Nov 15, 2018 12:49:35 AM- onlanka.com
Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Prime Minister is appointed by the President and not the Speaker and accused Speaker Karu Jayasuriya of misusing his powers and acting in a baised manner.
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Nov 14, 2018 10:46:42 PM- onlanka.com
The government said that newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa would continue in the post because yesterday’s No-Confidence Motion (NCM) had been brought unconstitutionally.
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Nov 14, 2018 10:33:50 PM- onlanka.com
The so-called “no confidence motion” of the Opposition in Parliament was not valid as no such motion had been moved during the time Parliament sittings were in progress, Leader of the House Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said.
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Nov 14, 2018 10:22:56 PM- onlanka.com
Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil.
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Nov 14, 2018 7:12:45 AM- onlanka.com
Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Tilakaratne Dilshan has obtained membership of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).
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Nov 14, 2018 6:27:00 AM- onlanka.com
The Office of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya says the documents related to the No-Confidence Motion against Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Cabinet that was passed has been directed to President Maithripala Sirisena.
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Nov 14, 2018 2:27:39 AM- onlanka.com
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said voice vote was taken by the Speaker on the No Confidence Motion submitted in Parliament against the Government and that 122 MPs informed the Speaker that they voted in favour of it.
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Nov 14, 2018 1:16:17 AM- onlanka.com
Minister of Tourism and Wildlife Wasantha Senanayake says he will resign from his ministerial portfolio as he believes that the incumbent government does not have a majority in Parliament.
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May 31, 2018 1:35:46 PM- thesundayleader.lk
A newspaper Editor has been summoned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to record a statement related to the assault on journalist Poddala Jayantha. The Editor of the Sinhalese language newspaper has been asked to appear before the CID tomorrow to record the statement. Former media activist Poddala Jayantha appeared before the CID in June ...
May 31, 2018 1:07:37 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The Sports Ministry secretary is to run the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board operations till the elections to the board takes place. Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha appointed Sports Ministry secretary H.T. Kamal Padmasiri to run the operations of the cricket board as the board elections had been postponed on a court order. The elections to the ...
May 31, 2018 12:50:16 PM- thesundayleader.lk
A former police officer, who is in remand custody for his alleged involvement in the murder of The Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge had made a confidential statement to the court today about the nine-year old crime, the Colombo Page reported. Former Crimes Office-In-Charge of the Mount Lavinia Police Sub Inspector Tissa Siri Sugathapala has ...
May 31, 2018 12:44:37 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Talks between China and Sri Lanka for a free trade agreement have hit major hurdles, mainly because Beijing will not agree to Colombo’s demand for a review of the deal after 10 years, Sri Lanka’s top negotiator said, according to the Reuters news agency. China has invested billions of dollars building ports and roads and ...
May 31, 2018 12:35:35 PM- thesundayleader.lk
The National Transport Commision (NTC) has decided to scrap the semi-luxury bus service from December. According to the NTC several complaints had been received with regards to the semi-luxury bus in the recent past. One of the complaints is that semi-luxury bus operators often load passengers beyond the seating limit despite the extra charge on the ticket. As ...
May 31, 2018 12:16:12 PM- hirunews.lk
Two suspects have been arrested over the assassination of K. Ranjan de Silva, father of the cricketer Dhananjaya de Silva. Read More
May 31, 2018 12:05:22 PM- thesundayleader.lk
Three people accused of murdering a man in 2003 have been sentenced to death. The death sentence was issued by Galle High Court Judge Manjula Thilakaratne today. The three, including two from the same family, were accused of committing the murder in January 2003. The death sentence is however not implemented in Sri Lanka and ...
May 31, 2018 11:22:50 AM- hirunews.lk
Sports Ministry Secretary Kamal Padmasiri has been appointed as the competent authority of Sri Lanka Cricket, until election is held. Read More
May 31, 2018 11:14:03 AM- LBO.com
Hatton National Bank as the Lead Arranger of the Syndicated Loan together with People’s Bank, DFCC and Bank of Ceylon signed off Loan Agreements to finance the setting up of Western Power Company’s waste to energy plant, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. A subsidiary of Aitken Spence PLC, Western Power Company has […]
May 31, 2018 10:57:47 AM- adaderana.lk
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced that the water supply to several areas including Gampaha and Kelaniya will be suspended for 12 hours from 7.00pm tomorrow (01) due to urgent repairs.
May 31, 2018 10:30:54 AM- adaderana.lk
Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha has appointed the Secretary to the ministry H.T. Kamal Padmasiri as the competent authority of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), until elections are held.
May 31, 2018 8:48:00 AM- thesundayleader.lk
The Militzer & Münch Group celebrated the inauguration of its own organization in Sri Lanka yesterday, May 30. At the new location near the Port of Colombo, Militzer & Münch will be consolidating shipments and handling sea freight transports to the regions of the Indian Ocean and Asia. From Sri Lanka, Militzer & Münch also ...
May 31, 2018 9:01:37 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena said that wrong use of social media could not be allowed to continue. President Sirisena was speaking at the opening of the Court complex at Wattala today. Chief Justice, Priyasad Depp, Attorney general Jayantha Jayasuriya,... Read More
May 31, 2018 8:20:28 AM- hirunews.lk
Hiru News - Sri Lanka’s number 1 TV news bulletin – @ 6.55 tonight This news telecast is available live on You Tube Read More
May 31, 2018 7:30:00 AM- hirunews.lk
National Water Supply and Drainage Board says that a 12-hour water cut will be effective from 7 pm tomorrow several areas of Gampaha district. The areas are: Kelaniya, Peliyagoda, Wattala, Ja-Ela, Biyagama, Dompe, Gampaha, Katunayaka, Seeduwa and... Read More
May 31, 2018 7:41:45 AM- adaderana.lk
Talks between China and Sri Lanka for a free trade agreement have hit major hurdles, mainly because Beijing will not agree to Colombo s demand for a review of the deal after 10 years, Sri Lanka s top negotiator said.
May 31, 2018 7:00:53 AM- adaderana.lk
Under the prevailing political conditions, abolishing the Executive Presidency under the 20th amendment might be harmful to the country, says Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka.
May 31, 2018 6:41:59 AM- hirunews.lk
Kim Kardashian West has met President Donald Trump to discuss a potential pardon for a 63-year-old great-grandmother who is serving life in prison. Alice Marie Johnson has been behind bars for more than two decades for a first-time drug offense. Trumps... Read More
May 31, 2018 6:15:44 AM- hirunews.lk
National Transport Commission says that the semi-luxury bus service will be abolished after 31st of December. The NTC said that decision was taken considering the complaints received from the public. Read More