• We strongly condemn the death threats made to the President of ALFEA: Nimal Siripala - April 19, 2021

    Minister of Labor Nimal Siripala de Silva today (19) stated that he strongly condemns the recent death threats made by a deputy agent to the President of the Association of Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies M. Farooz Marikkar. The minister said it was “a very serious matter” and that members of[…]

  • Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith clarifies yesterday’s controversial statements - April 19, 2021

    Following the controversial statement made yesterday (18) by the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith concerning the Easter Sunday attacks, the Cardinal has since clarified his statement today (19). Yesterday he said that the Easter Attacks were carried out by those who wanted to increase their political power,[…]

  • Universities to open on 27th of April: GL Peiris - April 19, 2021

    The Minister of Education, Prof G L Peiris announced today (19) that all Sri Lankan Universities will reopen for academic activities on the 27th of this month. He further stated that even though all health guidelines will be followed, there is an issue with regard to opening hostels. Due to[…]

  • PHI Union expresses displeasure over delayed second Covid-19 vaccination dose - April 19, 2021

    The Public Health Inspectors (PHI) Union stated today (19) that they are still waiting for the Government to provide a statement on when the rollout of the second dose of the COVISHIELD vaccine will be possible. This comes after the relevant authorities announced earlier that the rollout would commence from[…]

  • Maharagama UC member arrested for assaulting fellow female member - April 19, 2021

    The female member of the Maharagama Urban Council has been arrested for assaulting a fellow councillor today. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana stated that the suspect has been produced before the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court. In her complaint, the victim had claimed that the suspect had assaulted her using her[…]

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