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SC stays proclamation dissolving parliament

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:02

The Supreme Court today issued an interim order till December 7 staying the proclamation issued by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve parliament.   The three-Judge bench of the Supreme Court granted leave to proceed with the Fundamental Ri..

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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said the interim order issued by Supreme Courts suspending the dissolution of Parl...


President convenes National Security Council

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The National Security Council chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena met this evening.     ...


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Rumors circulating that Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa had resigned were completely false, UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa sai...


Parliament meets tomorrow: Speaker

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 20:43
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today Parliament would be convened tomorrow at 10.00 am as per the gazette (2095/50) issued...


This is not the Court's final decision: Namal

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UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa said the Supreme Court’s interim order on the dissolution of parliament was not the Court&...


Speaker convenes party leaders meeting tomorrow

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Speaker karu Jayasuriya has convened a party leaders meeting at 8.30 a.m. tomorrow morning at the parliament complex. ...


JVP to meet Speaker today: Urge reconvening parliament tomorrow

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MPs have decided to meet Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at 7.00 p.m. today and request him ...


People won their first victory: Ranil

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:43
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UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said in a Twitter message that the people have won their first victory.  ...


SLPP rejects giving nominations to anyone yet

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:28
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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today rejected reports of giving nominations to anyone and said it has not yet fi...


Namal Kumara decides to contest election from SLPP

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:09
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Anti-Corruption Force Operations Director Namal Kumara today said that he would contest at the upcoming Parliamentary El...


Parliament dissolution: SC decision at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 15:47
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The three-Judge bench of the Supreme Court concluded all submissions with regard to the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition...


Dilhara Lokuhettige charged with corruption

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 15:44
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Former Sri Lanka cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Boar...


13 Lankans fled for Israel following ‘October revolution’ detained

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 15:11
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Thirteen Sri Lankans who had fled to Israel after reportedly having received death threats following the ‘October ...


Kapila Chandrasena new SriLankan Chairman

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 14:59
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Former Chief Executive officer of SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka Kapila Chandrasena has been appointed as the Chairm...


Body of unidentified man found in Diyawanna Oya

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The body of an unidentified man was found floating along Diyawanna Oya near the Kotuwegoda Bridge on the Buthgamuwa Road...


Ranjith, Mano resign from SriLankan Airlines

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 13:01
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SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ranjith Fernando resigned today while Director Board Member Mano Tittawella had re...


Court has no jurisdiction to hear FR petitions against dissolution: AG

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 12:08
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The Attorney General today concluded his submissions saying that the court had no jurisdiction to hear and determine the...


Hope SL’s stability will be ensured through due process: Japan

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:49
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The Government of Japan hopes that the stability in Sri Lanka will continue to be ensured through due process in accorda...


Church of Ceylon expresses concern over dissolution of Parliament

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:23
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The Diocese of Colombo of the Church of Ceylon today expressed its shock and great dismay over the dissolution of Parlia...


5 petitions filed supporting dissolution of Parliament

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:42
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Five petitions supporting the dissolution of parliament were filed at the Supreme Court by Prof. G.L. ...


SC resumes hearing of FR petitions on dissolution of Parliament

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:13
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The hearing into the Fundamental Right petitions filed in the Supreme Court challenging the dissolution of Parliament co...


Stan Lee, Marvel Comics' Real-Life Superhero, Dies at 95

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Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a ...


Some UNP MPs want Sajith as PM candidate

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 08:16
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A group of UNP MPs have reportedly warned that they would not contest the general election unless there were sweeping ch...


"President Can't Act like Alice in Wonderland"- Counsel tell SC

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 06:27
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Challenging all arguments in favour of the dissolution of Parliament, the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday heard ten petitio...


Onela ordered to submit details of GTL to CID

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 04:48
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Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday ordered MP Ravi Karunanayake’s daughter, Onela Karunanayake to ...


Western diplomats shun meeting with FM on political crisis

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Eight Western countries stayed away from the meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister  Dr.  Sarath Amunugama on M...


President's decisions: FM briefs foreign diplomats

Monday, 12 November 2018 21:36
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Foreign Minister Sarath Amunugama today briefed foreign diplomats based in Colombo at the Foreign Affairs Ministry regar...


UNP weak to face polls: SLPP

Monday, 12 November 2018 21:02
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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today that the United National Party (UNP) would have to go for a snap Gener...


Lankan charged with double murder after acid attack on wife, boyfriend

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A 30-year-old Sri Lankan man charged with two counts of murder after pouring acid on his 23-year-old wife and her boyfri...


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