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Why are they retiring at 55?

Why are they retiring at 55?

Points to be considered for the extension of the retirement age of the members of the Security Forces. The reviewing of the retirement age of the Security Force personnel has to be looked in a very objective manner, analyzing the overall benefits to the Security …

Our support was on principle

Our support was on principle

Member of the European Parliament and the Friends of the European Parliament in the European Parliament Hon. Geoffrey Van Orden met with the Leader of the National National Alliance Mr. Sampanthan on 02 January 2019 in Colombo. Apprising the Honorable Member of recent political developments …

Plantation union discussing deal with companies Recent media reports indicate that Sri Lankan plantation unions are preparing to drop workers’ demands for a 100 percent daily wage increase and impose a new collective agreement as part of a backroom deal with companies. Citing a senior …

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Another year starts and with it, new hopes and aspirations, a faint desire that sprouts in every human heart that speaks of happiness, prosperity and goodness to come. Begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself, and believe that there is a loving …

Sri Lanka rode the roller coaster in 2018

Sri Lanka rode the roller coaster in 2018

Sri Lanka saw cataclysmic political events in 2018. Democracy, which was introduced way back in 1931 and was thought to be well and truly entrenched in Sri Lanka, was put in danger in October-November when President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed Prime Minister Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe …

A Peaceful Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year

As you celebrate Christmas, may you experience true love. Jesus is the reason for the season and the epitome of true love. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.  May your Christmas be enjoyable and may the essence of Christmas remains always with You.

UK supports Sri Lanka’s commitments to UNHRC

UK supports Sri Lanka’s commitments to UNHRC

The UK Foreign Office responding to the petition “Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court, if it continues to fail to implement its commitment made to the UNHRC Res. [A/HRC/RES/30/1] by March 2019”. signed by over 10,000 British citizens said that the UK is committed …

TNA tells Speaker not to recognise MP Mahinda Rajapaksa as Leader of the Opposition.

TNA tells Speaker not to recognise MP Mahinda Rajapaksa as Leader of the Opposition.

The Tamil National Alliance has written to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya not to recognize MP Mahinda Rajapaksa as Leader of the Opposition. The TNA has outlined several reasons for taking up this position and has requested that a Parliamentary Select Committee be appointed to go into …

Indian Tea likely to benefit from  wage hike

Indian Tea likely to benefit from wage hike

Indian Tea is likely to gain benefit from wage hike in Sri Lankan plantations and pesticide problems in Vietnam. India is the second largest producer of Tea in the world and contributes 26% to the global production. The expected wage hike in Sri Lankan plantations …

India Relived?

India Relived?

Relieved at the reinstatement of Ranil Wickremesinghe as Sri Lankan PM, India on Sunday welcomed resolution of the political situation and called it a reflection of the maturity of democratic forces in the island nation. Despite nursing serious reservations over the manner in which Sri …