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.
The chief organizer of the government party minister Dinesh Gunawardana said at the parliament that for 25 co-ordinating secretaries of the president, it had spent Rs. 37 million. Answering a question raised by the JVP leader Anura Dissanayake he said that they are given a monthly salary of Rs. 30,000, allowance for 170 ltrs patrol, […]
The UNP parliamentarian Harin Fernando says that the tooth mark bitten by Dayasiri Jayasekara at the Vadapitiya, is still there on his chest. He said this addressing a meeting in Badulla area.
The police media spokesman S S P Ajith Rohana said that the cost of a new police bike is Rs. 30 lakhs. It is said 315 “Yamaha” bikes with the capacity of 600 cc have been given to the special bike unit of highway traffic with effect from 01st July.
Magazine “The Banker” has nominated the Bank of Ceylon as a world class bank among the 1000 banks in the world. These 1000 banks are selected to appreciate leaders in the banking field. It is pointed out the Bank of Ceylon has the ability to offer variety of services.
It is reported that “Kudu Mani” of Wellampitiya who is a famous drug racketeer and a thug has been killed by cutting and chopping at Sinhapura area last night. Kudu Mani has gone there to kill a youth and shot him. He has got his leg injured. Suddenly, the youths in the area have caught […]