Sri Lankas Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake’s son Vidura Wickremanayake is contesting the general election from the UPFA for Kalutara District and is using a fleet of vehicles without number plates in his election campaign. He has no worry from the police of any other forces despite these vehicles could be seen in all parts of the district with Vidura Wickremanayake’s photograph and preference number displayed.
Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s scheduled speech at the Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum in London tomorrow (Wednesday) has reportedly been cancelled. Mahinda Rajapaksa was scheduled to address the event at the Mansion House tomorrow morning while in London for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Queen. However the Srilankan President’s speech has been reportedly cancelled […]
Sri Lanka ranked 114th on the global peace index conducted by an Australian-based Institute for Economics and Peace which measured national peacefulness in 162 countries. Bhutan ranked at 18th place, Nepal at 62, Bangladesh at 84, India at 143 and Pakistan ranked 154 with Afghanistan at 160. Iceland had retained its place as the most […]
The extreme humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons, including thousands of children, who are already malnourished, would deteriorate dramatically as clean water is not available for all the IDPs and they have been deprived of medicine by the Sri Lankan government, said Executive Director Paul O’Callaghan of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), which […]