Subscribe

DEVELOPING STORY
Parliamentary session ends in 10 minutes

1.12: Today’s parliamentary session with Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri in the chair began at 1 pm and ended 10 minutes later. It was adjourned till 10.30 am on Friday. Monday: President Maithripala Sirisena stressed at the party leaders’ meeting held yesterday that it was not appropriate and transparent to take a voice vote on a serious motion aimed at unseating a government. Instead, he said Parliament should go for a division by name or electronic voting to resolve. He said it was a system acceptable to the general public and the international community at large and that a v...





Conduct NCM vote by name or electronically: President

Sunday, 18 November 2018 21:03

At the All Party Meeting held this evening, President Maithripala Sirisena has told the party representatives that the vote on No-Confidence Motion (NCM) should be held electronically or by calling names of MPs. The President has said only then he could make ..

11071
38
MORE

Right behind you

Monday, 19 November 2018 14:43
0
347

Cartoon of the day

Monday, 19 November 2018 09:39
0
595

Peaceful, consensual course adopted in Parliament today: President

Monday, 19 November 2018 14:19
0
1548

President Maithripala Sirisena today thanked all the Party Leaders and Parliamentarians for adopting a peaceful and cons...


Protest by monks teargassed

Monday, 19 November 2018 14:12
0
1116

The Police fired teargas at a protest by some Buddhist monks near the presidential secretariat calling for the release o...


Parliament session commences, adjourned

Monday, 19 November 2018 13:17
13
5960

The parliament session which was commenced at 1 pm today was adjourned soon after till 10.30 am on Friday by Deputy Spea...


Party leaders meeting commences at Parliament

Monday, 19 November 2018 12:36
9
3061

A Party Leaders Meeting commenced at the Parliamentary complex a short while ago to finalise today’s agenda in Par...


Woman, husband found dead at Akmeemana

Monday, 19 November 2018 11:42
2
2083

A 55-year-old woman and her 61-year-old husband were found dead in the garden behind their house at Akmeemana last night...


Two passengers nabbed with foreign cigarettes at BIA

Monday, 19 November 2018 11:07
0
1219

A female passenger was apprehended by the officials of the Customs Narcotic Control Division at the Arrival Lounge at th...


CID’s IP Nishantha Silva transferred

Monday, 19 November 2018 10:33
25
3981

Inspector of Police (IP) Nishantha Silva of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been transferred to the Nego...


Parliament gallery closed for public today

Monday, 19 November 2018 09:45
17
4298

Visitors except for media personnel would not be allowed to enter parliament gallery during the today’s session wh...


Prez tells UPFA: Ready to show majority if no-faith motion moved properly

Monday, 19 November 2018 08:44
12
4845

President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly asked the parliamentary group of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (U...


UNF to meet President with 113 affidavits today

Monday, 19 November 2018 07:37
7
3648

The United National Front (UNF) said it will meet President Maithripala Sirisena with affidavits of 113 MPs today (19), ...


Diamond - new symbol of UNF

Monday, 19 November 2018 06:44
15
4577

United National Front is reportedly planning to contest the forthcoming election as a broad alliance under a new symbol ...


Action against MPs who misbehaved

Monday, 19 November 2018 03:49
10
2679

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is to take action against MPs who misbehaved in Parliament during the last few days, while the U...


President, party leaders meeting ends inconclusively

Monday, 19 November 2018 02:04
0
1254

The All Party Conference, called by President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss the current political impasse, ended with ...


US$1000mn to be paid for loans by next January

Sunday, 18 November 2018 22:52
10
2725

Parliamentarian Dr. Harsha De Silva said Sri Lanka should pay a vast sum of US$1,000 million as debt for loans of Intern...


UNP to show majority again tomorrow

Sunday, 18 November 2018 20:48
11
10620

The United National Party (UNP) today said it would show their majority yet again in Parliament tomorrow.The UNP said th...


51 arrested in raids on brothels in Gampaha

Sunday, 18 November 2018 14:09
6
13169

At least 51 people including 42 women were arrested following an eight-hour raid on brothels carried out in several area...


We will also not attend all-party conference: JVP

Sunday, 18 November 2018 12:55
3
7253

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has also decided not to attend the all-party conference scheduled for this evening w...


Speaker informs President he will not attend all-party conference

Sunday, 18 November 2018 12:22
6
12250

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today informed President Maithripala Sirisena that he would not attend the all-party conference ...


‘Koombiyo’ editor Damitha missing

Sunday, 18 November 2018 11:15
12
24245

A complaint has been lodged with the Welikada Police stating that 40-year-old Damitha Chandrasiri, the editor and script...


England win second Test against SL to seal series

Sunday, 18 November 2018 10:45
3
3163

England beat Sri Lanka by 57 runs in the second Test in Kandy on Sunday to clinch the three-Test series 2-0. ...


Suspect arrested with heroin worth Rs. 25 mn in Kotahena

Sunday, 18 November 2018 08:53
1
2974

A 33-year-old suspect had been arrested with 2.79 kg of heroin valued more than Rs. 25 million at Kotahena last night by...


Solih sworn in as Maldives Prez

Saturday, 17 November 2018 23:46
2
4620

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was inaugurated on Saturday as the new President of the Maldives after the Opposition united to di...


President calls all-party conference

Saturday, 17 November 2018 22:26
44
10775

President Maithripala Sirisena has called an all-party conference with the participation of all political parties repres...


CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder

Saturday, 17 November 2018 22:20
3
7330

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded Saudi’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was ...


FSP must accept us as leftists to work together: JVP

Saturday, 17 November 2018 21:50
8
4949

The Frontline Socialist Party should first put into words as to why they want to work with the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna...


US stresses importance of democratic outcome to SL political developments

Saturday, 17 November 2018 19:46
20
6548

The United States have underscored the importance of increasing shared regional interests with Japan, India and Australi...


President should solve present crises: Ranil

Saturday, 17 November 2018 17:20
29
10649

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe last evening said President Maithripala Sirisena should immediately resolve the present ...


UNP writes to Facebook

Saturday, 17 November 2018 13:56
12
11752

The United National Party has requested Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to protect  the US firm not to cooperate wit...


Do not follow orders from pseudo ministers: JVP

Saturday, 17 November 2018 11:32
5
8140

JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath said that right now there is no constitutionally elected government, a cabinet o...


More News

More Dailymirror Plus

HARD TALK

19 / 11 / 2018
737

Crimes are an everyday occurrence. Crime scene investigations have often been vested with ...

14 / 11 / 2018
2899

Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks about the current political impasse a...

More HARDtalk

MIRROR OPINION

19 / 11 / 2018
454

The ugly brawl in parliament on November 16, following the brawl the previous day, where l...

19 / 11 / 2018
989

Rajeev Amarasuriya is an Attorney-at-Law in practice in the area of public law before the ...

17 / 11 / 2018
1113

With intolerance and a lack of respect for the principle of unity in diversity causing an ...

17 / 11 / 2018
1551

“The Anglo-Saxon Parliamentary system and the American Presidential system are two a...

More Opinion

FEATURES

19 / 11 / 2018
775

The farcical three-week Government and the circus of thuggery in Parliament has thrown the...

17 / 11 / 2018
643

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified 21 young members from over 2000 applica...

17 / 11 / 2018
636

A successful career guidance one day workshop on“Positive Thinking and Personality D...

More Features
WEIRD NEWS

Tenants leave, taking with them the doors and windows

Friday, 9 November 2018 07:50
1
6308

A married couple obtained a shop premises in the Southern Province on lease and started a shoe business, but as the busi...


He cut the umbilical cord by stealing from his mother

Monday, 22 October 2018 09:15
4
13549

A millionaire businessman from Polonnaruwa had told his mother that he wanted to pay her back for having brought him int...


Fish meant for frying came alive

Thursday, 18 October 2018 06:54
6
12429

An individual who was planning to entertain a few of his friends and treat them to a nice fried fish preparation had gon...


More News

VIDEO

More Video
Friday, 16 November 2018 20:53
0
220
Thursday, 15 November 2018 19:02
0
396

More W-Now

New-found wealth

A key assistant type to a powerful politician in the current government is showing great promise whe

Too many consultants

A chairman of a statutory body that is involved in regulating an emerging industry we hear has hired

No confidence

The free trade arrangement (FTA) that was signed recently with an ASEAN country is set to run into h

Waiting in hope

The former foreign ministering type is livid with his party that he has not been given the portfolio

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo Partnered With Bio Diversity Sri Lanka To Commemorate World Food Day

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 09:55 | 1750 views

The theme set for the 2018 commemoration was to highlight the importance of adopting sustainable lifestyles ... Read More...


Identifying limits in antibiotics usage

Friday, 16 November 2018 11:00 | 950 views

It is quite normal to gulp down an Amoxicillin tablet when one has a runny nose or a sore throat. But antibiotics - medicines that destroy or slow down the growth of bacteria- cannot treat viral infec... Read More...


Astrology and the operation of Law of Karma

Friday, 16 November 2018 12:17 | 885 views

In the previous article carried in the Jyotisha page under the above title we said that the Vedic Astrology rests on the Law of Karma and explained the five laws of nature that make up the Law of Karm... Read More...



WE ARE INVITING OUR READERS TO SEND IN THEIR ISSUES AND QUESTIONS THEY HAVE WITH REGARD TO ASTROLOGY AND PALMISTRY AS WE ARE READY TO HELP THEM AND EDUCATE THEM ON THIS AGE-OLD SCIENTIFIC ART. YOU CAN REACH US ON Dailymirrorstars@gmail.com