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Swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Ranil today
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 05:55.35 AM ] []
The UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe swearing in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat. [More]
National government with UNF was against the mandate : Gamanpila
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 05:33.06 AM ]
The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) general secretary Udaya Gammanpila said today the SLFP’s decision to form a national government with the United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) was against the mandate because people voted for the UPFA in protest of UNFGG’s manifesto. [More]
UN war crime report ! Secrete copy would be presented to president
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 05:05.25 AM ]
Secrete copy of United Nation Investigations on Lankan war crimes would be presented to president Maithripala Sirisena tomorrow. [More]
Young gold smuggler arrested at BIA
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 04:58.49 AM ]
Police Narcotic Bureau officials stationed at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) have apprehended a man who attempted to smuggle in four gold biscuits weighing 400 g, yesterday (20) at around 7.45a.m. [More]
EU tells new Government to ensure accountability
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 04:47.44 AM ]
The European Union (EU) has urged the new Government to ensure accountability and genuine national reconciliation takes place in Sri Lanka. [More]
Names of UNP national list members
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 04:39.35 AM ]
Name list of United National Party national list candidates released this morning. [More]
France hopes polls helps inter-community reconciliation
[ Friday, 21 August 2015, 03:57.38 AM ]
The French Government says it hopes the outcome of the Parliamentary election will help continue the action taken since the election of President Maithripala Sirisena in support of human rights and inter-community reconciliation. [More]
Names of parliamentarians will be gazetted today
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 04:16.23 PM ]
The Elections Secretariat states that the names of the candidates who emerged victorious at the 2015 General Election will be gazetted on Thursday. [More]
Multi-vehicle collision on Southern Expressway
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 04:11.51 PM ]
5 vehicles collided at Dodangoda area along the Southern Expressway this afternoon. [More]
Body parts of the woman in Ampitiya who died after getting makeup application
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 03:54.40 PM ]
The body parts of the young woman of Maddepathana in Ampitiya, Kandy who is believed to have died after getting a makeup application, have been sent to the government analyst. [More]
Three injured in two different collisions at Batticaloa
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 03:45.51 PM ] []
Three injured in two different collisions reported at the Kalmunai main road, Batticaloa last afternoon. [More]
Basil says no to politics - Decides to retire
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 03:38.34 PM ]
The decision taken by former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa after the Presidential Elections to exit from active politics remains unchanged. [More]
SLTB files case against Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 03:32.37 PM ]
The SLTB filed a lawsuit in the Colombo Commercial High Court today against the 2015- presidential election committee members of the UPFA, including former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, claiming a sum of Rs. 142 million. [More]
Elderly couple murdered in Ambalangoda
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 03:29.51 PM ]
A couple stabbed to death with weapon while at their residence in Ambalangoda last night. [More]
Champika opposes the national government
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 02:21.30 PM ]
Patali Champika Ranawaka strongly opposes appointing national government together with SriLanka Freedom Party. [More]
JVP should join the Maithiri government - Somawansa Amarasinghe
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 02:19.58 PM ]
Former JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe called upon JVP to join hands with Maithripala Sirisena government. [More]
Body of an infant found at tea estate
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 01:02.49 PM ] []
Body of an infant recovered from Ayarabi estate at Norwood this evening. This estate located close to the Keselgamuwa oya. [More]
Karu to be the new speaker of the parliament ?
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 12:38.45 PM ]
United National Party Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya would be appointed as speaker of new parliament, Sirikotha sources said. [More]
Ranil to take oath tomorrow
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 09:59.51 AM ]
Ranil Wickramasinghe will take oath as new Prime Minister of this country infront of president Maithiripala Sirisena. [More]
Tamil political prisoners were tortured at Anuradhapura prison
[ Thursday, 20 August 2015, 09:50.47 AM ]
Since end of the election prison officials attached to the Anuradhapura prison have taken revenge upon Tamil political prisoners. [More]
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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]
False statement on Chamal Rajapaksa : Mahinda Rajapaksa
[ Monday, 31 August 2015, 05:47.17 AM ]
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa strongly denies the appointment of former speaker Chamal Rajapaksa as opposition leader or the minister of new cabinet. [More]
Bribery commission to be revived
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:26.33 AM ]
The government is to revive the bribery commission, alleged to be dormant, by appointing new members within a fortnight of the first meeting of the new parliament, Sinhala media reports. [More]
Executive councils to supervise ministries
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 07:01.25 AM ]
The now-existent parliamentary committees supervising government ministries will be replaced by executive councils, the government has decided. [More]
First informal meeting on Lanka on September 17
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:44.19 AM ]
An informal meeting will take place to gather support for Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council on September 17 at the UN building in Geneva. [More]
Karuna denies helping the army defeat the LTTE
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:32.22 AM ] []
Former LTTE eastern commander Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman has denied claims that he helped the army defeat the LTTE. [More]
UPFA coalition partners to form new alliance?
[ Sunday, 30 August 2015, 06:13.32 AM ]
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s allies are planning to form a new opposition alliance, breaking away from President Maithripala Sirisena’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition, senior leftist leaders said on Saturday. [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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