dailymirror.lk http://dailymirror.lk/RSS_Feeds/breaking-news The only Sri Lankan newspaper with round the clock news updates - Dailymirror Online Edition en-us rangazone.r@gmail.com Copyright 2018 FR petition filed against convening of Parliament http://www.dailymirror.lk/158590/FR-petition-filed-against-convening-of-Parliament http://www.dailymirror.lk/158590/FR-petition-filed-against-convening-of-Parliament Former UPFA MP Sarath Weerasekara has filed a Fundamental Rights (FR) petition in the Supreme Court today saying that the Parliament Secretary General has no power to convene Parliament when a stay order against the dissolution was in place.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:41:48 +0000
Chilli attack: Gamini Jayawickrama to take legal action http://www.dailymirror.lk/158588/Chilli-attack-Gamini-Jayawickrama-to-take-legal-action http://www.dailymirror.lk/158588/Chilli-attack-Gamini-Jayawickrama-to-take-legal-action UNP MP Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said today he would take legal action in connection with the attack made on him in parliament on Friday.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:16:44 +0000
Peaceful, consensual course adopted in Parliament today: President http://www.dailymirror.lk/158585/Peaceful-consensual-course-adopted-in-Parliament-today-President http://www.dailymirror.lk/158585/Peaceful-consensual-course-adopted-in-Parliament-today-President President Maithripala Sirisena today thanked all the Party Leaders and Parliamentarians for adopting a peaceful and consensual course of action at the Parliament today.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:19:40 +0000
Protest by monks teargassed http://www.dailymirror.lk/158586/Protest-by-monks-teargassed http://www.dailymirror.lk/158586/Protest-by-monks-teargassed The Police fired teargas at a protest by some Buddhist monks near the presidential secretariat calling for the release of Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera a short while ago.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:12:05 +0000
Parliament session commences, adjourned http://www.dailymirror.lk/158583/Parliament-session-commences-adjourned- http://www.dailymirror.lk/158583/Parliament-session-commences-adjourned- The parliament session which was commenced at 1 pm today was adjourned soon after till 10.30 am on Friday by Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:17:30 +0000
Party leaders meeting commences at Parliament http://www.dailymirror.lk/158581/Party-leaders-meeting-commences-at-Parliament http://www.dailymirror.lk/158581/Party-leaders-meeting-commences-at-Parliament A Party Leaders Meeting commenced at the Parliamentary complex a short while ago to finalise today’s agenda in Parliament.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:36:34 +0000
Woman, husband found dead at Akmeemana http://www.dailymirror.lk/158580/Woman-husband-found-dead-at-Akmeemana http://www.dailymirror.lk/158580/Woman-husband-found-dead-at-Akmeemana A 55-year-old woman and her 61-year-old husband were found dead in the garden behind their house at Akmeemana last night, police said.

 

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:42:13 +0000
Two passengers nabbed with foreign cigarettes at BIA http://www.dailymirror.lk/158578/Two-passengers-nabbed-with-foreign-cigarettes-at-BIA http://www.dailymirror.lk/158578/Two-passengers-nabbed-with-foreign-cigarettes-at-BIA A female passenger was apprehended by the officials of the Customs Narcotic Control Division at the Arrival Lounge at the Bandaranaike International Airport Katunayake while attempting to smuggle in 273 cartoons of foreign cigarettes containing 54,720 sticks valued at RS. 27, 30,000 packed in her traveling bag.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:07:01 +0000
CID’s IP Nishantha Silva transferred http://www.dailymirror.lk/158572/CID-s-IP-Nishantha-Silva-transferred http://www.dailymirror.lk/158572/CID-s-IP-Nishantha-Silva-transferred Inspector of Police (IP) Nishantha Silva of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been transferred to the Negombo Division with immediate effect on service requirements, sources said.
 

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:33:31 +0000
Parliament gallery closed for public today http://www.dailymirror.lk/158571/Parliament-gallery-closed-for-public-today http://www.dailymirror.lk/158571/Parliament-gallery-closed-for-public-today Visitors except for media personnel would not be allowed to enter parliament gallery during the today’s session which would commence at 1 pm today, officials said.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:45:30 +0000
Prez tells UPFA: Ready to show majority if no-faith motion moved properly http://www.dailymirror.lk/158570/Prez-tells-UPFA-Ready-to-show-majority-if-no-faith-motion-moved-properly http://www.dailymirror.lk/158570/Prez-tells-UPFA-Ready-to-show-majority-if-no-faith-motion-moved-properly President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly asked the parliamentary group of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to be ready to show majority in Parliament if a no-confidence motion were brought through the proper procedure.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:44:54 +0000
UNF to meet President with 113 affidavits today http://www.dailymirror.lk/158569/UNF-to-meet-President-with-affidavits-today http://www.dailymirror.lk/158569/UNF-to-meet-President-with-affidavits-today The United National Front (UNF) said it will meet President Maithripala Sirisena with affidavits of 113 MPs today (19), UNP MP Ajith P Perera said yesterday.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:37:26 +0000
Diamond - new symbol of UNF http://www.dailymirror.lk/158567/Diamond-new-symbol-of-UNF http://www.dailymirror.lk/158567/Diamond-new-symbol-of-UNF United National Front is reportedly planning to contest the forthcoming election as a broad alliance under a new symbol - Diamond.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:44:55 +0000
Action against MPs who misbehaved http://www.dailymirror.lk/158565/Action-against-MPs-who-misbehaved http://www.dailymirror.lk/158565/Action-against-MPs-who-misbehaved Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is to take action against MPs who misbehaved in Parliament during the last few days, while the United National Party (UNP) called to penalize MPs who misbehaved in Parliament on Friday, November 16, 2018.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:49:36 +0000
President, party leaders meeting ends inconclusively http://www.dailymirror.lk/158564/President-party-leaders-meeting-ends-inconclusively http://www.dailymirror.lk/158564/President-party-leaders-meeting-ends-inconclusively The All Party Conference, called by President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss the current political impasse, ended with no conclusion in sight, it is learnt.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:04:23 +0000
US$1000mn to be paid for loans by next January http://www.dailymirror.lk/158563/US-mn-to-be-paid-for-loans-by-next-January http://www.dailymirror.lk/158563/US-mn-to-be-paid-for-loans-by-next-January Parliamentarian Dr. Harsha De Silva said Sri Lanka should pay a vast sum of US$1,000 million as debt for loans of International Sovereign Bonds by January next year.

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 22:52:30 +0000
UNP to show majority again tomorrow http://www.dailymirror.lk/158555/UNP-to-show-majority-again-tomorrow- http://www.dailymirror.lk/158555/UNP-to-show-majority-again-tomorrow- The United National Party (UNP) today said it would show their majority yet again in Parliament tomorrow.The UNP said this after the All Party Meeting which was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena this evening.
 

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 20:48:37 +0000
51 arrested in raids on brothels in Gampaha http://www.dailymirror.lk/158548/-arrested-in-raids-on-brothels-in-Gampaha http://www.dailymirror.lk/158548/-arrested-in-raids-on-brothels-in-Gampaha At least 51 people including 42 women were arrested following an eight-hour raid on brothels carried out in several areas in the Gampaha district on Saturday.

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:09:25 +0000
We will also not attend all-party conference: JVP http://www.dailymirror.lk/158547/We-will-also-not-attend-all-party-conference-JVP http://www.dailymirror.lk/158547/We-will-also-not-attend-all-party-conference-JVP The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has also decided not to attend the all-party conference scheduled for this evening with the President, MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka said.

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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:55:53 +0000
Speaker informs President he will not attend all-party conference http://www.dailymirror.lk/158546/Speaker-informs-President-he-will-not-attend-all-party-conference http://www.dailymirror.lk/158546/Speaker-informs-President-he-will-not-attend-all-party-conference Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today informed President Maithripala Sirisena that he would not attend the all-party conference scheduled for this evening at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

 
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Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:22:20 +0000