UNP fears attempt to control media through false claims

The United National Party (UNP) today feared there could be attempts to control the media through false claims. UNP Parliamentarian Ajith P. Perera said that...

Parliament informed Ranjan has not tabled controversial recordings

Parliament was informed today (Thursday) that Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake has not tabled the controversial telephone recordings. Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri told Parliament today that while...

Former CID Director Shani Abeysekera appears before the CID

Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Shani Abeysekera, appeared before the CID  today. He was asked to appear to record a statement over...

Sampanthan hurt by comments made on official residence

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader and former Leader of the Opposition R. Sampanthan told Parliament today that he was hurt by the comments made...

Jayampathy Wickramaratne resigns from Parliament

United National Front (UNF) Parliamentarian Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne has resigned from his Parliament seat. He has informed the Speaker about his decision and the decision...

Hirunika reveals plot behind “prison break 2”

Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra today revealed what she claims is a plot behind "prison break 2" involving the owner of a private media institution and...

TNA disputes President’s claim on war missing

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today disputed claims made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on war missing. TNA Parliamentarian S. Sritharan, speaking in Parliament today, said...

Ranjan appears in Parliament and creates more drama

Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake appeared in Parliament today and created more drama over his telephone recordings. Ramanayake tabled extracts of some of the recordings which have...

Speaker rules CB treasury bond scam forensic report must be tabled in Parliament

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today ruled that the Central Bank (CB) treasury bond scam forensic report must be presented to all members of Parliament. He made...

EU election observers to release final report on Sri Lanka polls

The European Union election observation mission (EU EOM) which was in Sri Lanka to observe the Presidential election last November, is to release its...

Mano takes on Wimal for changing sign board with Tamil on top

Former Minister Mano Ganesan has slammed Minister Wimal Weerawansa's decision to change a sign board with Tamil wording on top. The sign board of the...

Prime Minister admits Ranil sought additional facilities

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today admitted that former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has sought additional facilities. Speaking to electronic media heads today, Rajapaksa said that...

Matheesha Pathirana sets world record with 175kph delivery

In Bloemfontein on Sunday, in what turned out to be a disappointing game for Sri Lanka Under-19 cricket team as they went down to...

Malaysia sends back trash to Sri Lanka

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to several countries, including Sri Lanka, since the third quarter of last year, the Associated...

CCD records statement from Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) recorded a statement from Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya over the leaked telephone recordings involving Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake. The...

EU assures Sri Lanka will continue to have GSP Plus till 2023

The European Union (EU) has assured Sri Lanka it will continue to enjoy the GSP Plus trade concession till 2023. Minister of Industrial Exports and...

India assures USD 50 Million to boost security in Sri Lanka

India has assured USD 50 Million to boost security in Sri Lanka. Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval made the offer when he met President...

Government insists no ban on Rajinikanth to visit Sri Lanka

The Government today insisted that there was no ban on Indian superstar actor turned politician Rajinikanth from visiting Sri Lanka. Government Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa tweeted...

Sri Lanka on alert as mystery virus emerges in China

Sri Lanka has been placed on alert after a mystery virus emerged in China and infected hundreds. The Health Ministry has already advised Sri Lankans...

UNF leaders decide to support Sajith’s new alliance

United National Front (UNF) leaders have decided to support the new political alliance headed by United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa. UNF member...