Journalist Kapila Chandana Kuruppuarachchi is receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo for injuries he sustained in an attack on the night of September 22 in the Hali Ela police area. The victim alleged that he had been severely assaulted opposite a police post at Hali Ela by Minister Dilan Perera’s supporters. The gang also caused heavy damage to a vehicle belonging to Swarnavahini journalist, Palitha Ariyawansa. Police spokesman, SSP Ajitha Rohana said that a special team had been deployed to arrest those responsible for the attack. Badulla-based journalists demonstrated at Badulla main bus stand demanding that the perpetrators be brought to justice immediately.

Sajith appointed UNP

Deputy Leader, Ravi

Assistant Leader, Eran



At a crucial meeting of the UNP Working Committee (WC) yesterday Sajith Premadasa was given back the Deputy leader’s position.

Ravi Karunanayake was appointed the Assistant Leader.

The meeting went off smoothly and decisions were unanimous with even those known to have serious differences of opinion virtually nodding their heads in agreement at Sirikotha.

Ranjith Maddumabandara, who had been shifting his localities between Sajith and Wickremesinghe was appointed Senior Deputy Chairman while Thalatha Athukorale who has been an open critic of the UNP leader was made Secretary–Election Affairs.





UPFA offered bras during Uva campaign –UNP


UNP MP Palitha Range Bandara yesterday brought a brassier into the chamber, claiming that it had been found in a bag of medicinal relief given by a UPFA candidate to a Buddhist monk during the Uva PC election campaign.

CL Synergy bolsters presence in Bangladesh


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Wesley’s signature event


Bringing the curtain down on a year of celebrations, the men of grit from the Double Blue fraternity will come together from all ages to celebrate a 140 years of their alma mater on the 4th October 2014 at its annual dinner dance. Themed ‘Cele...

Player development main concern for Sri Lanka U-19


Sri Lanka Under-19 coach Roger Wijesooriya said that his main concern is to see the development of players rather than victory when Sri Lanka Under-19s meet Australia Under-19 in a home series in Colombo. Sri Lanka U-19 will meet their Austral...



What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
1995 Napier
1995 Faisalabad
1998 London Oval
2011 Durban
2006 Trent Bridge.
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