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Legal action against MPs skipping parliamentary sessions?

Legal action against MPs skipping parliamentary sessions?

Civil society organisations are planning to move the judiciary against elected members of parliament for repeatedly skipping parliamentary sessions.

Thewarapperuma asks for more

Thewarapperuma asks for more

UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma (Kalutara District) and UPFA MP Upali Ranaweera (Gampaha) have said that they had gladly accepted one week’s suspension for his alleged involvement in last week’s clash in Parliament.

External committee to probe ragging in UOK

External committee to probe ragging in UOK

An External Committee is to be appointed to probe all ragging related complaints in the University of Kelaniya, Vice Chancellor Sunanda Madduma Bandara said.

Esala Weerakoon nominated as new Foreign Secy

Esala Weerakoon nominated as new Foreign Secy

Career diplomat Esala Weerakoon has been nominated as Sri Lanka’s next Foreign Secretary and is expected to take office on 1 June 2016.

HIV on the rise in SL

HIV on the rise in SL

The number of reported HIV AIDS cases rose to 2,377 after 68 new cases were identified in the first quarter of 2016, sources from the National STD/AIDS Control Programme says.

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Legal action against MPs skipping parliamentary sessions?

09 May, 2016

Legal action against MPs ski…

Civil society organisations are planning to move the judiciary against elected m...

Thewarapperuma asks for more

09 May, 2016

Thewarapperuma asks for more

UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma (Kalutara District) and UPFA MP Upali Ranaweera (G...

External committee to probe ragging in UOK

09 May, 2016

External committee to probe …

An External Committee is to be appointed to probe all ragging related comp...

Esala Weerakoon nominated as new Foreign Secy

09 May, 2016

Esala Weerakoon nominated as…

Career diplomat Esala Weerakoon has been nominated as Sri Lanka’s next For...

HIV on the rise in SL

09 May, 2016

HIV on the rise in SL

The number of reported HIV AIDS cases rose to 2,377 after 68 new cases were iden...

Rice, Kottu Prices up

09 May, 2016

Rice, Kottu Prices up

Prices of rice, fried rice, biriyani and kottu had been increased by Rs. 10 with...

Czech Business delegation in town

09 May, 2016

Czech Business delegation in…

A business delegation from the Czech Republic led by the Ambassador Milan Hovork...

Govt to cut Business Class tours to save cash

07 May, 2016

Govt to cut Business Class t…

Govt to cut Sri Lanka's deputy finance minister has asked President Maithripala ...

Lanka begins to play ball on IMF terms

07 May, 2016

Lanka begins to play ball on…

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced last week it had reached agreeme...

"I've been forced to be silent" - Sajin Vass

07 May, 2016

"I've been forced to be…

Former Parliamentarian Sajin de Vass Gunawardena says he is being forced to rema...

Ravi says going green "too costly"

07 May, 2016

Ravi says going green "…

Sri Lanka’s finance minister, who has helped engineer a growth recovery, t...

"Set up a better QA mechanism before signing ECTA" - NJC

07 May, 2016

"Set up a better QA mec…

The National Joint Committee (NJC) yesterday urged the government to ensure that...

Mjr. Gen. Sumith Manawadu succumbs to injuries

06 May, 2016

Mjr. Gen. Sumith Manawadu su…

Major General Sumit Manawadu who suffered serious head injuries from a construct...

Dehiwala Zoo not good for animals?

06 May, 2016

Dehiwala Zoo not good for an…

The Born Free foundation, an international wildlife charity based in UK recently...

Strong action against parliament rowdies

05 May, 2016

Strong action against parlia…

Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala yesterday submitted a report on the previous...

Army off from all VIP security duties

05 May, 2016

Army off from all VIP securi…

As part of its policy to relieve the army from civilian and internal policing du...

Temporary halt on Vehicle imports

05 May, 2016

Temporary halt on Vehicle im…

The importing of vehicles to the country will be suspended for six months due to...

West says No to North's bid for Federalism

05 May, 2016

West says No to North's bid …

All political parties under the Western Provincial Council have collectively ref...

West says No to North's bid for Federalism

05 May, 2016

West says No to North's bid …

All political parties under the Western Provincial Council have collectively ref...

Speaker orders probe to nab naughty MPs

04 May, 2016

Speaker orders probe to nab …

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday that he had assigned Deputy Speaker Thila...

Dinesh says Govt drew first blood

04 May, 2016

Dinesh says Govt drew first …

The Joint Opposition said UNP MPs had started the brawl inside the Parliament ch...

Worst fisticuffs in parliament since 2004

04 May, 2016

Worst fisticuffs in parliame…

The Parliament erupted in brawls between rival lawmakers yesterday after ex-army...

Mulleriyawa patients for SAITM students

03 May, 2016

Mulleriyawa patients for SAI…

The Government Medical Officers’ Association has learned of plans to move ...

Full report called on  SLFP mutineers

03 May, 2016

Full report called on SLFP …

The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party is to call a meeting this w...

Rs. 20 mn loss due to May Day toll free expressway travel

03 May, 2016

Rs. 20 mn loss due to May Da…

The state coffers has suffered a loss of around Rs. 20 million due to a governme...

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