House should decide on Executive Presidency: Maithri

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 16:05

President Maithripala Sirisena today entrusted the power to make a final decision on the executive presidency to the members of parliament.

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New constitution, oversight committees soon: Ranil

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 23:35
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who congratulated Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, said today the new government intended t...


Enact electoral reforms within a year: Nimal Siripala

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 22:16
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Electoral reforms must be enacted during the first year of the new parliament, former Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala d...


Stop witch-hunt against army intelligence personnel: BBS

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 21:19
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera called on authorities to stop hunting army intelli...


Vital Sri Lanka - India relations on sound footing as never before - Arvind Gupta

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 18:13
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Indian Deputy National Security Advisor Dr Arvind Gupta said that the ever increasing India - Sri Lanka relations were n...


Kotahena shooting: Police release suspect’s photo

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 17:29
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Police today released the photograph of a person identified as Jude Priyantha Francis and sought the public’s assi...


‘Terrorism’ should be looked at as Common Threat: Karzai

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 16:55
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Unless the International Community began to see terrorism as a common threat to the very survival of the world, there co...


Gammanpila's talk of armed struggle shouted down

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 16:43
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Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader Udaya Gammanpila's speech in parliament was met with protests by some government...


Five soldiers injured in attack by detainees

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 14:28
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Five army personnel were injured when attacked by a group of detainees at the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre for dr...


Roads to parliament closed till 4.00 p.m.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 14:03
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Vehicular traffic on the roads leading to parliament would be restricted for two hours this afternoon because of the spe...


Free Wi-Fi zone at Viharamahadevi Park

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 13:44
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The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has taken measures to install a Wi-fi zone at the Viharamahadevi Park to provide fre...


Sharma, three SL players charged for misconduct

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:08
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India paceman Ishant Sharma and three Sri Lankan players have been charged for misconduct during the ongoing third test ...


MR becomes an MP

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 11:45
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn-in as a parliamentarian of the new parliament today. He was seated in the s...


Thilanga appointed Deputy Speaker

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 11:09
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UPFA Parliamentarian Thilanga Sumathipala was appointed as the Deputy Speaker of new parliament a short while ago. ...


Stay order on full-face helmet ban extended

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 10:53
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The interim order issued staying the operation of the police circular banning the use of full-face helmets, was extended...


Karu appointed new Speaker

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 09:55
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UNP MP and former Public Administration Minister Karu Jayasuriya was appointed uncontested as the Speaker of new parliam...


PCoI summons ex-ITN chief

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 03:08
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The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) will today interrogate former ITN chairman Anura Siriwardena over a loss o...


Ranil states criteria for portfolios

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 01:27
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is reported to have told his party seniors that in assigning Cabinet portfolios he w...


CEA temporarily revokes suspension on Coca-Cola’s EPL

Monday, 31 August 2015 19:40
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The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) today temporarily revoked the suspension imposed on the Environmental Protecti...


Karzai arrives in SL

Monday, 31 August 2015 17:41
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Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, arrived in Sri Lanka this afternoon to take part in the Defence Seminar 2...


Speaker will decide on Opp. Leader: UNP

Monday, 31 August 2015 16:52
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It is the speaker who has the power to decide who would be the Leader of the Opposition in the new Parliament, a United ...


UPFA allies to form new party: Gammanpila

Monday, 31 August 2015 15:12
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Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila said today several constituent parties of the United Peo...


FR challenging UPFA national list fixed for support

Monday, 31 August 2015 14:26
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A Fundamental Rights petition filed by the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) challenging the UPFA national list, was fixed ...


Saudi fire: Embassy checking on casualties

Monday, 31 August 2015 12:44
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Officials of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Saudi have been directed to check whether any Sri Lankan employees had been affec...


Video: Maithri allows Opposition to select their leader

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:44
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National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa today said President Maithripala Sirisena has allowed Opposition MP...


Video: No offence transpired against KP: AG

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:04
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The Attorney General today informed the Appeal Court that so far no offence has transpired against Kumaran Padmanadan (K...


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