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SC rules dissolution of parliament illegal

Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:12

A fuller Bench of seven Supreme Court (SC) Justices today unanimously ruled that President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament on November 9, before the completion of four and half years, was unconstitutional and illegal. The highly a...

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Aftermath of SC verdict

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Cartoon of the day

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Opening of Ramzi & Co

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Won’t let UPFA ally with UNP: Prez

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The President assured that he would not allow the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to ally with the United ...


MR likely to relinquish office along with Cabinet

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who recently served as the Prime Minister, is likely to relinquish office in the gov...


Not ready to work with Ranil at any cost: Prez

Thursday, 13 December 2018 21:05
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In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling today, President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have told the parliamentary...


Security tightened outside Lake House

Thursday, 13 December 2018 20:39
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A tense situation reported outside Lake House this evening when a group of United National Party (UNP) supporters report...


Parliament still should be dissolved: Anura

Thursday, 13 December 2018 20:32
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While praising the verdict delivered by the Supreme Court that President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve...


We have no other court to go now: Namal

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MP Namal Rajapaksa responding to the historical court decision made by the Supreme Court regarding the dissolution&...


UK PM May says she will quit before next UK election

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that she will step down before the country holds its next scheduled nat...


We trust President, will respect the judgment: RW

Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:54
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After the Supreme Court verdict on dissolution of parliament, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said that they trust that ...


Delivering verdict begins

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The Seven judges arrived at the Supreme Court to deliver the judgment regarding the petitions filed against the dissolut...


Kalabooshana Awards Ceremony postponed

Thursday, 13 December 2018 16:29
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The Cultural, Internal Affairs and Regional Development Ministry yesterday announced that the Kalabooshana Awards Ceremo...


UNP lodges Police complaint on ‘secret agreement’

Thursday, 13 December 2018 16:03
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The UNP today said it had lodged a complaint with the Police against what UNP members claimed a false document which was...


Security tightened in SC premises

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Security at the Supreme Court Premises has been tightened with the deployment of the Special Task Force (STF) due to the...


UNP wants full bench over MR’s petition

Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:15
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Lawyers of UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe have filed a Petition in the Supreme Court seeking a fuller Bench to hear Mah...


UNP wants Speaker ruling on MPs joined SLPP

Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:15
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UNP would request Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to look into whether UPFA MPs, who obtained membership of the SLPP could remai...


Decapitated head found in a factory in Peliyagoda

Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:20
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A decapitated human head had been found at a factory premise at Dutugemunu Mawatha in Peliyagoda last morning,...


SC verdict on dissolution of Parliament today at 4 p.m

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The Supreme Court is to deliver its decision regarding the petitions filed against the dissolution of parliament at 4 p....


SLAF launches first ever aerial seed bombing operation

Thursday, 13 December 2018 09:39
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The first ever Seed Bombing operation was launched this morning by the Sri Lanka Air Force in Nochchiagama.   ...


Mi17 deployed to douse fire in Nallathanniya

Thursday, 13 December 2018 08:34
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The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Mi17 helicopter had been deployed with a Bambi bucket this morning from Rathmalana to dou...


Theresa May survives confidence vote of Tory MPs

Thursday, 13 December 2018 07:33
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Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 to 117. ...


Prez requests UPFA MPs to create public opinion

Thursday, 13 December 2018 03:03
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President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have asked for creation of public opinion on the conduct of a referen...


Executive, Legislature, Judiciary can’t resolve prevailing crisis: Dullas

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 22:30
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While claiming that the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary can’t find a solution to the prevailing polit...


35-year-old businessman shot dead in Sapugaskanda

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 21:23
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A 35-year-old businessman was shot dead by two gunmen arrived on a motorbike at Galwala Junction in Sapugaskanda police ...


Majority of MPs back me: Ranil

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 21:23
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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that the majority of MPs backing him to become the Prime Minister once again ...


TNA says its support was conditional

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 20:01
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today that its support for the vote of confidence on United National Party (UNP) ...


JVP not concerned of whoever appointed to Premiership: Anura

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) was not concerned about whoever was appointed to the premiership, as the JVP was wel...


Grade 5 Scholarship exam: Cut-off marks released

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The Examinations Department today released the cut-off marks for the enrolment of students to Grade 6 next year, based o...


Vote of confidence on RW: Speaker informs Prez

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:59
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had informed President Maithripala Sirisena that Parliament had duly approved the vote of confid...


We don’t accept confidence motion: Keheliya

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 15:36
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UPFA MP Keheliya Rambukwella said that they don’t accept the motion of confidence presented and passed in support ...


Parliament adjourned until Dec 18

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today adjourned parliament session till 1.00 pm on December 18.Prior to the adjournment, a motio...


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New wife unknowingly gave her husband a rag

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