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Monday June 27th, 2022

Organizers of the P2P march claim resounding success as Muslims join Tamils

Batticaloa Member of Parliament from the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Rasamanickam Shanakyan, one of the leaders of the ma...

February 8, 2021 3 min read

Core elements of a Sri Lanka state; public goods, national defence, justice: Arthashastra

Sri Lanka needs the state to provide public goods, including national defence, law and order and justice; to control mar...

February 8, 2021 9 min read

Sri Lanka must grant amnesty to detained ex-LTTE cadres and move on from war: Champika

Sri Lanka must consider granting amnesty to ex-LTTE cadres that are still detained while former LTTE bigwigs continue to...

February 5, 2021 3 min read

Ranjan gets temporary relief from Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal has given temporary relief to imprisoned Opposition Member of Parliament Ranjan Ramanayake ordering ...

February 5, 2021 2 min read
Sri Lanka PM confirms new draft constitution will be ready by end 2021

According to Minister G L Peiris, the draft constitution will be ready for parliamentary perusal in January 2022.

Sri Lanka president makes changes to controversial 'One Country, One Law' task force

The new members are Ramalingam Chakrawarthy Karunakaran, Yogeswari Patgunarajah and Iyyampillai Dayanandaraja.

Cops interdicted for spreading unverified info

Two police officers attached to the Fort Police Station was interdicted yesterday (9 Oct) with regard to a statement iss...

October 9, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka Freedom Party to back Gotabaya, President Sirisena to step down as leader

Sri Lanka Freedom Party will support Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the candidacy and President Maithripala Sirisena will step d...

October 9, 2019 1 min read

SLFP to back Gota; Sirisena steps down as party leader

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party will support the candidacy of Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential election as President M...

October 9, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka foreign ministry document attestation hit by computer glitch

Document attestation has slowed down temporarily due to a computer glitch, which is being fixed, the consumer affairs u...

October 8, 2019 1 min read

Mahesh ready to join hands with Nagananda

The presidential candidate of National People’s Party (NPP), former Army Commander General Mahesh Senanayake expects A...

Nisali de Silva
October 8, 2019 1 min read

Hisbullah backing Gota, trying to split Muslim vote - UNP

The UNP claimed today that presidential candidate M. L. A. M. Hisbullah is tacitly backing SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajap...

October 8, 2019 1 min read

Its going to be a plus-sized Presidential poll - Deshapriya

The largest-ever number of candidates for next month’s Presidential election means an outsize poll that will need some...

October 8, 2019 1 min read

Over 100 election complaints received to date - CaFFE

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) said that it had received a total of 103 complaints with regard to elec...

October 8, 2019 1 min read

Officials bear the responsibility for the misuse of state resources

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) states that it is the responsibility of the public officers, not the politic...

Imesh Ranasinghe
October 8, 2019 2 min read

Uva Provincial Council term to end today

The term of the Uva Provincial Council (PC) is set to expire at midnight today (08), Uva Province Governor Maithri Gunar...

October 8, 2019 1 min read
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7,500 CaFFE officers to monitor elections

A total of 7,500 election monitors will be dispatched to all 25 districts to observe the upcoming presidential election,...

October 8, 2019 1 min read

The SLFP is in deep crisis

"SLFP “is in the mood to extinct itself. It is facing a crisis and this leadership cannot find a way out.”

Arjuna Ranawana
October 8, 2019 3 min read

Gandhi's birth anniversary celebrated

The Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in Chennai organised an event in honour of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma G...

October 7, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka overcame hostile forces due to the bravery of troops -Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena said it was because of the great dedications by the brave soldiers that Sri Lanka has bee...

October 7, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka election commission in 'barapathala' fix as Presidential hopes overflow

Sri Lanka elections commission is facing a serious situation, space constraints and cost escalations, as a record 35 can...

October 7, 2019 2 min read

Record 35 to run for President

A record 35 candidates will contest the upcoming presidential polls scheduled to be held on 16 November to elect the sev...

October 7, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka Presidential polls; 35 give nominations: Elections chief

Sri Lanka's elections chief Mahinda Deshapriya said 35 persons had handed papers for upcoming Presidential elections ne...

October 7, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka Presidential poll nominations, 2 objections by 10.30am: Elections Chief

Our of 41 persons who placed deposits for upcoming Presidential polls, seven have not turned up to submit nominations pa...

October 7, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka president abandons re-election bid

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to stand for re-election in November polls as the politically ...

October 7, 2019 2 min read

Nominations after 41 makes deposits for Sri Lanka Presidential polls

Nominations for Sri Lanka's upcoming presidential polls will be accepted from 9.00 am Monday, at the Elections Commissio...

October 7, 2019 1 min read
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