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MR appointed as Opposition Leader

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 13:12

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has informed the Parliament that UPFA MP Mahinda Rajapaksa had been appointed as the Opposition Leader replacing Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Leader R Sampanthan a while ago. UPFA General Secretary MP Mahinda Amaraweera was appointe...

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Opening of Ramzi & Co

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TID summons ex-LTTE cadre Thulasi

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Former LTTE cadre and the leader of a political party of militants, Ganeshalingam Chandralingam alias Thulasi had been s...


UPFA MPs Wijayamuni, Lakshman and Indika join govt.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 13:32
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UPFA MPs Vijith Wijayamuni Zoysa, Lakshman Seneviratne and Indika Bandaranayake crossed over to the UNF government in Pa...


Leader of the House and Chief Government Whip appointed

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said MP Lakshman Kiriella was appointed as the Leader of the House while MP Gayantha Karunathila...


UPFA decides to nominate MR as Oppn. Leader

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 11:46
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The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentary members today unanimously decided to nominate former Presi...


Aloysius, Palisena further remanded

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 11:05
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Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Owner Arjun Aloysius and its CEO Kasun Palisena, who were arrested by the CID over th...


Woman defrauding money promising Canadian jobs, arrested

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:31
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A 46-year-old woman was arrested by the CID in connection with defrauding money by promising employment in Canada, Polic...


Lankan given PR after saving woman from fire in Korea

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 08:17
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After saving a woman, 90, from a burning house in North Gyeongsang Province last year, a Sri Lankan migrant worker in So...


MR not stripped of SLFP membership: PHU

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:09
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has not been stripped of his membership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) though ...


Fully-Fledged budget in February

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 05:20
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The new government will present a fully-fledged budget for 2019 in February after the Cabinet was sworn in, it is learnt...


Parliament to debate abolition of Executive Presidency today

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 02:58
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Parliament would debate a motion calling for the abolition of Executive Presidency today when it meets on the first occa...


Prez urged us to sit in the opposition: MP Dayasiri Jayasekara

Monday, 17 December 2018 22:49
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Former SLFP Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara today said the President had requested the 21 SLFP Parliamentarians to sit in t...


VoA next in agenda: Gayantha

Monday, 17 December 2018 20:47
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The cabinet of the UNF government would be sworn in, in the next couple of days and State and Deputy Ministers next week...


PM to register a new Alliance

Monday, 17 December 2018 18:09
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that he will register a  new Alliance named ‘National Democra...


Cabinet may have to be increased: Nalin B

Monday, 17 December 2018 17:03
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The number of members in the Cabinet might have to be increased a little more than 30 if the need arises, UNP MP Nalin B...


Prez can appoint only 28 ministers: Gammanpila

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:44
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The President could appoint only 28 Cabinet Ministers, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader MP Udaya Gammanpila said toda...


US, Australia welcome political developments in SL

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:43
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The United States and Australia have welcomed political developments in Sri Lanka. ...


Crookedly parked cars will be towed away: Police

Monday, 17 December 2018 15:29
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Vehicles parked on pavements blocking traffic and pavements would be towed away, the Police said today. ...


Heavy traffic on Galle Road due to UNF rally

Monday, 17 December 2018 14:31
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Heavy traffic was reported along the Galle Road from Kollupitiya Junction towards Colombo Fort due to a protest rally or...


EU welcomes SL political resolution

Monday, 17 December 2018 12:20
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The Delegation of the European Union today welcomed the peaceful and democratic resolution of the political crisis in Sr...


Philippines wins fourth Miss Universe crown

Monday, 17 December 2018 11:52
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Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has ...


Six PCs not to support new Govt.: Isura

Monday, 17 December 2018 10:48
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Chief Ministers of six provincial Councils had decided not to support the new government headed by Prime Minister Ranil ...


New Cabinet should be confined to 30 members - UNP

Monday, 17 December 2018 08:50
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Most of the UNPers had insisted that the new Cabinet should be confined to 30 Ministers, UNP MP Eran Wickrmaratne said y...


Cabinet may delayed as discussion drag

Monday, 17 December 2018 08:34
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The swearing-in of Cabinet Ministers is likely to be delayed since discussions were still underway on the assignment of ...


Media under tight scrutiny: MR

Monday, 17 December 2018 07:37
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Resigned Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that Ministers of the new regime had individually undertaken to...


Premiership given to Ranil to respect democracy - Prez

Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:59
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President Maithripala Sirisena, in his address after swearing in Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe as the new premier, said that ...


Will discuss with TNA,JVP to bring about a political solution-PM

Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:55
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe making a special statement today said that discussions will be held with the Tamil N...


India welcomes political resolve in Sri Lanka

Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:50
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India has welcomed the resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Rav...


Saman Ekanayake appointed Prime Minister’s Secretary

Sunday, 16 December 2018 14:48
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Special Grade official of State Administration Saman Ekanayake has been appointed Secretary to Prime Minister Ranil Wick...


Committed to restore normalcy: Ranil

Sunday, 16 December 2018 13:28
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today he would be committed to bring back normalcy in the country and would res...


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