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Coal scam: CMs should resign, says Kapil Sibal

Union Human Resource and Development Minister Kapil Sibal demanded that the chief ministers of four states should resign over their alleged involvement in the coal blocks allotment scam.

BRICS’ third nation South Africa in unprecedented foray into SL, starts entering with $122 Mn


South Africa, Sri Lanka’s leading trade partner in Sub-Saharan Africa and the third most competitive economy in the $ 13.7 trillion BRICS grouping, is making an unprecedented investment foray in to resurgent Sri Lanka-with no less than $ 122 Mn initial investment -and scheduling yet another strong business delegation to Sri Lanka next. “I am pleased to announce that SAPOA, South African Property Owners’ Association, the biggest South African property owner only second to the Government of South Africa, is coming to Sri Lanka in 2013 February/March.

Sri Lankan Minister Briefs About the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting Arrangements


Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, called on Professor G.L Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, on Monday. The Secretary-General is in Sri Lanka to attend the 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference currently being held in Colombo.

Young and the Bright Should Lead Sri Lanka!

It was quite reassuring to see positive comments with equally valuable suggestions from over a dozen of people to my last article on the “Need for Peaceful Regime Change.” Of course I have got nasty and hostile comments as well. Among the positives, many emphasized the FUTA example and called for the young to take the lead.


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