President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese President Xi Jinping ceremonially launched the construction work of Colombo Port City Project, which consists of 233 hectares, today (Sept. 17) at Colombo Port.
Session - 22 Aug 2014
Session of Parliament - 21 Aug 2014
Four-year-old Damindu Yasen Ekanayake who was alleged to have been kidnapped on Sunday, has been rescued by a special Criminal Investigation Department team last evening.
In an exclusive interview, Dailymirror spoke to the Secretary General of Bodu Bala Sena, Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera on the Aluthgama incident and on the allegations levelled against his organizations.
UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma who was an eye witness to the recent riots in Aluthgama and surrounding areas, and was injured after a mob had attacked his vehicle while transporting victims detailed the behaviors of the Police and the STF deployed in the area and spoke of his resignation.
NFF Leader and firebrand Minister Wimal Weerawansa during an interview with Dailymirror, insisted that his recent salvoes fired against the government were not aimed at toppling the incumbent regime. Instead, he said the ideology behind such salvoes was to ensure the government continued in power.
United National Party (UNP) Leadership Council Chairman and parliamentarian Karu Jayasuriya agreeing that the parties slogans used in the past had not struck a chord with the masses appeared confident in the revival of the UNP under the new structure that is being implemented.
UNP MP Ashoka Abeysinghe in an interview with the Dailymirror said a common opposition could defeat the government.
The artistes and craftsmen behind the giant pandals are revealing what goes into the creation of these heart and eye-catching wonders. They also shared their views on the new trends and the technologies involved in putting up these works of art.
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