Sydney's Taronga Zoo has released a specially-bred group of critically endangered yellow-spotted bell frogs into the wild. Yellow-spotted bell frogs were thought to have become extinct until a chance discovery a decade ago. It allowed scientists to breed a so-called insurance population' in captivity to help the species recover.
‘Sundara Sendewa Handunagaththoth oba maa’, a popular Sinhala Radio programme conducted by veteran radio artistes Nelum Kalubowila airs at 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm every Friday on Sri Lanka Commercial Service (Sinhala).
DeeZone has been one of the leading and exciting bands in the music scene in Colombo for almost eight years now, boasting a lineup of talented and popular musicians. Melodies met up with DeeZone band leader Damian Wikkramatillake and the guys to discover what the band has to offer in terms of entertainment.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentary group last evening unanimously decided to request Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to resign from the Premiership before the no-confidence motion, which is to be taken up on Wednesday.
The Government expects to earn a revenue of Rs. 60 billion each year through the new Inland Revenue Act (IRA) which came into effect on Sunday (1), said Finance and Mass Media Ministry, Deputy Secretary, S.R. Attygalle yesterday.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) are to come to a final decision on their stance regarding the No-Confidence motion today (3 April) at a meeting to be held at the Parliamentary complex, while the JVP is set to submit evidence proving that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was complicit in protecting corrupt politicians allied to the Rajapaksas during the No-Confidence motion debate.
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress will support Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and vote against the No Confidence Motion submitted by the Joint Opposition, SLMC Secretary Shafeek Rajabdeen said, yesterday.
The University Non-Academics Trade Unions Joint Committee claimed that the discussion with Minister Kabir Hashim was successful and that they would return to work from tomorrow (4).
With a lot of persuasion I managed to get hold of Brendon Kuruppu for an interview at the Bloomfield pavilion, his appearance belied his age, smartly dressed, still looking good enough to don pads for Sri Lanka both as an opener and wicket-keeper.