Yogaraj ,   Senior Journalist , Announcer ( S L B C ) **** **** ***** In what could be described as one of the most decisive ‘Political coups’ the country has witnessed, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary and Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said he would contest President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential election. This is considered as the major … [Read more...]

Holy Mass in Bethlehem to bless President Rajapaksa

A Holy Mass to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa and to mark his 69th birthday will be held at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem on Saturday, 22nd November 2014 at 3.00pm. This event is organized by a Palestinian group called the ‘Friends of Sri Lanka in Bethlehem’ in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel and the Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of … [Read more...]

Govt put a stop to weapon market, eliminating terrorism – President

“When there is a war, weapons are in great demand and they are sold at a high price. But it is we who put a stop to such a market with the complete elimination of terrorism in this country, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa. “I was told by the Defence Secretary that there were arms ships in Sri Lankan waters, despite the fact that the war had ended. I advised him to take steps to send those … [Read more...]

A bouquet of roses to the people’s President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa turns 69 today. Many events including religious ceremonies, blood donation campaigns, dana, meritorious acts and charity events have been organised throughout the country to mark the occasion with Hambantota, the President’s birth place being the focal point of the ceremonies. Born on November 18, 1945 in Medamulana in the deep South it was a long and hard journey to … [Read more...]

Unity among Diversity

By  J.Yogaraj  - Senior Journalist  & Announcer ( S L B C ), People talk about unity in public places, but some do not realize and understand the real meaning of unity.Unity simply means think in one direction or support one’s thought and rally around him. It also denotes the practices and work as one unit. You need patience and tolerance to work a s a unit. Unity becomes more strong … [Read more...]

MR seeking 3rd Term in office – Opposition should not worry about it, instead they should simply concentrate on the candidate whom they are going to represent

By J.Yogaraj - Senior Journalist & Announcer ( S L B C ) Seeking opinion from Supreme Court is according to constitution standards.There is nothing wrong that MR seeking opinion from a top judiciary body of the country. President Mahinda Rajapaksa sought the opinion of Supreme Court on legitimacy of his third term presidency. The Supreme Court, subsequent to the President’s move, has … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka petroleum authority profits this year

Colombo: Sri Lanka's state-owned petroleum supplier, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), has finally started to make profits. The CPC, which incurred losses for years, has made a profit of Rs. 3 billion by September this year, Petroleum Resources Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said at parliament today. Addressing the committee stage debate of the 2015 budget, the Minister said the … [Read more...]

India says LTTE active in Tamil Nadu even after 2012 ban

A special tribunal constituted by the Delhi High Court reserved its verdict on whether the Centre’s ban on terror group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) needs to be upheld. The tribunal, headed by Justice G P Mittal, reserved its order after conclusion of arguments by the government represented by advocate Anil Soni as well as other parties in the matter. The central government as … [Read more...]