The defence allocation of 539 billion rupees in the budget 2023 drew criticism as the island nation faced its worst economic crisis since 1948.
The 10 final frames were a photographic record, not just of the moments before the carnage on the night of May 21, 1991, but of the men and women who made it happen.
The penalty points system was introduced in F1 at the start of the 2014 season, but no driver has yet collected the 12 points needed for a ban.
The Madras High Court denied default bail to a few Sri Lankans who were part of an LTTE operation to steal `40 crore from the bank account of a dead woman in Mumbai by fabricating documents.
This is also the first time that the top UN body has linked the economic crisis with Sri Lanka's gross human rights violations.
Sources said M Naveen alias Naveen Chakravarthy (25) and J Sanjay Prakash (24) were intercepted by Salem police near the Puliyampatti bus stand in Omalur on May 19.
Lanka is petrified at possibility of a return of Sinhala-left insurgency & ethnic Tamil militancy, both of which owe their birth to competing socio-economic aspirations fuelled by electoral compulsion
And his conviction that “nothing more was to be found” is unshaken. “All the loose ends were tied up,” he told this correspondent over the phone.
According to the prosecution, in an attempt to revive LTTE, the trio had procured arms and cyanide capsules and were preparing to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka.
Rajapaksa, who is also the defence minister, asserted that the armed forces, who 'safeguarded the freedom and territorial integrity' of the country will never be forgotten.
The Sri Lankan defence ministry in a statement said " Hindu' newspaper has published a report on May 13 quoting Indian intelligence that the LTTE is planning to launch an attack in Sri Lanka on May 18
The LTTE, which led a separatist war for a separate Tamil homeland, was crushed by the Lankan military in 2009 with the death of its supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran.
His opportunity comes next Sunday when the Formula One season begins in Bahrain.
The Finn, who is 31 points adrift of defending five-time champion Hamilton in this year's title race, clocked a track record fastest lap
Government told the court that the former prime minister's assassins cannot be released and that the President of India has earlier already rejected a proposal to release the convicts.
Valtteri Bottas allowed himself a roar of delight on Saturday when he claimed pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The court, however, removed Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam from the 28-member bloc's terror list, BBC reported.
A headstrong Sebastian Vettel, rejecting the evidence of official data, accused the victorious Valtteri Bottas of jumping the start at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas converted pole position into his second win since joining Mercedes in the Austrian Grand Prix.