Items filtered by date: Thursday, 29 March 2018

Music of the moment

Kavichandran Alexander does what he does with complete sincerity and with no pretension. He does what he does out of pure love for the art. He takes very little credit and just does it because he sees something beautiful in the music he archives by recording with the utmost purity. Melodies features Kavichandran Alexander, the first Sri Lankan to engineer and produce of multiple Grammy award winning recordings.


President brings CB under Finance Ministry purview

In a major and contentious move, the President Maithripala Sirisena, issuing an Extraordinary Gazette notification last evening, removed the Central Bank from the purview of the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairsand returned it to the Ministry of Finance. The Security and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka too was transferred to the Ministry of Finance.


UNF, UNP to meet PM today

The United National Front (UNF) and United National Party (UNP) will meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe separately today (29) to finalise their respective stances on the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) brought against the PM, Co-Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Rajitha Senaratne said addressing the weekly Cabinet media briefing.


Speaker Karu addresses the IPU Assembly in Geneva

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya welcomed the opportunity for Sri Lanka to host the South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 11 to 12 July in Colombo. The Speaker, who is presently in Geneva to participate in the 138th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) at a meeting with the President of the IPU, Senator Gabriela Cuevas Barron from Mexico, invited the President to attend this event as the guest of honour.

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