Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two others arrested over alleged financial discrepancies within the Divi Neguma Department have been further remanded till the 10th of next month.
Reducing the carbon footprint in organizations and companies will have long-lasting environmental and economic benefits not only to individual organizations but to the nation at large, one of country’s pioneering carbon reduction consultancy firms – Somaratna Consultants announcedon Tuesday (May 26, 2015).
Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has said that plans are afoot to generate one million jobs after the forthcoming elections. Addressing a gathering of United National Party activists in Galgamuwa, the Minister revealed of plans to unveil this programme from the Kurunegala District.
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunge has said that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party had people’s friendly leaders serving the country even donating their wealth only until the year 2005. She made this observation after vesting the Yakkala Weekly Fair in the people.
"Panamura Kunchanadaya” opera will be held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatrw on May 30 and 31 & June 01. The event is an outcome of three years comprehensive research on music and the story of ‘Panamure Tusker’.
The veteran dramatist Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s award winning stage drama “Dhawala Bheeshana” will be staged again in Colombo on 7th May at Lionel Wendt Theatre. Dhawala Beeshana is the Sinhalese translation of the play “Men without Shadows” by French playwright Jean Paul Sartre. This play was first produced in the year 1988 by acclaimed Sri Lankan theatre director Dharmasiri Bandaranayake. The original script was translated to Sinhala by Cyril C Perera and music composed by maestro Premasiri Kemadasa .