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Sri Lanka court travel ban won't bar state minister from traveling abroad-lawyer

Sri Lanka lawmakers cannot hold duel citizenship after the recent constitutional amendment

November 12, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's main opposition decides to conditionally support to new government

New PM needs parliament majority sweeping reforms to deal with an IMF loan for economic recovery

May 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka parliament passes data protection act amid privacy concerns

Justice Minister ensures to accommodate amendments, if necessary and privacy will be protected.

March 10, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to expand oxygen storage, boost hospital supply with concentrators: Health Minister

Sri Lanka’s state hospital system has a daily demand of 40 tonnes for oxygen

June 23, 2021 2 min read
Sri Lanka to set up state-run Youth Start up fund, loan guarantee fund: Namal

Sri Lanka will set up a state-run Youth Startup Fund and a Guarantee Fund to help young entrepreneurs get capital, Minis...

Former President says SLFP aiming to form a government

Former President and leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena has said that his party is workin...

March 31, 2021 2 min read

More than half of university Arts graduates are unemployed - COPA

A Parliamentary Committee is calling for urgent action to reform the Arts stream in the country’s universities as more...

March 25, 2021 3 min read

Easter attacks: SF says the government has failed the Catholic community

“The government promised to bring those responsible for the Easter Attacks before the law, but has failed to do so,”...

March 11, 2021 3 min read

Parliament’s powers are being challenged by Public Enterprises – Prof Herath

The Chairman of Parliament’s Committee on Public Enterprise Prof Charitha Herath is complaining that investigating the...

March 10, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Parliament instructs CBSL to come up with a plan to help entrepreneurs

The Parliamentary Committee on Public Finance (CPF) has asked the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to come up with an in...

March 3, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka’s Legislators not rushing to get vaccinated for Covid

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentarians are not rushing the fences to get themselves vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus and up...

February 17, 2021 3 min read

Dinesh wants government and opposition to work together internationally

The Government and the Opposition must work together when representing the country’s foreign policy internationally, F...

February 16, 2021 2 min read

Parliament to hold a memorial for former Speaker Lokubandara

Parliament will hold a memorial ceremony for former Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara passed away yesterday afternoon while und...

February 15, 2021 1 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

Fonseka says giving military training to all is too costly

Former Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka is saying that giving military training for everyone above the age of...

January 21, 2021 2 min read
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Sajith demands to know why Ranjan was not brought to Parliament

Speaker says he needs three weeks to study the issue before Ramanayake who is serving a 4-year prison term, can be broug...

January 19, 2021 1 min read

AG advises Parliament that Ranjan should be disqualified

The Opposition in Parliament will contest efforts to disqualify MP Ranjan Ramanayake and have already informed the Speak...

January 19, 2021 2 min read

Minister Nishantha who took the Dhammika potion tests positive for Covid

Nishantha becomes the fourth Member of Parliament to get Covid and was seen with President Rajapaksa last week

January 18, 2021 2 min read

Parliament to convene tomorrow after Covid testing clears MPs

The Committee on Parliamentary business has decided to convene Parliament on January 19 and 20 at 10 a.m. following the ...

January 18, 2021 2 min read

UNP condemns President’s threat against Harin

“Many will regard this as an ominous sign of an on-coming authoritarian regime,” the United National Party observed ...

January 13, 2021 2 min read

Mahapola Fund has lost over LKR600 million - COPE

Parliamentary Committee orders a CID investigation into large scare corruption at Mahapola lottery

January 12, 2021 3 min read

Vasudeva tests positive for Covid as MPs contact tracing continues

MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara has been one of the first contacts of infected MP Rauff Hakeem

January 11, 2021 1 min read

Covid 19 enters Parliament but the work will go on

Members of Parliament Rauff Hakeem and Dayasiri Jayasekara are Covid positive but officials say no disruption of duties ...

January 11, 2021 2 min read

SJB calls on Police chief to protect Harin Fernando

SJB Parliamentarian asks for protection after he says President Rajapaksa said he could be “killed like a dog.”

January 10, 2021 5 min read

Government considering opening Tuition classes on Jan 25 – Prof GL

The government is seriously considering the re-opening of tuition classes throughout the country on January 25th when sc...

January 8, 2021 2 min read
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