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UNP holds rally against suppression of democracy

The demonstration organised by the United National Party (UNP) against the continued suppression of democracy is being held at the Lipton Circus in Town Hall, Colombo. A number of supporters of the UN...





Speaker leaves seat after objects thrown at him

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:47

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya left his seat after a wastepaper basket, black folder and copy of the Constitution were thrown at him Parliament. ..

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Critical situation

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Cartoon of the day

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Urban Island Concept Store

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Ready to hold polls in a legal manner: RW

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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said they are ready to hold both Presidential and General Elections in a democrati...


Petrol, diesel down by Rs.5

Thursday, 15 November 2018 16:01
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The prices of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) petrol (92 and 95) and Diesel (Auto and Super) would be reduced by Rs.5...


Several roads blocked due to UNP rally

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Several roads in Colombo are congested due to the United National Party rally which is to begin in few minutes at Lipton...


UNF party leaders to meet President

Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:09
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United National Front (UNF) party leaders have decided to meet President Maithripala Sirisena at 5.00 pm today, MP Patal...


Parliament to meet tomorrow

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At the party leaders meeting held at the parliamentary complex today, it was decided that Parliament would meet tomorrow...


Unnecessary conflict created between Legislature and Executive: Karu

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An unnecessary conflict had been created between the Legislature and the Executive, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said in a le...


MR-RW to meet shortly

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to meet UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe in the Parliament House shortly to ...


Parliament adjourned till Nov. 21

Thursday, 15 November 2018 11:57
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Parliament was adjourned till November 21.  ...


Rupee hits record low of 178

Thursday, 15 November 2018 11:40
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The Sri Lankan Rupee depreciated further against the US Dollar today. ...


Security tightened around Parliamentary complex, Ministry offices

Thursday, 15 November 2018 11:25
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Special Task Force personnel had been deployed around the Parliamentary complex as well as 32 Ministries in Colombo as a...


Parliament session concluded

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Parliament session was concluded after clashes between MPs following the tense situation. ...


Mahinda, Ranil leave chamber

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:55
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Prime Minster Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and several MPs have left the Parliament cha...


Several MPs injured

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:40
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Several MPs including UPFA Parliamentarian Dilum Amunugama were injured during the tense situation in Parliament a while...


MR urges Opposition MPs to join and go for elections

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:35
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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa requested all 225 Parliamentarians to join hands with the Government and to go for a Ge...


Tense situation in Parliament

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:30
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A tense situation prevailed in Parliament after UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella requested a Parliament vote by name for the spe...


Parliament sessions begin

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:03
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Parliament sessions began a short while ago after Parliament was adjourned yesterday due to the tense situation prevaile...


MR still Prime Minister: Govt.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 06:46
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The government said that newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa would continue in the post because yesterday&r...


UPFA rejects NCM

Thursday, 15 November 2018 03:58
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The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) said yesterday it would not abide the Speaker’s ruling as the vo...


President rejects NCM brought against PM, Govt.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 00:53
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In a letter to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday rejected the No-Confidence Motion (NCM)...


West should not meddle with internal matters: Prelate

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 22:20
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The Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Ven. Warakagoda Gnanarathna Thera said on Tuesday that Western countries sho...


MR to make statement in parliament tomorrow

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 22:09
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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa would make a statement in parliament tomorrow, the government said today. ...


UNP to occupy government benches in Parliament: Sujeewa

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 21:25
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UNP claimed that it will occupy the benches meant for the government when Parliament meets tomorrow. ...


UNP to stage protest tomorrow

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 20:19
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UNP is to stage a protest at Lipton Circus tomorrow against the unconstitutional moves by the government, urging it to r...


Accept the SC ruling:EC Chairman

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:49
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With the submissions made before the court, all would have to accept the decision of the Supreme Court, the Chairman of ...


JVP will not associate with UNP: Anura

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 18:24
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said it would not associate with the UNP to form a Government or for any other...


Dilshan joins SLPP

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 17:02
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Former Sri Lankan Cricket captain T.M. Dilshan has obtained the membership of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) at ...


Prez will take necessary action after receiving Speaker’s letter: Samarasinghe

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:29
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President Maithripala Sirisena would take necessary action after receiving the letter from the Speaker, Minister Mahinda...


Govt. decides to hold PC poll under PR system

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:23
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The Cabinet has agreed to prepare legal draft to hold the Provincial Council (PC) election under the Proportional Repres...


Find a peaceful solution, respect democratic institutions: MEPs

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 14:31
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The MPs of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Tuesday called upon all relevant parties in Sri Lanka to find a peaceful an...


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