Declared guilty by the mainstream and social media before being proved innocent, the family of Dr.Shafi is in tatters, says Aanya Wipulasena in The Sunday Observer.
But since the Presidency of Chandrika Kumaratunga, every Sri Lankan President had come to power with a promise to abolish the overly powerful Executive Presidency.
Colombo, June 17 (Xinhua) - Two people were missing and over 120,000 families affected by days of heavy rains and strong winds which lashed out across Sri Lanka, the Disaster Management Center said in a statement here Monday. According to the latest situation update, 45 houses were fully damaged from the adverse weather while 89 houses were partially damaged. Two...
The arrival of Indian military personnel and their spouses so soon after the April 21 multiple Jehadi suicide attacks on a tour of this kind sends out a strong message to the world that normalcy has returned to Sri Lanka
The President-Prime Minister conflict is being revived even as the impact of the Easter Sunday attacks continues to be felt in many different ways.
“I wish to emphatically state before the people of Sri Lanka, that terrorism will not be allowed to exist in this country under a government led by me," Rajapaksa pledged.
Salley alleged that traditional Muslims who filed complaints against Islamic extremists were either chased away or arrested. “Zahran was just allowed to go free.”
Colombo, June 11 (newsin.asia) - The Shangri-La Colombo, which was one of the three luxury hotels targeted in the suicide attacks on April 21, said it will re-open its restaurants on June 12. In a statement, the hotel said it would re-open its popular dining establishments including Sapphyr Lounge, Capital Bar and Grill and Kaema Sutra for service on Wednesday...
Lakdhanavi's successes in Bangladesh should inspire other Sri Lankan companies to go global, says Kelum Bandara in Daily Mirror. Colombo, June 11:: When Colombo based Power Company ‘Lakdhanavi’ went to Bangladesh in 2010 looking for investment opportunities, the country was experiencing daily power outage for eight hours. Power disrupted even at the hotels where Lakdhanavi officials took accommodation. It took...
Sri Lankan and Maldivian political leaders and officials will have to help translate the good vibes into concrete action.