There had been a strong protest by the people of Galle ,Elpitiya and Karandeniya people fro the constructon of a road.The Chief organiser of the SLFP’s Geetha Kumarasinghe had come to the scene after a few hours and stopped the protest. After that Minister Gunaratna had come and scolded the police and had fired some gun shots to the air.
As an outsider had come to resolve this conflict the Minister had got provoked as the Minister had promised the people that he would resolve the issue. He had got perturbed that when he arrived at the scene there had seen nobody there.
It is learnt if Geetha Kumarasinghe did not intervene there would have been a terrific traffic jam in the area. At the time the shots were fired there had been only a few police personnel and a few people in the area,
It is reported that the reason for the conflict at the Colombo National Hospital was an argument between Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya with another doctor. The incident has taken place at the canteen inside the doctor’s quarters complex.
The Minister of media Keheliya Rambukwella has requested cabinet approval to sell the 71 acre land at Ekala, Ja-ela which is owned by Sri Lanka broadcasting corporation. The money received by the sale will be used for the renovation, for compensation scheme for the excess staff, development of programs, etc. As a short term solution, […]
Sri Lankan Human Rights Commissioner Dr. Prathiba Mahanama Hewa says that the U N Human Rights investigation committee has to face major difficulties. The main challenge would be that they are not allowed to come to Sri Lanka for the investigations and the other Asian countries do not like them to be there for having […]
The opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe says that the “Buddha Sasanaya” in Sri Lanka will be protected only when the Rajapaksa government is over. Addressing the national expert board meeting in Colombo he said that this government cannot survive for long. He further said the government should protect the “Sasanaya” and there are no different “Sasana” […]
Rawana Balaya Organization has requested the government to close the Ministry of “Buddha Sasana” if it cannot be renovated within one month. The National organizer of the organization Iththakande Saddatissa thero said this when came to the ministry with the other members . The thero further said that by neglecting, the Buddhism and the Buddha […]