A special operation has commenced under the President's Secretary to blame former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka for the war crimes that have allegedly taken place according to the international community during the final stages of the war.
New Batch of Political Appointees to the Missions Abroad
Politicization of the External Affairs Ministry goes on in an unprecedented manner. Latest information reveals appointment of 22 political henchmen for the Diplomatic posts in the Missions. They will hold the post of Counsellor and above.
President's son gets five year broadcasting rights for Sri Lankan Premier League
Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee Nishantha Ranatunge has agreed to give television and radio broadcasting rights of the Sri Lankan Premier League, which is to be held like the Indian Premier League, for five years to the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) owned by the President's son, Yoshitha Rajapaksa.
UNP's internal crisis intensifies
Sajith takes legal action against Ravi
The internal crisis in the UNP has re-commenced with a leading member of Sajith Premadasa's group, Southern Provincial Councilor and Attorney Maithri Gunaratne filing a petition before the Gangodawila Magistrate's court challenging the appointment of Ravi Karunanayake as the party's National Organizer.
The Kurulugala forest reserve that borders the Sinharaja forrest in the Deniyaya, Veherahena area is being destroyed by a tea plantation. The owner of the land bordering the forest reserve had purchased the land from the Land Reforms Commission and illegally extended the border of his land into thee forest reserve as well.