President Sirisena Hits Fresh Snag Over Referendum: Prospects Of Referendum Are Hampered By Several Factors

Although President Maithripala Siriena has explored the possibility of holding a referendum following an unfavourable ruling by the Supreme Court, the pros

2018-Dec-14 - News Admin

Supreme Court's Ruling On President's Decision To Dissolve Parliament Expected Today Or Tomorrow

The Supreme Court's ruling on President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve Parliament is expected today or tomorrow.  A seven member

2018-Dec-14 - News Admin

Janaka Tennakoon's Nephew Thilina Bandara Tennakoon Meets Ranil Wickremesinghe And Obtains UNP Membership

Former Central Provincial Council Minister Thilina Bandara Tennakoon obtained membership with the United National Party.  Tennakoon met UNP Leader Ra

2018-Dec-10 - News Admin

President Says He Will Respect Court's Decision On Dissolution: "This Is A Conflict Between Local Values And Foreign Powers"

President Maithripala Sirisena today said he would accept the Supreme Court ruling on the dissolution of Parliament, whatever it may be.  The Preside

2018-Dec-10 - News Admin

UNP To Stage Massive Political Rally In The Vicinity Of Presidential Secretariat On December 12

The United National Party will stage a massive demonstration at Galle Face Green on December 13 demanding the reappointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe at the

2018-Dec-10 - News Admin

Proposal To Cut Budgetary Allocations To Prime Minister's Office Presented To Parliament: House Likely To Take Vote On Nov 29

A proposal to cut budgetary allocations to the Prime Ministers Office has been presented to Parliament by the United National Front today.  When the

2018-Nov-19 - News Admin

Speaker Holds Party Leaders Meeting Before Daily Proceedings: Two Separate Group Meetings By UPFA And UNP

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya held a party leaders meeting before the commencement of the Parliamentary sessions this afternoon.  Before the party leaders

2018-Nov-19 - News Admin

Public And Foreign Diplomats Barred From Entering Parliamentary Gallery Today Due To Objections Raised By UPFA MPs

The Public and diplomats have been prevented from viewing Parliamentary proceedings today as the public and VIP galleries will be closed, Parliament source

2018-Nov-19 - News Admin

Palitha Thewaperuma Wields Butter Knife During Parliamentary Scuffle Today: Ranjan, Johnston Attempt To Wrestle It Away

Parliamentarian Palitha Thewaperuma was caught brandishing a butter knife during the scuffle that broke out in Parliament this morning.  The Kalutara

2018-Nov-16 - News Admin

United National Front Party Leaders Demand Presidential Election: Demands Sirisena To Contest As Presidential Candidate

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader Rauff Hakeem demanded a Presidential election from President Maithripala Sirisena.  "When we meet the Pr

2018-Nov-16 - News Admin

 

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Although President Maithripala Siriena has explored the possibility of holding a referendum following an unfavourable ruling by the Supreme Court, the prospect of a referendum are hampered by several
2018-Dec-14
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Supreme Court's Ruling On President

The Supreme Court's ruling on President Maithripala Sirisena&

2018-Dec-14

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Janaka Tennakoon's Nephew Thilina B

Former Central Provincial Council Minister Thilina Bandara Tennak

2018-Dec-10

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President Says He Will Respect Cour

President Maithripala Sirisena today said he would accept the Sup

2018-Dec-10

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The United National Party will stage a massive demonstration at Galle Face Green on December 13 demanding the reappointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Prime Minister of the country.  The pro
2018-Dec-10
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A proposal to cut budgetary allocations to the Prime Ministers Office has been presented to Parliament by the United National Front today.  When the proposal was discussed at the party leaders m
2018-Nov-19
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya held a party leaders meeting before the commencement of the Parliamentary sessions this afternoon.  Before the party leaders meeting, the UNP and the UPFA parliamentary g
2018-Nov-19
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Public And Foreign Diplomats Barred

The Public and diplomats have been prevented from viewing Parliam

2018-Nov-19

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Palitha Thewaperuma Wields Butter K

Parliamentarian Palitha Thewaperuma was caught brandishing a butt

2018-Nov-16

By News Admin

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United National Front Party Leaders

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader Rauff Hakeem demanded a P

2018-Nov-16

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, making a statement in Parliament a day after his No Confidence Vote in Parliament, said he only became the Prime Minister to ensure a Parliamentary election under a
2018-Nov-16
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and other party leaders supporting the No Confidence Motion against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will meet President Maithripala Sirisena at 5 pm today.  The meetin
2018-Nov-16
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Newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and a number of SLFP Parliamentary today joined the Sri Lanka Podujana Party  (SLPP), relinquishing their SLFP membership.  Informed sources
2018-Nov-12
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Decisions By New Government: Appoin

The first Cabinet meeting of the new government held today with t

2018-Oct-31

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Speaker Requests President Again To

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has written a second letter to President

2018-Oct-31

By News Admin

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Sampanthan's Meeting With Rajapaksa

Opposition Leader R.Sampanthan's meeting with new Prime Minis

2018-Oct-31

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The United National Party's official website unp.lk appears to have been hacked, although it is unclear who it was hacked by.  The hackers have inserted an image of the UNP leader, with the
2018-Oct-29
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In a strongly-worded statement, UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera denounced the Sirisena-Rajapaksa 'government', saying it was illegal, and promised stern action against those legitimizing the coup.
2018-Oct-29
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