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No conditions on national government : Prime Minister
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 06:51.03 AM ]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe announced national government never imposes pressure and invited the SriLanka Freedom Party to join hands with us. [More]
Tomorrow the UNFGG Ministers to be sworn in to take their Oaths
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 06:32.47 AM ]
The UNFGG ministers to be sworn in tomorrow. [More]
Nepal PM wants to boost ties with SL
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 06:22.02 AM ]
Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has congratulated the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka's Ranil Wickremesinghe and expressed his desire to work closely with his Sri Lankan counterpart to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries. [More]
President Sirisena inspects weapons seized from LTTE
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 06:05.07 AM ] []
President Maithripala Sirisena engaged in an inspection tour of the Navy camp in Trincomalee on Sunday. [More]
Sobitha thero warns the national government
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:57.17 AM ]
Movement for the Social Justice today called upon the national government to appoint ministers according to the promises made to the people of this country. [More]
S.B.Dissanayake to be appointed as opposition leader
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:49.07 AM ]
Opposition leader S.B.Dissanayake elected to the parliament from national list would be appointed has the new opposition leader of this country, sources said. [More]
Former defence secretary appeared before the special presidential Commission
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:45.17 AM ] []
The Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa appeared before the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry into large scale Corruption and Fraud. [More]
I have been elected to the parliament through an agreement
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:26.08 AM ]
M.L.A.M.Hizbullaha today announced I failed to obtain highest number of preferential but as per the agreement signed between the United Peoples Freedom Alliance General Secretary, Susil Premajayantha i have been elected to the parliament through the national list. [More]
Sri Lanka will be able to work out a new constitution by next year : Prime Minister
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:20.19 AM ]
The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed confidence that Sri Lanka will be able to work out a new constitution within the next year. [More]
Ex-president meets president Sirisena
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:11.11 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday while at president’s official residence in Colombo -07. [More]
Land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur Featured
[ Monday, 24 August 2015, 05:03.25 AM ] []
A ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to hand over the land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur, on Saturday (22). [More]
Constitution needs to be changed : Elections Commissioner defeated candidates re-entering via the national list
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 12:25.31 PM ]
Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya told media that if there is opposition from the public to sending candidates defeated at the parliamentary election through the National List back to Parliament, the Constitution should be changed. [More]
Nisha Biswal to arrive here next week
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 11:56.16 AM ]
The United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal is due to arrive in Sri Lanka next week, the Government sources said. [More]
Student in hospital sits for Grade 5 Scholarship Exam
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 11:47.36 AM ]
A student from Hatton, who was under medication at Peradeniya hospital for his injured hand, had sat for the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination at the hospital premises today. [More]
JVP lost because it supported the UNP: Somawansa
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 11:19.06 AM ]
Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Somawansa Amarasinghe said it was sad to see the JVP being wiped out at the August 17 general election. [More]
UPFA national list to courts
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 10:56.03 AM ]
Several parties, including Wimal Weerawansa’s NFF, are to file court action tomorrow (24) against the national list presented by the UPFA after the parliamentary election. [More]
Catching corrupt not stopped : Rajitha
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 10:35.16 AM ]
The new government will expedite investigations into all complaints against corrupt politicians of the former Rajapkasa regime, says Rajitha Senaratne. [More]
Dilemma on how to Appoint 28-member Cabinet !
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 09:59.53 AM ]
Ministers of the new national government are due to be sworn in before president Maithripala Sirisena and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tomorrow (24), but political sources say there is a dilemma as to how only 28 members could be appointed to the cabinet. [More]
3 contenders for sports minister position
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 09:05.22 AM ]
There are three contenders for the position of sports minister in the new government, political sources say. [More]
Rosy confirms she rejected diplomatic posting
[ Sunday, 23 August 2015, 08:25.17 AM ]
Former United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Rosy Senanayake has confirmed that she had rejected a diplomatic posting offered to her. [More]
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Buddhist clergy drawn at Pasikuda beach
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 03:32.17 PM ]
Buddhist clergy was drawn at the Pasikuda beach in Batticaloa today. [More]
Mattala Airport becomes a paddy store from Today!
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:44.54 AM ]
The Paddy Marketing Board says that the unused stores complex of the Mattala Airport will be used for storing the surplus paddy harvest of the Hambantota District from today. [More]
Gamanpila delivers controversial speech at parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 09:33.23 AM ]
Group of parliamentarians strongly opposed the speech delivered by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance newly elected parliamentarian Udaya Gamanpila. [More]
Dignity of the Parliament has Eroded over the last few years : R.Sampanthan
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 08:28.55 AM ]
The dignity of the parliament has eroded over the last few years, the TNA leader R.Sampanthan, while speaking during the maiden session of the 8th parliament session said a short while ago. [More]
Namal gearing himself for the Parliament
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 07:11.51 AM ]
Namal Rajapaksa, the son of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the present Member of the Parliament is gearing himself for the Parliamentary Session of Meetings. [More]
Mahinda Rajapaksa has become an MP!
[ Tuesday, 01 September 2015, 06:47.59 AM ] []
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn-in as a parliamentarian and a Member of the new parliament today. [More]
Srilankan tamil parties refuses the US call for domestic war crimes Investigation
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:15.39 AM ]
The Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka turn down the U.S. call for the internal ‘war crimes’ probe. [More]
UPFA faces split
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:11.53 AM ]
The UPFA Faces Split, the members of the party discuss about the formation of new alliance. [More]
US slams human rights violations in SriLanka
[ Friday, 26 June 2015, 08:03.21 AM ]
Several human rights violations had taken place last year in Sri Lanka , according to the annual human rights report of the US State Department released yesterday (Thursday). [More]
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