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Sri Lanka’s RTI Rating Jumps To Third Place Globally

Sri Lanka’s RTI Rating Jumps To Third Place Globally

Sri Lanka’s Right to Information (RTI) global rating has jumped from 9th to 3rd place with the recent gazetting of the RTI Commission’s Rules on Fees and Appeals as well as the Regulations under the Act. Issuing a statement today, the Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD, Canada) which monitors the ratings of RTI laws […]

Sri Lanka War Crimes Probe: UN Urged Not To Give Additional Time

The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) passed a Resolution in its Sixth Parliamentary sitting in Paris, France, thanking the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for monitoring Sri Lanka’s International Crimes and Human Rights abuses, strongly urging the UNHRC not to give any extension of time beyond the March 2017 deadline to the Sri Lankan […]

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Graphic Traffic

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Graphic Traffic

By Nishthar Idroos – Negotiating the adrenaline raising traffic down Galle Road in his compact Maruti car is routine for Ranjith Silva. Born and bred in Colombo never has Ranjith gone through such tension and stress whilst driving. The Sales Manager working for a Pharmaceutical company based in Slave Island Colombo 02 has been driving […]

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Power: Planning, Generation, Usage & Potential Savings In Sri Lanka

By Ratnam Nadarajah – “And God said, let there be light: and there was light.” ~ Genesis In recent times power or more to the point lack power to meet peak demand has been a real issue for all concerned. There is a possibility to declare emergency and deployment of armed forces to deal with […]

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