UPFA's Sriyani Wijewickrama pledges support to President

United People’s Freedom Alliance Digamadulla MP Sriyani Wijewickrama who represented the joint opposition pledged her support to President Maithripal

2017-Dec-11 - News Admin

Nominations for 93 LG bodies to be called today

The acceptance of nominations for 93 local government bodies for the upcoming local government elections will commence from today. The National Elections

2017-Dec-11 - News Admin

TELO leaves TNA

In what appeared to a further split of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) decided to leave it to join hands

2017-Dec-07 - News Admin

Namal Says JO Can Consider Joining Hands With SLFP If They Vote Against Budget In December

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa yesterday they the Joint Opposition could consider joining hands with the SLFP if the latter decided to vote against the bu

2017-Dec-05 - News Admin

Government Affiliated Party Launches Poster Campaign In Colombo And Suburbs Targeting Gota

A poster campaign has been launched in Colombo, seemingly by a party supporting the government, targeting former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. 

2017-Dec-05 - News Admin

SLFP To Contest LG Polls Under Hand Symbol: Rajapaksa Group To Go Solo: Talks Will Not Proceed Further

Multiple sources from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) confirmed that the party will contest the forthcoming Local Government election under the symbol &

2017-Dec-04 - News Admin

Ajith P. Perera Says He Has Nothing To Do With A "Crook" Like Arjun Aloysius: Demands Action Against Perpetual Owner

Power and Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera categorically stated at the government Parliamentary group meeting yesterday that Perpetual Treasuries own

2017-Nov-29 - News Admin

Newspapers Carry Anonymous Ads In Favour of Gota: Idolise former Defence Secretary Who Is Under Corruption Probe

Several national newspapers yesterday carried full page advertisements in favour of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa who ran the risk of being a

2017-Nov-29 - News Admin

Crucial Talks Between SLFP And JO Today: Discussion Aimed At Contesting LG Polls Together

Crucial talks between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Joint Opposition will be held today, informed political sources said.  They said the

2017-Nov-27 - News Admin

Ranil Tells UNP MPs Not To Get Distracted By SLFP-JO Talks: Says The Discussion Is Purely 'Internal Business'

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had told UNP MPs not to get distracted by the ongoing discussions between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Joint Opp

2017-Nov-27 - News Admin

 

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United People’s Freedom Alliance Digamadulla MP Sriyani Wijewickrama who represented the joint opposition pledged her support to President Maithripala Sirisena last evening. The President&rsquo
2017-Dec-11
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Nominations for 93 LG bodies to be

The acceptance of nominations for 93 local government bodies for

2017-Dec-11

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TELO leaves TNA

In what appeared to a further split of the Tamil National Allianc

2017-Dec-07

By News Admin

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Namal Says JO Can Consider Joining

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa yesterday they the Joint Oppositi

2017-Dec-05

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A poster campaign has been launched in Colombo, seemingly by a party supporting the government, targeting former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.  The poster, which has been distributed in
2017-Dec-05
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Multiple sources from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) confirmed that the party will contest the forthcoming Local Government election under the symbol 'Hand'.  This comes in the wake o
2017-Dec-04
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Power and Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera categorically stated at the government Parliamentary group meeting yesterday that Perpetual Treasuries owner Arjuna Aloysius was a fraudster. "I
2017-Nov-29
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Newspapers Carry Anonymous Ads In F

Several national newspapers yesterday carried full page advertise

2017-Nov-29

By News Admin

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Crucial Talks Between SLFP And JO T

Crucial talks between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the

2017-Nov-27

By News Admin

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Ranil Tells UNP MPs Not To Get Dist

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had told UNP MPs not to get d

2017-Nov-27

By News Admin


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Various Political views have been expressed over the weekend on a number of issues, including the upcoming local government elections. Former President Chandrika Kumaratunge states it is necessary to
2017-Nov-27
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Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said he would submit a report to the Cabinet tomorrow (28) demanding a revisit to the tax reduction on beer by the budget 2018 as the fact
2017-Nov-27
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Members of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) this morning brought a no-confidence motion against Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Mustapha. The move comes on the heels of t
2017-Nov-24
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MR says attempt to arrest Gotabhaya

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday, that there is

2017-Nov-22

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'Disappointed with President' - Suj

State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe has said

2017-Nov-22

By News Admin

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"Here to promote good governance" -

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramsinghe who arrived at the Presidentia

2017-Nov-20

By News Admin


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Following are salient points of the speech made by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera during the second reading of the budget.  When this government came into power in January 2015
2017-Nov-17
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President Maithripala Sirisena said there were no secret detention centers under present government and no one was held in custody, in an illegal manner. The President gave this assurance when he hel
2017-Nov-17
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