Members of Sri Lanka s Parliament on Tuesday questioned whether Mahinda Rajapaksa, who recently quit as prime minister, can hold his seat after earlier relinquishing membership in the political party he represented in the last election. MORE..
19 Dec 2018 (1:32 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has said that if anyone goes beyond the decisions of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), they will not be given any ministerial posts, according to MP Shantha Bandara. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (11:00 PM)
An individual has been arrested over the attacks on three houses and causing property damage in Eeriyagahadola area in Ambalangoda. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (7:54 PM)
The incumbent government has become the engine of all national forces against nepotism, says UNF Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (7:36 PM)
MP Mano Ganesan says that MP Rishad Bathiudeen, too, is willing to show support for the governing party even without a ministerial portfolio. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (7:20 PM)
Phase one of the 2018 Ordinary Level examination paper marking will commence from 23rd December, the Department of Examinations stated. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (6:11 PM)
The Parliament has been adjourned until 1.00 p.m. tomorrow (19). MORE
18 Dec 2018 (5:40 PM)
United People s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarians Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa, Lakshman Seneviratne and Indika Bandaranayake have crossed over to the Government side. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:53 PM)
The Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has recognised UPFA MP Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Leader of the Opposition. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:52 PM)
UNP MP Malik Samarawickrama has decided not to accept any Cabinet ministerial portfolio in the new government, political sources told Ada Derana. MORE...
18 Dec 2018 (2:47 PM)
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has recognized two Members of the Parliament for the posts of Leader of the House and Chief Government Whip. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:39 PM)
Sri Lanka Army has decided to release 263 acres of lands, under the control of security forces, based on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:29 PM)
UPFA Parliamentarian Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa is expected to crossover to the United National Front (UNF) today, according to UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:17 PM)
The Party Leaders meeting commenced a short while ago presided by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and it is reported that partly leaders of all political parties representing the parliament are in attendance. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (2:09 PM)
The parliamentary group of the United People s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has decided to nominate former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the position of Opposition Leader. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (1:08 PM)
A meeting of the United People s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarians is currently being held chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (12:48 PM)
The owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Arjun Aloysius and the CEO Kasun Palisena have been further remanded until January 01 2019 by the Fort Magistrate s Court. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (12:28 PM)
A road accident near the Periyanilawani Saraswathie College Road Junction on the Akkaraipattu-Batticaloa road has killed one person and hospitalized three others. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (12:21 PM)
The Presidential Task Force appointed to monitor the development projects conducted in Northern and Eastern provinces have met with President Maithripala Sirisena for the 5th time. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (12:07 PM)
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident of excavation for treasure hunting in a land in Hathe Ela area in Hasalaka. MORE..
18 Dec 2018 (11:29 AM)