Lanka IOC has also revised fuel prices with effect from midnight yesterday (15) in line with the reduction of CPC fuel prices. MORE..
16 Nov 2018 (2:57 AM)
The group of MPs that represented PM Mahinda Rajapaksa behaved in an unruly manner at the parliament that forced the Speaker to leave his seat, says MP Sunil Handunnetti. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (11:21 PM)
A special meeting was held this evening (15), between President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the leaders of political parties affiliated with United National Front (UNF) and Tamil National Alliance (TNA). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (10:57 PM)
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sri Lanka Cricket, Piyal Dissanayake, who was arrested by the CID for alleged financial fraud, has been further remanded until November 21 by the Colombo Magistrate s Court. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (9:33 PM)
A special meeting is currently underway between President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the leaders of the parties that supported the no-confidence motion brought against the Prime Minister and the government in Parliament. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (8:14 PM)
Sajith Premadasa says that, the current crisis is not an issue between political parties. This is an issue between democracy and dictatorship; between civility and incivility; between humanity and inhumanity; between truth and lie, he said. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (7:39 PM)
UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that they are prepared to show the majority once again if President Maithripala Sirisena refuses to accept the Speaker s letter. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (7:14 PM)
Severe cyclonic storm GAJA is expected to cross South Tamil Nadu coast and the center of the system is very likely to move approximately 120km away from the northern coast of Sri Lanka during this evening, said the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (7:01 PM)
The Permanent High Court at Bar commenced the daily hearing of the case against the former President s Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and three others today (15). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (6:11 PM)
Minister Gamini Lokuge says that the fuel prices of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) will be reduced with effect from midnight today (15). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (5:42 PM)
The full text of the speech made by the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Parliament on Thursday (November 15). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (5:38 PM)
MP Patali Champika Ranawaka says that they urge the President to accept the majority of the parliament. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (5:26 PM)
Severe traffic congestion has been reported in the Town Hall area in Colombo, due to the protest march organised by the United National Party (UNP). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (4:15 PM)
The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) has arrested two suspects with a haul of more than 1 kilogram of heroin worth around Rs 12.6 million in the Kaduwela area. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (3:53 PM)
The Colombo High Court has postponed the case against former Minister of Economic Affairs Basil Rajapaksa and three others, over the misappropriation of Divi Neguma funds, until 26th of November. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (3:45 PM)
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has sent a letter to President Maithripala Sirisena as a response to the President s letter from last night (14). MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (3:41 PM)
UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila says that by sending a flawed motion of no-confidence to the President and claiming it was passed in Parliament, the Speaker has become a joker in the face of his ignorance . MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (3:17 PM)
Minister S.B. Dissanayake says that the actions of the Speaker are to blame for the current political crisis country and the problematic situation in the Parliament. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (2:47 PM)
The Parliament is scheduled to be convened tomorrow (16) at 1.30 p.m., the Office of the Speaker announced. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (2:35 PM)
The Office of the Speaker has announced that the parliament has been adjourned until the 21st of November. MORE..
15 Nov 2018 (1:29 PM)