Derana Dream Star – Australian Tour, on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 6.00pm at Besen Centre,87 Station Street, Burwood (Melway ref 61C5). Appearing are the ‘Dream Star’ Winner and Finalists together with leading artistes. Tickets: $50.00, $40.00 and $30.00 each. For further information and bookings, contact: 1300973 978.
The Daily FT spoke with UNP Working Committee Member, Media Director and Political Strategist for the Opposition, Krishantha Cooray about what led to the fall of a seemingly-invincible President Mahinda Rajapaksa and what the new political regime in the country under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe could herald for Sri Lanka’s beleaguered and suppressed media fraternity. Following are excerpts: