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President rejects NCM brought against PM, Govt.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 00:53

In a letter to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday rejected the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) brought against his nominee for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Government. In his letter, the President said proper procedures w..

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The Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Ven. Warakagoda Gnanarathna Thera said on Tuesday that Western countries sho...


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...


Glad to see parliament fulfilling its role: US

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 13:52
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Glad to see the Sri Lankan Parliament is once again fulfilling its constitutional role, US Ambassador in Sri Lanka ...


Speaker to ask Prez to take further action constitutionally

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The Speaker would take steps to send a copy of the No-Faith Motion and the resolution submitted by 122 MPs today that th...


Vadivel Suresh to resign from ministerial portfolio

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Minister Vadivel Suresh said today he would resign from the ministerial portfolio. ...


Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:53
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The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prim...


122 MPs informed they voted in favour of no-faith motion: Ranil

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UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said voice vote was taken by the Speaker on the No Confidence Motion submitted in Parlia...


G.S.Vithanage appointed SriLankan Chairman

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:32
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G.S. Vithanage , the Secretary of Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry has been appointed as the Chairman of ...


Won't accept 'no-faith motion': Govt.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:23
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The government today rejected that there was a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Minister D...


Wasanath Senanayake to resign as minister

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:08
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Minister Wasantha Senanayake told media that he was going to resign from his ministerial portfolio shortly. ...


Wasanatha seen with Sajith and Ravi

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:03
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Minister Wasantha Senanayake was seen with UNP MP Sajith Premadasa and Ravi Karunanayake at a committee room in Parliame...


Govt. has no majority in Parliament: Karu

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today announced that the no-confidence motion brought in against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaks...


Parliament adjourned

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Parliament was adjourned till 10.00 am tomorrow.   ...


Fowzie, Piyasena Gamage, Manusha cross over to opposition

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Minister AHM Fowzie, Piyasena Gamage and Manusha Nanayakkara crossed over to the opposition in Parliament.   ...


Motion to suspend Standing Orders passed in Parliament

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The motion brought in to suspend the Standing Orders passed in Parliament with a majority in Parliament a short while ag...


Parliament sessions begin

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Parliament sessions began a short while ago for the first time after the President prorogued Parliament on October 27. ...


JVP hands over no-faith motion against PM Rajapaksa

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has decided to hand over a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajap...


Party leaders’ meeting concluded

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The Party leaders met at the parliamentary complex a short while ago under the chairmanship of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.&...


SLPP - SLFP to contest as a common front

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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will certainly contest the elections under...


Ranil falls prey to his own trap: Anura

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JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was caught in his own trap of allowing...


Will request for a full-judge bench: Govt.

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The government yesterday maintained that the Supreme Court’s interim order does not mean that the dissolution of p...


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