The Island (Sri Lanka)

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Centre for Environmental Justice say that it is highly unlikely that Sri Lanka is the country of origin of plastic waste container that wound up in Malaysia and that waste may have been imported and re-exported to Malaysia.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Tamil Progressive Alliance leader, Mano Ganesan says that TPA is planning to contest the coming general election without allying with the UNP-led UNF as some UNPers had cut a deal with the Rajapaksa regime.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Health Ministry’s Epidemiology Unit urge public to be vigilant about corona virus of Chines origin, although all per-emptive measures have been taken to prevent infected persons from entering the country.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Federation of National Organizations urges government to clarify its stand on the resolution.

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Deputy Speaker denies media reports that claim UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake tabled phone conversations recordings in Parliament.

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.