The Sunday Leader

There Is Nothing In Budget For Fisheries Sector – Sarath Kumara Gunarathne

By Camelia Nathaniel The current national government is nothing but a bunch of shameless liars and they are simply cheating the people charged Sarath Kumara Gunarathne Member of Parliament and former deputy minister and a long-standing member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. In an interview with The Sunday Leader he said that hailing from [...]

Ex, Current Intelligence Chiefs To Be Grilled

by Shalika Wimalasena State intelligence head S.Saleh, former State Intelligence chief Major General (Retd) Kapila Hendawitharana and former Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya are to be questioned this week with regards to the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is to grill them over the incident as well as the Kidnapping of [...]

We Appreciate President’s Effort For At Least Visiting Jaffna – Suresh Premachandran

By Camelia Nathaniel In the recent past there have been many differences of opinions between the parties within the TNA. It is clear that certain factions within the TNA are not in the least happy with the current stance of the party and its leadership. As a result the Tamil People’s Council, a forum of [...]

New Tamil Group Not Alternative To TNA

The new Tamil group formed recently in the North is not an alternative to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA). TNA Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran said that the newly formed Tamil Peoples’ Council (TPC) headed by Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran was not a political party and it was in no way an alternative to [...]

This regime Is Corrupt Like The Last Regime – Bimal Ratnayake

By Camelia Nathaniel It is almost a year since the new government took control, the resettlement of the displaced during the war is still in limbo, said JVP MP Bimal Ratnayake. In an interview with The Sunday Leader he said that neither the previous regime nor the current regime has done anything to create employment [...]

The Slip

A slip of the tongue they say is no slip of the brain. Or is it? The Lord of the Colombo City had to learn the hard way the truth about a slip of the tongue. Moo-sa was to deliver a short speech at a recent event attended by My-three. Addressing the gathering, Moo-sa addressed [...]

HIV Treatment Still Eludes Many In Sri Lanka

by Camelia Nathaniel An estimated 59 persons have been identified with HIV in Sri Lanka during the first quarter of this year, while 9 persons have lost their lives to AIDS during the first quarter of this year, health authority statistics reveal. While the cumulative HIV cases at the beginning of the quarter stood at [...]

UNP To Decide On Hirunika

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya The United National Party (UNP) says it will meet after the holidays and discuss the course of action, if any, which needs to be taken on UNP Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra. Premachandra last week brought disrepute to the UNP after it came to light that her security officers had abducted a man and [...]

Teachers’ Union Threatens Legal Action

by Janaka Balalla The Ceylon Teachers’ Union will go to court against the Minister of education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam if the Education Ministry fails to adhere to the orders issued by the Supreme Court pertaining to the 35 points limit in admitting students to Year One in 2016, Union Secretary Joseph Stalin said. He said that [...]

A Year Of Notable Changes

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya Just four days for the end of the year 2015 and it certainly was an year of changes. There had been some memorable years where notable changes had taken place. Likewise, this year was packed with some of the most notable changes that had ever happened in Sri Lanka’s political history. There [...]

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