In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        7
Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake says that documents pertaining to payments made by Mendis Distilleries owned by Arjun Aloysious to a set of MPs from government and opposition has been recovered and are being held by President Maithripala Sirisena...
In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        2
The Ceylon Electricity Board Joint Trade Union Alliance says it will engage in an indefinite strike action from the 14th of next month. Convener of the Alliance Ranjan Jayalal told us, that the strike action is to be carried out the protesting the...
In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        3
A statement on the progress of measures implemented by Sri Lanka to uphold human rights in the country, is to be delivered by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein in Geneva on the 21st of next month. A delegation from Sri...
In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        4
The United People’s Freedom Alliance has also informed President Maithripala Sirisena that it would quit the national unity government. UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera has sent a letter in this regard to the President. UPFA MP and Sports...
In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        3
President Maithripala Sirisena met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya for talks yesterday. The meeting was expected to focus on the political situation in the country. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the United National...
In Local News     Feb 19, 2018        4
Sri Lanka Freedom Party spokesman MP Thilanga Sumathipala says a final decision by the SLFP on the on- going political crisis will be taken following a party leaders meeting in parliament today. He also added the SLFP has decided to leave the...
In Local News     Feb 16, 2018        5
The Railways Department says the Kelani Valley railway line will be temporarily closed for two days due to an essential maintenance work. Assistant Railway Superintendant Vijaya Samarasinghe said that accordingly, the railway line will be closed...
In Local News     Feb 16, 2018        3
Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake says the party will wait till a resolution is put forward to dissolve parliament, and then decide on the matter. The MP made the statement in response to a question raised at a...
In Local News     Feb 16, 2018        2
Minister and Cabinet Spokesman Dr.Rajitha Senaratne says Sri Lanka's coalition government will continue its term until the next elections in 2020 with a reshuffle in the cabinet of ministers. He made this statement at the weekly cabinet media...