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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...





Remove clause 1, present motion again: Prez to UNF

Thursday, 15 November 2018 22:31

President Maithripala Sirisena has requested the United National Front (UNF) leaders to remove clause 1 of the motion which was submitted to Parliament on Wednesday and to present it again on Friday, President’s Media Division said. The President h..

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UNP rally at Lipton circus

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Cartoon of the day

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Urban Island Concept Store

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Knife brandishing: Complaint lodged against Ranjan, Palitha

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The government yesterday said it had lodged a complaint with the police over UNP MPs Ranjan Ramanayake and Palitha Thewa...


LIOC also reduces fuel prices

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The Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC) also announced a reduction in petrol and diesel prices with effect from tonight ...


Govt.'s request for election not genuine: JVP

Thursday, 15 November 2018 22:04
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today the request that is being made by the government to go for a general elec...


Thewarapperuma brandishes knife in House

Thursday, 15 November 2018 21:57
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The conduct of some parliamentarians stooped down to such low levels today that, for the first time in history, there we...


Govt. ready to defeat NCM if UNF-led alliance adheres to protocols: SB

Thursday, 15 November 2018 21:11
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If the UNF-led political alliance follows proper Parliamentary procedures and Standing Orders when bringing in a no-conf...


Bad day for democracy in Sri Lanka: Germany

Thursday, 15 November 2018 20:35
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Commenting on the tense situation prevailed inside Parliament today, German Ambassador Jörn Rohde said that today w...


Hope SL can maintain stability: China

Thursday, 15 November 2018 19:15
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The Chinese Government has said it hoped that Sri Lanka can maintain stability and find ways to end the current politica...


President, Speaker, UNF, JVP leaders hold special meeting

Thursday, 15 November 2018 18:15
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A special meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, United National Front (UNF) and Janat...


Ready to hold polls in a legal manner: RW

Thursday, 15 November 2018 17:44
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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) were reduced by Rs....


Several roads blocked due to UNP rally

Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:57
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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

Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:09
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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

Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:30
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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

Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:10
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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

Thursday, 15 November 2018 11:18
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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...


Speaker leaves seat after objects thrown at him

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:47
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya left his seat after a wastepaper basket, black folder and copy of the Constitution were thrown a...


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.

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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

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

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With the heat of the political situation rising daily, JVP Leader and MP Anura Kumara Diss...

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MIRROR OPINION

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Tenants leave, taking with them the doors and windows

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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

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Fish meant for frying came alive

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