Mar 21, 2018 6:32:07 AM- LBO.com
At the invitation of the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a three day official visit to Pakistan from 22 to 24 March 2018, to attend the National Day of Pakistan. President Sirisena will hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart President Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and following talks, will […]
Mar 21, 2018 5:25:05 AM- hirunews.lk
At least 26 people have been killed and 18 wounded in a suspected suicide bomb attack near a shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. Initial reports suggest the bomber attacked a crowd of hundreds of people who had gathered to celebrate the... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:21:27 AM- hirunews.lk
No-confidence motion against PM handed over to Speaker The Joint Opposition has handed over a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The motion with the signatures of 55 parliamentarians was handed over to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:19:06 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a 3-day visit to Pakistan beginning from tomorrow (Mar. 22), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. He has been invited by the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain to attend the National Day of Pakistan. President... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:18:35 AM- hirunews.lk
The Department of Examinations says that the results of last GCE O/L examination will be released on 28th of April. The Commissioner General of Examinations, Sanath Pujitha confirmed it. Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:18:15 AM- hirunews.lk
The fifth report compiled by the parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises was tabled in Parliament today (Mar. 21). The COPE chairman, MP Sunil Handunnetti tabled it. The details relating to nine public enterprises are mentioned in this... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:16:13 AM- hirunews.lk
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa requested the newly elected councillors of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna not to engage in malpractices. He said this addressing a gathering of newly elected SLPP councillors at his official residence in Wjerama... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:16:11 AM- srilankaguardian.org
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Mar 21, 2018 4:49:32 AM- thesundayleader.lk
A no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was handed over to Parliament on Wednesday. The no-confidence motion with 55 signatures was handed over to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya by the joint opposition. Four Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members of Parliament had also signed the no-confidence motion. SLFP MPs T.B Ekanayake, Nishantha Muthuhettigama, S. Punchinilame and Cader ....
Mar 21, 2018 4:08:42 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake came under fire in Parliament on Wednesday for making statements critical of the court and some judges. The joint opposition told Parliament that Ramanayake was attempting to create a rift between the legislator and the court. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that while a Parliamentarian has some privileges he should not abuse ...
Mar 21, 2018 3:51:39 AM- thesundayleader.lk
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Mar 21, 2018 5:02:46 AM- adaderana.lk
The motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been handed over to the Speaker of Parliament by MPs representing the Joint Opposition.
Mar 21, 2018 4:43:26 AM- adaderana.lk
Former Mayor of the Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Municipal Council, Janaka Ranawaka, has filed a writ application before the Supreme Court alleging improper allocation of members to the council at the recent Local Government election.
Mar 21, 2018 4:32:52 AM- adaderana.lk
Ministry of Industry and Commerce has decided to introduce a loan scheme with the objective of encouraging entrepreneurs to maintain eco friendly industries. .
Mar 21, 2018 5:09:40 AM- hirunews.lk
The residents of Meetotamulla says that the government has not given them the Rs. 50,000 promised to be disbursed to rent a house for the last 7 months. The convener of the organization that opposes the Meetotamulla garbage dump, Shantha Jayasinghe... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 4:47:32 AM- hirunews.lk
UK parliamentarians have urged Sri Lanka’s government to honour its commitment to creating a ‘South Africa-style commission’ to handle cases related to atrocities that occurred during the country’s civil war. Sri Lanka set... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 4:02:25 AM- hirunews.lk
State Intelligence officer shot at in Kataragama The police officer who was targeted by a gunman this morning (Mar. 21) at the Kataragama bus stand is an officer attached to the State Intelligence Service. Two police teams have been assigned to investigate... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 4:01:00 AM- hirunews.lk
The Joint Opposition says that the proposed ‘no-confidence motion’ against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be handed over to the Speaker this afternoon. A Joint Opposition MP said that currently, 50 MPs and several Cabinet Ministers... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 5:03:15 AM- srilankaguardian.org
A series of concessions have been accommodated by both Britain and the EU, with a legal certainty for UK business. by our London Correspondent ( March […]
Mar 21, 2018 4:52:20 AM- srilankaguardian.org
Giant bramble originated in Central America (Mexico) and introduced as a garden ornamental to lots of countries including Australia. by Lalith Gunasekera Giant bramble ( March […]
Mar 21, 2018 4:02:13 AM- LBO.com
Mar 21, 2018 (LBO) – Cabinet approval has been granted on Tuesday to obtain up to a maximum of 300 million US Dollars from banks. Accordingly, Government will borrow up to 300 million US Dollars from Bank of Ceylon, People’s Bank and other registered foreign banks in Sri Lanka. Government has estimated that 732 million […]
Mar 21, 2018 3:20:54 AM- thesundayleader.lk
At the invitation of the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a three day official visit to Pakistan from 22 to 24 March 2018, to attend the Pakistan National Day. President Sirisena will hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart President Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and following talks, will attend ...
Mar 21, 2018 3:06:16 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Perpetual Treasuries head Arjun Aloysius and Chief Executive Officer Kasun Palisena have filed revised bail applications before the Court of Appeal. The Colombo High Court had earlier this month rejected a bail application submitted by Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena. Aloysius and Palisena are in remand after being arrested over the Central Band treasury bond scam. (Colombo Gazette)
Mar 21, 2018 4:02:25 AM- hirunews.lk
The police officer who was targeted by a gunman this morning (Mar. 21) at the Kataragama bus stand is an officer attached to the State Intelligence Service. Two police teams have been assigned to investigate the incident. The police constable... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 3:56:31 AM- hirunews.lk
Nineteen people were killed and 21 others injured when a passenger bus lost control and plunged off a cliff in the central Philippines, police said Wednesday (Mar 21). The bus, which was heading to the capital Manila, skidded off a mountain road on Mindoro... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 3:50:37 AM- hirunews.lk
It was a tense game yet again, similar to that of the last over of the Nidahas Trophy thriller. Peshawar Zalmi totalled 157 in their allotted 20 overs, Liam Dawson was the top scorer with 62 off 35 balls with six fours and 4 sixes. Mohammad Hafeez also... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 3:26:07 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have arrested a 56-year-old person for allegedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl in Uragasmanhandiya, Elpitiya. He was arrested yesterday, after surrendering to police through an Attorney-at-Law. The suspect had abused the little girl a number... Read More
Mar 21, 2018 3:16:08 AM- hirunews.lk
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been knighted for his services to music. The Duke of Cambridge bestowed the honour on the Liverpool-born star at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The honour comes 53 years after the Beatles were all awarded The Most Excellent... Read More