The Multi-Purpose Development Task Force has requested the Election Commission to grant permission to continue with the programme commenced with the objective of lifting 100,000 families out of the depths of poverty since it was launched three months ago. The Director General of the Multi-Purpose Development Task Force, Major General (Retd.) Nanda Mallawarachchi has sent a letter to the… Continue reading "EC’s permission sought to continue project to lift 100,000 families out of poverty"
Month: March 2020
Security in North and East has been tightened since last Thursday following the arrest of six prominent former LTTE cadres on charges of planning to assassinate a prominent Tamil politician in the North, informed sources said. They said earlier this week, Military intelligence and Terrorist Investigations Department jointly raided a safe house in the North and found some latest communication… Continue reading "Security in North-East tightened after unearthing assassination plot"
We are surrounded by the Covid-19 coronavirus, surrounded not really and truly (thank goodness and the Lord and the gods too!) but surrounded by announcements and news over TV and radio. Cass shuns social media so she does not know whether the virus or news about it is tweeted and Face-booked and all that. But switch on any TV station… Continue reading "Onslaught of Corona V, Political Parties and Symbols, and Electioneering"