General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has requested Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya to appoint former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Opposition Leader. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (3:21 PM)
New Defence Secretary Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne says there should not be any undue fear among the people of the country of any political revenge, abduction or disturbances can be caused by the political changes that have taken place in the country following the recent Presidential Election. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (3:01 PM)
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, before newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (2:40 PM)
The All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association says that a decision has been taken to reduce the price of a loaf of bread by Rs 05 with immediate effect. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (2:17 PM)
Ranil Wickremesinghe, stepping down as Prime Minister, has tendered his resignation letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, says UNP media. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (1:36 PM)
Sajith Premadasa says he would dedicate and sacrifice the rest of his life for the conservation of Sri Lankan leopards. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (1:24 PM)
The Permanent High Court at Bar today (21) acquitted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum case and lifted the overseas travel ban imposed on him. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (12:04 PM)
Relations between Sri Lanka, India and China were once "misinterpreted" and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a "progressive approach" towards foreign policy, Namal Rajapaksa, the son of former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has told NDTV. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (11:55 AM)
Six new provincial governors have been sworn-in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa a short while ago, the President s Media Division (PMD) said. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (11:02 AM)
The Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is scheduled to meet this evening (21). MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (10:58 AM)
Showery condition is expected to enhance some extent in Northern and Eastern provinces during the next few days starting from tonight (21), says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (10:22 AM)
Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa will swear-in today (21) as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (9:55 AM)
MP Harin Fernando stated that neither he nor Sajith Premadasa is ready to further engage in politics unless there is a change in the current leadership of the United National Party (UNP). MORE..
21 Nov 2019 (1:23 AM)
Political sources say that the new Cabinet of Ministers of the new government is also likely to be appointed tomorrow (21). MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (11:26 PM)
People s Liberation Army Navy ship Zhu Ke Zhen which arrived Sri Lanka on 14th November, departed the port of Colombo, following a successful tour in Sri Lanka. MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (11:00 PM)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has named Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (9:04 PM)
The water supply to several areas was interrupted due to a sudden disruption of power supply to the Biyagama Water Purification Plant, stated the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB). MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (8:38 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that he will officially inform the President of his resignation tomorrow (21). MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (7:05 PM)
Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar has paid a courtesy visit to Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
20 Nov 2019 (6:51 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to step down from his position as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka a short while ago.
20 Nov 2019 (5:32 PM)