The Island (Sri Lanka)

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government Spokesman Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage says that former UNP Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, implicated for intervening in judicial matters, pressured Aluthgamage's ex-wife to testify against him.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government spokesman, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella says the SLPP will not accommodate defeated candidates on national list. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government's stand on Geneva accountability resolution would be based on former Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana's position. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Forensic Audit Report on Central Bank Treasury bond scam has found that the Public Debt Department discontinued direct placement method and opted for the auction method, which facilitated the bond scam.

NEW DELHI (The Island/ANN) - A new study said India’s richest 1per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70per cent of the country’s population, and the total wealth of all Indian billionaires is more than the full-year budget. 

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Both Central Environment Authority and Department of Customs kept in the dark about plastic waste sent to Malaysia.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The Indian Air Force commissions squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets for Thanjavur airbase in Tamil Nadu.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Northern Provincial Councillor, M. K. Sivajilingam opines that Tamil National Alliance would fail to muster expected amount of seats in the coming general election due to the emergence of a number of new Tamil political parties capable of challenging the TNA.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Executive Director of People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections says clergy should not be given nominations at elections as they should be respected over the laymen.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Former Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake admits that it was never his intention to make phone conversation recordings public and that he kept them for his own protection.