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2016 Budget second reading passed

2016 Budget second reading passed

The second reading of the 2016 Budget was passed in Parliament today with a majority of 107 votes. A total of 159 members voted in favour while 52 voted against. MORE..

December 2, 2015  06:08 pm|

Kumar Gunaratnam further remanded

Kumar Gunaratnam further remanded

Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) political committee member Premakumar Gunaratnam, who was arrested and remanded for visa violations, has been further remanded till December 11 by the Kegalle Magistrates Court. MORE..

November 27, 2015  12:23 pm|

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that while a proposal has been made to ITAK calling for the removal of Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran from the TNA, it is not the opinion of the entire party. MORE..

November 10, 2015  01:32 pm|

CID extends detention order on Pillayan till Dec 10

CID extends detention order on Pillayan till Dec 10

The Colombo Chief Magistrate today permitted the CID to detain and question former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, who was arrested in connection with the murder of ex-MP Joseph Pararajasingham, till December 10 under detention orders. MORE..

November 4, 2015  12:32 pm|

Pillayan to be grilled at CID

Pillayan to be grilled at CID

The former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan has been summoned to appear at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to give a statement in connection with a murder incident. MORE..

October 11, 2015  02:49 pm|

TNA hails U.S.-backed resolution on Sri Lanka

TNA hails U.S.-backed resolution on Sri Lanka

The draft resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by the U.S. and other countries has addressed the main issues of accountability and reconciliation, according to the Tamil National Alliance leader, R. Sampanthan. MORE...

September 29, 2015  11:30 pm|

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran publicly lashed out at concentration of power in the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK), the party to which he belongs. MORE...

September 28, 2015  10:54 am|

Move resolution for probe into Sri Lanka war crimes: PUCL

Move resolution for probe into Sri Lanka war crimes: PUCL

The Indias People Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has called upon the Centre, as a member of the UN Human Rights Council, to move a resolution calling for a credible, independent, international investigation into the violations of humanitarian and human rights laws. MORE...

September 27, 2015  05:15 pm|

India has to maintain friendly relations with Sri Lanka: Venkaiah Naidu

India has to maintain friendly relations with Sri Lanka: Venkaiah Naidu

Reiterating the Narendra Modi governments stand on relationship with Sri Lanka, Indias Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday that India has to maintain friendly relations with its neighbour. MORE...

September 27, 2015  02:23 pm|

TNA commends govts willingness to co-sponsor resolution

TNA commends govts willingness to co-sponsor resolution

The Tamil National Alliances (TNA) today welcomed the draft text of a resolution on Sri Lanka tabled by the co-sponsors of the resolution at the UN Human Rights Council. MORE..

September 25, 2015  10:46 am|

President orders Avant Garde case to continue

President orders Avant Garde case to continue

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to continue with legal proceeding regarding the controversial Avant Garde issue, Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE..

September 23, 2015  02:09 pm|

Indian Government urged to study Lanka resolution by TN Assembly

Indian Government urged to study Lanka resolution by TN Assembly

Indian Union Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan, has said the Centre would analyse the contents of the resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly (TNA) on the Sri Lankan issue and will take an informed decision, The Hindu newspaper reported today. MORE...

September 18, 2015  06:01 pm|

TNA wants UN probe recommendations in next resolution

TNA wants UN probe recommendations in next resolution

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today said that it welcomes the report of the investigation conducted by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OISL) and its recommendations. MORE..

September 17, 2015  12:58 pm|

AG claims witness intimidation in Thajudeen case

AG claims witness intimidation in Thajudeen case

The Attorney General today informed the Colombo Fort Magistrate regarding the alleged intimidation of witnesses in the murder case of former Sri Lankan Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen. MORE..

September 10, 2015  01:10 pm|

Sampanthan as Opposition Leader gives hope - DMK

Sampanthan as Opposition Leader gives hope - DMK

DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the appointment of Tamil National Alliance leader R Sampanthan as the Leader of Opposition in Sri Lankan Parliament, saying it has given hope for the Tamils in the island nation. MORE..

September 5, 2015  03:15 pm|

JVP nominates Bimal Ratnayake as NL MP

JVP nominates Bimal Ratnayake as NL MP

(Audio) The JVP has nominated Bimal Ratnayake as a National List MP for the seat vacated due to the resignation of S. Mayadunne, JVP Secretary Tilvin Silva told Ada Derana. MORE..

September 4, 2015  07:06 am|

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Sri Lankas new Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan today said that while a national government in the present context in the country may be a national need, it would have been better if the two parties would have been able to come together without an increase in the number of ministries. MORE..

September 3, 2015  01:48 pm|

Sampanthan appointed Opposition Leader

Sampanthan appointed Opposition Leader

TNA parliamentary group leader and Trincomalee District MP R. Sampanthan has been appointed as the Opposition Leader of the 8th Parliament. MORE..

September 3, 2015  09:39 am|

Mano wants Sambandan as opposition leader

Mano wants Sambandan as opposition leader

The post of Leader of the Opposition should be given to TNA leader R. Sambandan, Democratic Peoples Front (DPF) leader Mano Ganesan says. MORE...

September 2, 2015  03:10 pm|

Tamil parties turn down U.S. call for internal war crimes probe

Tamil parties turn down U.S. call for internal war crimes probe

Leaders representing three constituents of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have rejected the stand of the U.S., which favoured a domestic investigation mechanism on alleged crimes during the final stages of the Eelam War. MORE...

August 31, 2015  12:02 pm|

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) today said that the partys Parliamentary Group Leader must thus be recognized as the Leader of the Opposition in accordance with Parliamentary practice and convention as they have now emerged as the largest political party in Opposition in Sri Lankas Parliament. MORE..

August 29, 2015  04:48 pm|

Ex-Army Chief denies accusations over missing persons

Ex-Army Chief denies accusations over missing persons

The former Commander of the Sri Lankan, Army General Daya Ratnayake, says that allegations regarding disappearances of LTTE cadres who surrendered to security forces are simply made-up stories whispered by anti-Government groups. MORE..

August 13, 2015  02:20 pm|

Support a party which can address our issues, asks Wigneswaran

Support a party which can address our issues, asks Wigneswaran

Northern Provincial Councils Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran, who decided to stay neutral for the parliamentary elections, called upon Tamils to support a party which stood for retaining Tamil identity and safeguarding the right to self-determination.

August 13, 2015  11:12 am|

Eksath Senaratna case: parents withdraw petition

Eksath Senaratna case: parents withdraw petition

The petitioner, who accused Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratnas son of abducting his underage daughter, has withdrawn the petition he had filed at the Colombo High Court, Ada Derana Court reporter said. MORE...

August 11, 2015  05:45 pm|

Major parties reject TNAs demand for federalism

Major parties reject TNAs demand for federalism

Major political parties in Sri Lanka have flatly rejected the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)s demand for federalism. MORE...

August 4, 2015  12:43 pm|

Will not allow anyone to tear the country into pieces, says Mahinda

Will not allow anyone to tear the country into pieces, says Mahinda

It is yet a secret that what types of pacts have been signed between the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the United National Party (UNP), former President Mahinda Rajapaksa claims. MORE...

August 3, 2015  02:55 pm|

Fire breaks out at CB Ratnayakes house

Fire breaks out at CB Ratnayakes house

A fire had broken out in a three-storied house belonging to former Minister C.B. Ratnayake located at Subadrarama Mawatha in Madiwela this morning. MORE..

August 1, 2015  10:54 am|

Six arrested for abducting Sagalas supporters

Six arrested for abducting Sagalas supporters

Police today arrested 6 suspects in connection with the abduction of two men, who were pasting posters of UNP Matara District candidate Sagala Ratanayake, and their three-wheeler in the Diyalape area in Akuressa. MORE..

July 30, 2015  11:39 am|

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

In a bid to fulfill the demands of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a pact has been signed between the United National Party (UNP) and Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, Convener of the National Joint Committee, Gunadasa Amarasekara said. MORE...

July 29, 2015  06:48 pm|

MR to pay attention to TNAs reasonable demands

MR to pay attention to TNAs reasonable demands

A fair consideration will be paid to sort out the reasonable demands of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the former President said. MORE...

July 27, 2015  11:16 am|

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a coalition of four parties in Sri Lanka, on Saturday reiterated its adherence to the right to self determination for Tamils and the re-merger of the Northern and Eastern Provinces under federal structure. MORE..

July 25, 2015  10:39 pm|

TNA says to push for political solution to Tamil issues

TNA says to push for political solution to Tamil issues

Sri Lankas main minority Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), on Monday said it will push for a permanent political solution to issues faced by the Tamils, following the August 17 parliamentary election. MORE...

July 21, 2015  12:15 am|

Kalawana OIC among 3 cops suspended

Kalawana OIC among 3 cops suspended

Three police officers including the officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Kalawana Police Station have been suspended for allegedly neglecting duties. MORE..

July 16, 2015  10:27 am|

Ten ex-LTTE members to contest election?

Ten ex-LTTE members to contest election?

Crusaders for Democracy (CFD), an organization of ex-LTTE cadre and their supporters, will be putting up ten former militants in the Jaffna-Kilinochchi electoral district for the August 17 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections, the New India Express reported. MORE...

July 12, 2015  12:00 pm|

Paranavitana resign as Media Ministry Secretary

Paranavitana resign as Media Ministry Secretary

Karunaratne Paranavitana has resigned from his position as the Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media and Information, with effect from Friday (10). MORE..

July 11, 2015  02:23 pm|

Rajitha confirms new alliance with UNP

Rajitha confirms new alliance with UNP

Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratna today said that they will not reverse the promise made to the public at the recent Presidential Election, to establish good governance within the country. MORE..

July 11, 2015  01:46 pm|

Paranavitana turns down UPFA nominations

Paranavitana turns down UPFA nominations

Karunaratne Paranavitana has turned down nominations extended to him from the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to contest the forthcoming General Election from the Ratnapura District. MORE..

July 10, 2015  03:49 pm|

Ex-LTTE cadres to contest as independent group

Ex-LTTE cadres to contest as independent group

Former cadres of LTTE have decided to contest the Sri Lankan parliament elections as an independent group after the main Tamil party TNA refused to field them in the August 17 polls. MORE..

July 10, 2015  10:09 am|

Former LTTE militants to contest polls as Crusaders For Democracy

Former LTTE militants to contest polls as Crusaders For Democracy

Former militants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and their supporters have decided to form a political party named Crusaders for Democracy and seek tickets from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to contest the August 17 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections. MORE..

July 4, 2015  09:31 am|

Murder in Nivithigala: First casualty of election?

Murder in Nivithigala: First casualty of election?

A 38-year-old man who was critically wounded following an attack with sharp objects by an unknown group of individuals while he was riding a motorcycle in Nivithigala-Ratnapura, has succumbed to injuries after being admitted to hospital. MORE..

June 30, 2015  09:57 am|

No discussion on LTTE ban at TNA-GTF meet: Mangala

No discussion on LTTE ban at TNA-GTF meet: Mangala

Sri Lankas Foreign Minister says that topics such as lifting the proscription of the LTTE or war crimes allegations did not feature in his recent discussion with the Global Tamil Forum and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in London. MORE..

June 13, 2015  12:51 am|

Cabinet approves 20A with 237 parliamentary seats

Cabinet approves 20A with 237 parliamentary seats

Sri Lankas Cabinet of Ministers today approved the 20th amendment to the constitution increasing the number of seats in Parliament to 237 from 225. MORE..

June 12, 2015  12:21 pm|

Minority parties didnt raise their voices properly - Rajitha

Minority parties didnt raise their voices properly - Rajitha

Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratna says that a final decision will be reached regarding the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, introducing electoral reforms, at the special cabinet meeting to be held on Friday (12). MORE..

June 11, 2015  04:32 pm|

Ex-PMs appointed as senior advisers to President

Ex-PMs appointed as senior advisers to President

Former Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka D.M. Jayaratne and Ratnasiri Wickramanayake have been appointed as senior advisers to President Maithripala Sirisena on political affairs. MORE..

June 11, 2015  12:28 pm|

Three-wheeler used in Raviraj assassination found CID

Three-wheeler used in Raviraj assassination found  CID

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today informed the Colombo Magistrates Court that the three-wheeler which is believed to have been used in the assassination of the former TNA Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj, has been located. MORE..

June 5, 2015  03:06 pm|

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Five navy personnel arrested over the 2006 assassination of TNA MP Nadarajah Raviraj have been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Courts. MORE...

May 22, 2015  12:44 pm|

AUDIO : Remembrance week for war dead - Sivajilingam

AUDIO : Remembrance week for war dead - Sivajilingam

A remembrance week for Tamils killed in the last phase of conflict will be held from May 12-18, TNA Northern Provincial Councillor M.K. Sivajilingam said today. He added that commemoration events will be held in Tamil Nadu in line with those in Sri Lanka. MORE...

May 13, 2015  10:16 am|

Term of LG bodies will not be extended Rajitha

Term of LG bodies will not be extended  Rajitha

The term of the local government bodies that were extended until May 15 will not be further extended and would dissolve automatically, Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE..

May 9, 2015  04:35 pm|

TNA shared its vision for a united Sri Lanka - Kerry

TNA shared its vision for a united Sri Lanka - Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that it was interesting to hear Sri Lankas Tamil leaders share their vision for a united and peaceful Sri Lanka, even though there are difficult issues still to get over. MORE..

May 4, 2015  01:05 pm|

Kerry holds talks TNA, backs justice for Tamils

Kerry holds talks TNA, backs justice for Tamils

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ended a visit to Sri Lanka Sunday after pledging support for minority Tamils following decades of ethnic war, a local Tamil politician said. MORE..

May 3, 2015  02:10 pm|

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

Weighing in on the standoff over the Opposition Leader post, Sri Lankas main Tamil party today said that no MP elected from the UPFA or UNP can hold the position and that the ITAK is entitled to it, having the next highest number of representatives. MORE..

April 10, 2015  03:07 pm|

Four dead, 1 injured after gem mine collapses

Four dead, 1 injured after gem mine collapses

Four persons were killed and another person wounded due to the collapsing of an earth embankment at a gem mine in Gileemale, Ratnapura. MORE..

April 8, 2015  03:37 pm|

Prabhakran is my Leader, but Modi is my Political Model - Sritharan

Prabhakran is my Leader, but Modi is my Political Model - Sritharan

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP from Jaffna district, Sivagnanam Sritharan, who was once a bitter critic of India during the war, has undergone a major political makeover and now believes the problems of Sri Lankan Tamils cannot be solved without the Indias help. MORE..

April 2, 2015  05:40 pm|

Soldier dead, 28 injured in army truck-bus collision

Soldier dead, 28 injured in army truck-bus collision

Two soldiers were killed while another 28 persons were wounded following a traffic collision involving an Army truck and a passenger transport bus in Ratnapura new town today. MORE..

April 1, 2015  04:01 pm|

Obama honours Sri Lankan science mentor

Obama honours Sri Lankan science mentor

An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). MORE...

March 28, 2015  02:05 pm|

Over 26 SLFP MPs attend Ratnapura rally

Over 26 SLFP MPs attend Ratnapura rally

Over 26 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentarians attend a public rally currently being held in Ratnapura urging Mahinda Rajapaksa to be nominated as the partys Prime Ministerial candidate. MORE..

March 26, 2015  05:24 pm|

National Govt: SLFP the only loser Gammanpila

National Govt: SLFP the only loser  Gammanpila

Leader of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya, Provincial Councilor Udaya Gammanpila, says that there is a risk of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) being offered the position for Opposition Leader. MORE..

March 23, 2015  04:28 pm|

Colombo HC issues notice on Rajitha and son

Colombo HC issues notice on Rajitha and son

The Colombo High Court today issued notice on Minister Rajitha Senaratna and his son Eksath Senaratna to appear before the court on April 02 in connection with the case filed against the alleged abduction of an underage girl. MORE..

March 20, 2015  10:13 am|

Be patient with Sri Lankan govt.: Modi to TNA

Be patient with Sri Lankan govt.: Modi to TNA

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Sri Lankas Tamils to be patient with the new government in Colombo, The Hindu learns from sources. MORE..

March 14, 2015  10:09 am|

AG gets six more months to decide on KP

AG gets six more months to decide on KP

The Court of Appeal on Thursday (26) granted more time for the Attorney Generals Department to submit a comprehensive report with respect to the Writ Application filed against Shanmugam Kumaran Tharmalingam alias Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP). MORE...

February 26, 2015  03:31 pm|

Ex-Police Spokesman set to make special disclosure

Ex-Police Spokesman set to make special disclosure

Former Police Media Spokesman SSP Prashantha Jayakody, who left for Australia in 2013 after alleging unduly political pressure during his execution of police duties, is set to return to the country today. MORE...

February 26, 2015  09:58 am|

TNA slams delay in UN rights report

TNA slams delay in UN rights report

Sri Lankas main Tamil party has expressed dismay over the UNs decision to delay a report on the human rights situation in the country describing it as justice delayed is justice denied. MORE...

February 23, 2015  06:06 pm|

TNA: Enforce Witness Protection Act as it is

TNA: Enforce Witness Protection Act as it is

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is happy that the parliament has passed the Victims of Crimes and Witnesses Protection Act at long last. But it insists that the Act will be only as good as it is implemented. MORE...

February 22, 2015  10:36 am|

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

The outgoing Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake who formally retired from the Army on Saturday (21) has been promoted to the rank of four star General effective from today by the President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 21, 2015  03:02 pm|

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Former Chief of Staff of the Army Major General Chrishantha de Silva has been appointed as the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 20, 2015  02:13 pm|

SC rejects Kumar Gunaratnams petition

SC rejects Kumar Gunaratnams petition

The petition filed by Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Central Committee Member Kumar Gunaratnam seeking to prevent him from being arrested and deported from the country has been dismissed by the Supreme Court on Wednesday (18). MORE...

February 18, 2015  01:17 pm|

TNA accepts SLMCs invitation

TNA accepts SLMCs invitation

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to accept two ministerial portfolios and the deputy chairmanship of the Eastern Provincial Council. MORE..

February 17, 2015  01:54 pm|

Defence Ministry denies new Army Chiefs appointment

Defence Ministry denies new Army Chiefs appointment

The Defence Ministry on Tuesday (17) denied reports that measures are underway to appoint a new Army Commander. MORE...

February 17, 2015  11:32 am|

UPDATE: 15 Major Generals and 3 Brigadiers transferred

UPDATE: 15 Major Generals and 3 Brigadiers transferred

Fifteen Major Generals and three Brigadiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) have been transferred with immediate effect, army spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera told Ada Derana. MORE...

February 17, 2015  09:59 am|

SLFP appoints new National Organiser, Treasurer and VP

SLFP appoints new National Organiser, Treasurer and VP

(UPDATE) The Executive Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has appointed MP Susil Premajantha as the partys National Organiser and SB Nawinne as the Treasurer while Anura Priyadarshana Yapa is to remain as the General Secretary. MORE..

February 14, 2015  04:09 pm|

Bid to bring ex-LTTE cadre into Tamil political mainstream

Bid to bring ex-LTTE cadre into Tamil political mainstream

N. Vithyatharan, former editor of popular pro-LTTE Tamil dailies Sudar Oli and Uthayan, has started a movement to bring into the Tamil political mainstream, former LTTE cadre and their supporters, who are either out rightly rejected or discriminated against by existing Tamil political organizations like ITAK and TNA. MORE..

February 14, 2015  04:00 pm|

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers including a Major General, who were sent on compulsory leave following the 2010 Presidential Election, have been reinstated, a spokesman said. MORE..

February 14, 2015  01:07 pm|

India must push Sri Lanka on 13A - Sampanthan

India must push Sri Lanka on 13A - Sampanthan

The Indian government must continue pushing the Sri Lankan government towards the implementation of the 13th Amendment, Leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan said. MORE..

February 14, 2015  10:59 am|

SC bars deportation of Kumar Gunaratnam until Feb 18

SC bars deportation of Kumar Gunaratnam until Feb 18

The Supreme Court today instructed immigration authorities not to take measures to deport Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) central committee member Premakumar Kumar Gunaratnam, until February 18. MORE..

February 13, 2015  02:48 pm|

China official says Colombo Port City project going ahead

China official says Colombo Port City project going ahead

The China-funded port city project in Colombo was going ahead, a top Chinese official from the company executing it said Wednesday, days after the new Sri Lankan government claimed the deal was still being assessed. MORE..

February 12, 2015  10:23 am|

Authorities told not to deport Kumar Gunaratnam

Authorities told not to deport Kumar Gunaratnam

The Supreme Court today directed authorities not to take steps to deport Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) central committee member Premakumar Kumar Gunaratnam, until February 13. MORE..

February 10, 2015  12:27 pm|

No Confidence Motion submitted against John Amaratunga

No Confidence Motion submitted against John Amaratunga

The No Confidence Motion against Minister John Amaratunga which was signed by 114 Opposition MPs has been handed over to the Secretary General of Parliament, Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva said. MORE..

February 7, 2015  04:06 pm|

Sri Lanka to go ahead with China-backed Port City Project

Sri Lanka to go ahead with China-backed Port City Project

The Cabinet has decided to continue with the Chinese-assisted Colombo Port City Project, cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratna said today. MORE..

February 5, 2015  04:41 pm|

Wattala PS Chairman assaulted, evicted from chamber

Wattala PS Chairman assaulted, evicted from chamber

The Chairman of the Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha, R.A. Thyagaratna Alwis, was reportedly assaulted and forcefully removed from the chamber during the monthly session of the local government institution this morning. MORE..

January 30, 2015  12:39 pm|

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