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Sri Lanka again asks NTPC to shift power plant location: Report

Sri Lanka again asks NTPC to shift power plant location: Report

Sri Lanka has reportedly asked India to change the location of a stalled US$500 million power project to be built by NTPC Ltd, the India Info Line news agency reported today. This is the second time that Sri Lanka has made the request for change of location for this project. The first was in 2007. MORE...

October 7, 2015  12:05 pm|

New Parliament convenes tomorrow

New Parliament convenes tomorrow

The first sitting of the Eighth Parliament will be held tomorrow (1) from 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...

August 31, 2015  10:43 am|

Biswal meets President Sirisena

Biswal meets President Sirisena

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on Tuesday (25) evening. She was accompanied by the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski. MORE...

August 26, 2015  12:14 pm|

Three Cabinet Ministers take oath

Three Cabinet Ministers take oath

Three Cabinet Ministers took oath before the President a short while ago. Mangala Samaraweera took oath as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe as Minister of Justice and D. M. Swaminathan as Minister of Rehabilitation. MORE...

August 24, 2015  12:02 pm|

EXCLUSIVE: UNP leadership not my personal property - Ranil

EXCLUSIVE: UNP leadership not my personal property - Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that accusations of dividing the country and imposing taxes on water are last-ditch efforts by the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to sling mud at the UNP and assured that the people will not be deceived by them. MORE...

August 12, 2015  12:41 am|

Ranil wants Maithri to stay away from election?

Ranil wants Maithri to stay away from election?

President and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) chairperson Maithripala Sirisena, who has received flak recently from certain sections for reportedly clearing the nomination of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for the parliamentary elections, is going to stay away from the polls, the Hindu Newspaper reported. MORE...

July 13, 2015  02:08 pm|

SC ruling on 19A: Parliamentary debate on 21,22 April

SC ruling on 19A: Parliamentary debate on 21,22 April

All parties agreed to debate on Supreme Court approved sections of the 19th Amendment in Parliament on 21 and 22 April, General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Minister Susil Premajayantha said. MORE...

April 19, 2015  12:12 pm|

New govt satisfied with progress achieved

New govt satisfied with progress achieved

The new Sri Lankan government said on Tuesday that it is happy with the progress achieved so far since it came to power following the Jan. 8 presidential elections. MORE...

April 8, 2015  10:45 am|

Political settlement with Tamils must for stability: PM

Political settlement with Tamils must for stability: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said a political settlement with the minority Tamil community is a prerequisite for a stable and secure country. MORE...

March 29, 2015  10:27 pm|

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