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.
Angelo Mathews has been appointed as the captain of the one day team, Lasith Malinga as the captain of the national cricket team and Lahiru Thirimanne as the co captain of both the teams.
Minister of Higher Education, S.B Dissanayake stated that Mahapola bursary given to University students is only Rs.2500/- and that need to be increased up to Rs.6000/-. He stated that Rs.2500/- is not enough for their education and that amount need to be increased depending on the socio-economic state of the students. He further stated that […]
Minister Champika Patalie Ranawaka stated that priority needs to be given to water conservation rather than to Highways, Ports and Air ports. He stated that if the fuel consumption is not reduced at least up to 35% before the year 2030, we will have to face dire consequences such as droughts, floods, acidity in sea […]
It is reported that Sri Lanka Rugby team under the captaincy of Namal Rajapaksa has left for South Korea to compete at the Asian Five Nations tournament. There are 23 nominated for the team. Last year Sri Lankan team defeated one of the World’s strongest teams in Poland.
The International community has questioned the government about banning the organization which help the LTTE. These organizations have been banned as a proposal approved by U N Security Council and a list of the persons connected to the terrorism has been published. Meantime, the International has questioned about the LTTE members who were died when […]