Dullas urges govt. not to cause further destabilisation By Shamindra Ferdinando Controversy surrounds the inordinate delay in appointing the Chief of Staff and the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army against the backdrop of dissident SLPP MP Dullas Alahapperuma’s revelation in Parliament that over 27,000 soldiers had left the Army since January 2022. The former […]
The Sri Lanka Air Force inducted two Harbin Y-12 IV aircraft from China on Tuesday. The official transfer of the aircraft took place at a ceremony attended by Air Force Commander Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa and Den Ling from China National Aero Technology Import & Export Cooperation. Addressing those gathered, the Air Force Commander expressed […]
Three former members of the Sri Lankan Army including a Captain were serving in the Ukrainian Army were killed during an attack by Russian troops on December 4. Captain Ranish Hevage, who retired from the Sri Lankan Army, had joined Ukrainian forces in March 2022. He had previously served in the Sri Lankan commando regiment. […]
The Communist Party of Sri Lanka (CPSL) is set to commemorate the 205th anniversary of the 1818 Uva Wellassa Uprising against British colonialists on Thursday (07) at the party headquarters in Borella. The event will commence at 3 pm, featuring a keynote speech by Prof. D.T. Koggalage, Head of the Department of History at the […]
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI) recently published a position paper titled ‘Sri Lanka’s Blue Economy’, which emphasises the importance of a sustainable approach to the marine-based economy, and outlines the necessary policy steps that the government must take to promote blue economic developmen...
Thursday 7th December, 2023 It defies comprehension why legal action is ever instituted against anyone if there is no irrefutable evidence to prove charges against him or her. But those who wield political power in this country have their rivals prosecuted according to their whims and fancies, and the politically-motivated cases subsequently collapse for want […]