Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation proposes moves to streamline the national radio
Thu, Jul 31, 2014, 10:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 31, Colombo: The Chairman of the Sri Lanka's state owned Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) Hudson Samarasinghe has proposed several measures to streamline the national radio, the oldest radio station in South Asia, its trade union sources say.

Sources said that the Chairman had proposed to sell a 71 acre land belonged to the SLBC in Ekala in the Gampaha district and utilize the money to improve the standard of the ailing state venture.

Samarasinghe has proposed a volunteer retiring scheme for the surplus employees of the corporation and to develop the institution technically and to improve the content of the SLBC radio channels to be competitive with the private radio channels.

The Chairman has also proposed to reduce the number of radio channels broadcast by the SLBC from seven at present to four.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan Navy personnel accused of chasing away Indian fishermen
-- [3 hours ago]
Australia supports Sri Lanka's long term development - High Commissioner
-- [4 hours ago]
Election monitor in Sri Lanka dismayed by police inaction on election-related shooting
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition candidate says no foreign conspiracy behind decision to challenge President
Foreign conspiracy behind Sri Lanka's common opposition candidate, new ruling party secretary says
Cabinet reshuffle pending in Sri Lanka; Nimal Siripala de Silva likely to be named Prime Minister
Sri Lanka's television service providers accused of blocking the common candidate's first interview
President commissions Deduru Oya irrigation project in Sri Lanka's North Western Province
Sri Lanka presidential candidate's security reduced
UNP deputy leader backs Sri Lankan President's challenger

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.