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Fri, 10 Jul 2020
The coronavirus that has greatly changed our way of life has given rise to a host of new essentials as well. For instance, hand sanitizers, something unheard of for most people before the outbreak of the pandemic, has become essential and is in much
The Pohottuwa hierarchy has decided to give the nomination to the young son of the late CWC leader to contest from the Nuwara Eliya district at the forthcoming general polls.
The Green party has launched a new political operation now. Following the failure to cause a few defections from the rival Balavegaya, they are now planning to hook a few prominent figures campaigning for the Balavegaya.
Rajarata paddy cultivators who have begun selling paddy stocks from their latest harvest are said to have turned their guns on a prominent politico in the area.
A government purohita has embarked on a new massive project: a new zoological garden inside the forest off Thalawa!
Those in the highest echelons in the government decided to offer a very responsible high position relating to the country’s cinema to a film star who had done yeoman service to the development of this industry.
The opposition elements have started placing one obstacle after the other to holding the general polls on June 20. They seem to have developed an unusually strong aversion to this poll date despite the government’s assurance that the spread of the
A certain politico from the Kalutara district who once got deeply involved in international affairs recently got the sack from the Blue party.
Those in the inner circle of the newly founded Balavegaya had recently focused their attention on a problem causing them much concern.
This is a story related to our country’s gentlemen’s game. Former top national willow wielders were among those who participated in a meeting held the other day at a top official residence to discuss the country’s gentlemen’s game
Believe it or not! There is a lady in our Foreign Service with an unusual penchant for a well-groomed look and regularly takes beauty care treatment at public expense. And it had been child’s play for the lady to get funds for her beauty care sanct
The heads of some persons appointed to high posts in the government since its taking office in November have now begun rolling. They had been asked to go as their performance had fallen far short of expectations, they say.
Although nominations for the general poll have already been filed, preference numbers are yet to be assigned to the candidates.
A story about how one of our lady envoys incurred several thousands of Euros on her eye treatment in the States some time ago when she could have got it done in the European country, where she was serving, at a much lesser cost, had an echo at a top
In the midst of the battle against the Coronavirus, the cut-throat game had begun in some top government institutions, they say.
A roly-poly political high-up from an area South of Gin Ganga is said to be offering Rs. 2.5 million each to popular local politicos willing to run as his party’s candidates at the forthcoming general poll.
The talking point among people in a certain district these days is said to be about a daughter of a former purohita who had amassed wealth exploiting the political clout and powers of her father, while she could.
There is a political duo in an area known for the presence of wild donkeys, who are seen campaigning together these days calling themselves, ‘aiya-malli’.
A lady who was delivering the welcome speech at a meeting of a women’s organisation held at the headquarters of a certain political party had had to bring her talk to an abrupt end on an order from the irate party chief the other day, they say.
A rumour that went viral recently said that a young offspring of a top political family currently attached to a security service is planning to enter the fray from Uva.
The inauguration of the new alliance, the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) led by Sajith was held at Nelum Pokuna the other day.
As the election fever heightens, Manapa Pore, the scramble for the preference vote too has reached a new high, they say.
There had been a big rush by some Diyawanna politicos in the week that preceded the dissolution of the council to grab whatever privileges which they were about to lose.
If love is blind, infatuation could be worse, they say.
The Blue and Pohottuwa candidates in many districts are deeply embroiled in Manapa Pore these days, they say.
Two bigwigs of the main Northern alliance are reportedly no longer on talking terms following a row over ‘manape’.
A young Green politico who has made Uva his political base is said to be planning to say adieu to his familiar electorate.
Three politicos who once held high office in yahapalanaya currently getting ‘poor relative’ treatment from Pohottuwa may not get nominations from their alliance to contest the upcoming polls, they say.
A young man is said to be cruising around his district with security escorts despite being yet to go before the selection board to seek nomination to contest the upcoming general polls.
The politico who gave leadership to the people who had collectively declared: “We don’t want oxygen”, has begun supplying plants for a tree-planting campaign in an area well known for freely roaming wild donkeys, they say.
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