Forbes predicts MR will win in the next presidential election – Local parties are mum of Forbes magazine predictions

By J.Yogaraj - Senior Journalist & Announcer ( S L B C ) World’s leading business magazine Forbes has come up with a spectacular prediction on an island far from New York City. The magazine gives predictions to many super power countries. But I think this is the first time the magazine selected Sri Lanka for an important prediction. And this prediction is completely different from the … [Read more...]

New Zealand invites MR for Cricket World Cup opening

A New Zealand minister will arrive here today to extend an invitation to President Mahinda Rajapaksa to participate in the opening ceremony of the ICC World Cup to be held in his country in February, next year, Daily Mirror learns. New Zealand’s Minister of Primary Industries, Nathan Guy will be arriving with the invitation from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key to the President. However, … [Read more...]

The government accept the responsibility of 75 orphan children who lost their parents at the Koslanda Tragedy.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the government will accept the responsibility of 75 orphan children who lost their parents at the Koslanda Tragedy. The President stresses that it is the bounded duty of the officials to evacuate people from natural disaster prawn areas and resettle them in suitable places. The President expresses the nations regret for the surviving members of the affected … [Read more...]

The SLFP Sub committee will forward today its recommendation on the proposals made by Jathika Hela Urumaya.

The SLFP Sub committee will forward today its recommendation on the proposals made by Jathika Hela Urumaya. Jathika Hela Urumaya has presented 35 proposals with seven major proposals to the SLFP. General Secretary of the SLFP Maithreepala Sirisena said the party considered the proposals and they will continue the dialogue between the two parties. … [Read more...]

The President has vested in the public the new buildings of Padavi SriPura Pradeshiya Sabha and Gomarankada Pradeshiya Sabha.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa vested in the public the new 3 storied building of Padavi SriPura Pradeshiya Sabha and Gomarankada new Pradeshiya Sabha building yesterday. The people who gathered in the area warmly welcomed the president. Eastern Province Governor and a group of people were present on the occasion. 40 million rupees has been spent to build the Gomarankada Pradeshiya Sabha building. … [Read more...]

The constructions of Borella new housing scheme for public servants will begin today.

The constructions of housing scheme for public servants in Borella will begin today. The housing scheme is constructed according to Mahinda Chinthana Policy which aims to improve the living standards of Public servants. Plans have been made to build 608 houses in 21 stories. A housing unit is consisted of 650 square feet. The government will spend 4,499 million rupees to construct the housing … [Read more...]

Four UNP Parliamentarians who were charged with trespassing at the Defence Training School were released on personal bond.

Six persons including several UNP Parliamentarians who were issued notice after being charged with trespassing and assault at the defence training school of Sri Lanka Ports Authority in Slave Island, were released on personal bond. Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate Thilina Gamage ordered each of them released on personal bonds of one million rupees. UNP MPs Ravi Karunanayake, Ajith P. Perera, Nalin … [Read more...]

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy states in New Delhi that Sri Lanka will never compromise on India’s national security.

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera allayed India’s fears on increasing Chinese military presence in the Sri Lanka, as he categorically stated that Sri Lanka will never compromise on India’s national security or for that matter of any other country. Jayantha Perera also tried to assuage India concerns, downplaying China making any strategic inroads into the region. … [Read more...]

Jiangsu Corruption Prevention delegation visits Bribery Commission.

The Director General and other distinguished delegates of the Jiangsu Corruption Prevention delegation representing the government of China visited the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption yesterday. During the meeting both parties discussed vital issues relating to deterrence of corruption which comprise of Clean Governance Culture, Prevention of Conflict of Interests … [Read more...]

Budget makes life easy for many but not for few MR will not have a strong candidate to compete in future elections as opposition members itself have its own enemies to pull their legs

By J.Yogaraj – Senior Journalist and Announcer ( S L B C ) Budget 2015 which was presented by the President Rajapaksa on 23rd October has made life easy to many but for few. President Rajapaksa in the capacity of finance minister presented this 10th Budget under his rule. Apparently this was the 69th of post independence of Sri Lanka.This budget, unlike the previous budgets has many distinct … [Read more...]