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US to back SL in Geneva

US to back SL in Geneva

The United States says that it will be submitting a resolution in support of Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva even as the Council looks to discuss a highly critical report on alleged war crimes committed in the country.

Civil society activists call for proper criteria for national list candidates

Civil society activists call for proper criteria for national list candidates

Sri Lanka’s civil society activists including the election watchdog PAFFREL have called for proper criteria when naming national list candidates.

"Repeal PTA" - CaFFE

"Repeal PTA" - CaFFE

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has urged the government to repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) saying it was misused by the previous regime to suppress media and human rights activists in the country.

MR's electoral debacle helps Maithri take over Party

MR's electoral debacle helps Maithri take over Party

The failure of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to make the United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA) win the August 17 Lankan parliamentary elections is enabling incumbent President Maithripala Sirisena to take over the UPFA and its main constituent...

UNP offers SLFP key ministries in National Govt

UNP offers SLFP key ministries in National Govt

The UNP has offered several key ministries to the SLFP following several rounds of talks to break the deadlock over sharing of portfolios. Well informed sources said that the SLFP had received Higher Education, Samurdhi, Agriculture, Irrigation, High...

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US to back SL in Geneva

27 August, 2015

US to back SL in Geneva

The United States says that it will be submitting a resolution in support of Sri...

Civil society activists call for proper criteria for national list candidates

27 August, 2015

Civil society activists call…

Sri Lanka’s civil society activists including the election watchdog PAFFREL have...

"Repeal PTA" - CaFFE

27 August, 2015

"Repeal PTA" - CaF…

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has urged the government to rep...

MR's electoral debacle helps Maithri take over Party

27 August, 2015

MR's electoral debacle helps…

The failure of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to make the United Peoples’ Fr...

UNP offers SLFP key ministries in National Govt

27 August, 2015

UNP offers SLFP key ministri…

The UNP has offered several key ministries to the SLFP following several rounds ...

"SLFPers did not understand me" - Solangaarachchi

27 August, 2015

"SLFPers did not unders…

Provincial councilor Prasanna Solangaarachchi has said that SLFPers had neither ...

Sobitha thero criticizes "Jumbo Cabinet"

26 August, 2015

Sobitha thero criticizes …

Conevener of the People's Movement for Just Society, Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha The...

"Sri Lanka must ‘think carefully’ about devaluation" - Harsha

26 August, 2015

"Sri Lanka must ‘think …

Sri Lanka needs to “think carefully” about devaluating its currency at a time wh...

Karzai to attend Defence Seminar in SL

26 August, 2015

Karzai to attend Defence Sem…

Former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai will attend the annual defence sem...

MR says "Nay" to Opposition leadership; recommends Welgama

26 August, 2015

MR says "Nay" to O…

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will give political leadership to the parties...

CEA suspends Coca-Cola's EPL

26 August, 2015

CEA suspends Coca-Cola's EPL

The Environmental Protection Licence (EPL) granted to the Coca-Cola beverage fac...

"Janaka Sisitha were murdered" - IUSF

25 August, 2015

"Janaka Sisitha were mu…

The Inter-University Students' Federation (IUSF) comprised of undergraduates yes...

Susil resigns

25 August, 2015

Susil resigns

Susil Premajayantha has resigned from the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA...

Cabinet swearing in postponed again

25 August, 2015

Cabinet swearing in postpone…

The swearing-in of the ministers of the new government that was scheduled for to...

Saman Ekanayake new PM's Secretary

25 August, 2015

Saman Ekanayake new PM's Sec…

Ekanayake has been appointed as the Secretary to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasi...

Saman Ekanayake new PM's Secretary

25 August, 2015

Saman Ekanayake new PM's Sec…

Ekanayake has been appointed as the Secretary to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasi...

Biswal in town next week

24 August, 2015

Biswal in town next week

The United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affai...

MS planning for s second term?

24 August, 2015

MS planning for s second ter…

Residents of Kinniya have appealed to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena ...

UNP planning to secure "good spots" before SLFP join in

24 August, 2015

UNP planning to secure …

Discussions are on at two different levels to decide on Cabinet portfolios as we...

"Putting defeated candidates in national list disappointing" - Polls monitors

24 August, 2015

"Putting defeated candi…

Election monitoring groups expressed its regret and disappointment over the nomi...

Maithri permits SLFPers to choose sides

24 August, 2015

Maithri permits SLFPers to c…

The MP-elects of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) have been given freedom by t...

NFF to take court action against Susil

24 August, 2015

NFF to take court action aga…

The National Freedom Front (NFF), a constituent party of the UPFA, have claimed ...

Rosy to get a "High Commission"?

23 August, 2015

Rosy to get a "High Com…

Former State Minister for Child Development Rosy Senanayake, who failed in her r...

UNP, SLFP to share Uva PC

23 August, 2015

UNP, SLFP to share Uva PC

The two main parties are hoping to arrive at a consensus with regard to the appo...

"Handunnetti given NL seat on popular demand" - JVP

23 August, 2015

"Handunnetti given NL s…

JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva says that its Matara District candidate Sunil...

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