Daily Mirror spoke to Professor Gehan Amaratunga about the environment necessary for innovation, research and development in science and technology in Sri Lanka. He notes the weakness in the university system and the renewed interest from the corporate sector to invest in innovation.
This dramatic video footage captured by Daily Mirror online shows a group of armed inmates of the Welikada prison coming under a hail of bullets from the STF as they try to force their way out of the prison in a three-wheeler.
A meeting of passion and interest is most often a dream come true for many. For Kal as he is fondly known the passion to sketch meeting his interest in politics was indeed a perfect match. His excellence in pictures has slowly but surely ensured him being one of the most respected and recognized cartoonist in modern history. The Daily Mirror met with the man himself who talks to us about “the tale of two affairs”.
JVP MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake spoke to the Daily Mirror on the deteriorating influence of the JVP and the issues surrounding the rift between the judiciary and the executive. He also speaks on the FUTA strike.
UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera speaks on the University Teacher’s crisis, the pressure on the judiciary and the perceived stock market mafia. He also comments on “girlfriend companies”, the opposition’s preparation for an upcoming change and the Malaka Silva case.
Minister of National Languages and Social Integration and veteran of the left movement Vasudeva Nanayakkara talks on the issues of Malaka Silva, the deterioration of the Left-movement and clarifies matters relating to the Judicial Services Commission. He also addresses the issues of corruption and the University Teachers crisis.
Minister of Public Management Reforms Navin Dissanayake, spoke to the Daily Mirror on his father’s legacy, the public administration system of the country and the weaknesses of the UNP.
Dayasiri Jayasekara who was the centre of controversy during the past few months speaks to the Daily Mirror about his current political stance, his future political aspirations, the decline of law and order and much more in a wide ranging interview with Daily Mirror online.
Hirunika Premachandra didn’t mince her words when she spoke to the Daily Mirror about her recent appearance at a UPFA rally which created doubts among sections of the public about her political ambitions and much more.
Minister Mervyn Silva in a no holds barred interview spoke to the Daily Mirror about animal sacrifice, allegations of extortion, drug peddling, threats to journalists and much more.
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