December 20, 2011 at 9:46 am | Lanka C News.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died of a heart attack at the age of 69, while he was travelling in a train.
Millions of North Koreans were “engulfed in indescribable sadness”, the KCNA state news agency said, as people wept openly in Pyongyang.
He is considered a hero who brought fame to Korea, a courages man who refused to bow down to western pressures.
KNCA described his third son, Kim Jong-un, as the “great successor” whom North Koreans should unite behind.
On the night of the Budget day Minister Wimal Weerawansa participated in the ITN channel’s Chat N Music the very popular programme and gave it a start with the song”Desa Nilipul Thema”.For the video please refer the Sinhala edition.
As the presidential election is due to be held in early January the Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka is in the balance.The Pope is scheduled to come on the 14th January. The Bishops are discussing on this to arrive at a final decision.
The Jathika Hela Urumaya has expressed displeasure for the 2015 budget proposals presented by President yesterday.Whether to vote against or not will be decided at their meeting tomorrow.
It is reported that using the powers of the executive president after the presidential election there is a plan to have a referendum and to allow the present portfolios of the Ministers to be kept as it is for a period of six years.This was said by the Minister of Zoological gardens and recreation Jayarathna […]
It is learnt that there had been meetings between four leading groups of tigers living abroad and formed another organisation.This organisation and the tiger diaspora is planning to send to Sri Lanka a number of small groups before the presidential election. The motive behind is for these groups to station in the east and north […]