Members of the 15th Parliament of Sri Lanka: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka presidential Polls

On 17 Nov, Gotabaya Rajapaksha, a former defense secretary and intelligence officer has won Sri Lanka’s presidential elections.  He was also accused of committing human rights violations.  He defeated his main opponent, Sajith Premadasa of the ruling United National Party (UNP). He won with more than 52% of the nearly 16 million possible votes.   His ..

Churches silent in Sri Lanka one week after attacks

Churches in the island nation of Sri Lanka have suspended the Sunday mass as the Archbishop of Colombo had delivered a special address from a chapel at his home, as the fears of impending attacks remain after the suicide bombers had killed over 250 people on Easter in churches and hotels. The entire nation has ..

Sri Lanka: Local Terrorist Outfit behind the attacks

The Health Minister of Sri Lanka, Rajitha Senaratne, has said that a local terrorist organisation is linked to a series of bombings which has claimed the lives of nearly 300 people and left around 500 others. The Minister has held the President Maithripala Sirisena for his failure to act on the intelligence input which had ..

Current Affairs: December 4, 2018

Main current events of December 4, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events UGC directs universities across the country to observe December 7 as the Armed Forces Flag Day The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on December 7 since 1949 to honour the soldiers, airmen and sailors of the country. The ..

Current Affairs : November 12, 2018

Main current events of November 12, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events 130th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad observed as National Education Day on November 11 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, 1st education minister’s 130th birth anniversary is celebrated on 11th of November. He received Sangeet Natak Academy, Lalit Kala Academy and Sahitya ..