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 Minister of cultural affairs T.B.Ekanayake has disclosed the manner he proposes to spend the equivalent of $ M 1000 equivalent to Rupees million 13200 he would receive by selling his pair of shoes sans souls .He had said that he will spend on buying shoes for all poor school children in the Wyamba province.
It is reported that the Kandy police has taken a special statement from the Secretary General of Bodu Bala Sena organisation, Galabodaaththe Gnanasara thero regarding an incident of attacking a religious center in Kandy area. The thero was summoned to the Kandy HQI office and taken a statement from an Officer in the miscellaneous complaints […]
It is reported that the Catholics have protested against the police for removing the statue of Rev. Juse Vass which was positioned in front of Roman Catholic Vidyalaya, Katukurunda. They say that it has been done without respect. The injured due to the attacks related to this have been hospitalized. The special task force and […]
At the time during the period of the visit of the Chinese President,the Minister of cultural affairs C.B.Ekanayake when trying to sign an agreement,he had noticed that both souls of his both shoes had given way and his fingers in the feet were protruding out. It is learnt that a English Company has made a […]
At the concluded Uva provincial council election the UNP’s Chief Minister nominee Harin Fernando has created a new record in the history of provincial council elections by obtaining the highest percentage of preferential votes in comparison to the total number of votes the party received. Accordingly from the total number of votes received by UNP […]