UN human rights chief warns Sri Lanka of fresh conflict

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Wednesday warned Sri Lanka it could slip back to conflict unless it addressed the “worst crimes” during the final stages of its ethnic war. Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights Council that Sri Lanka was yet to set up the special judicial mechanism as promised four years ago to try war criminals. Colombo More...

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Third Reading Debate of Budget 2019 to commence today

The Third Reading Debate of Budget 2019 or the Committee Stage Debate has been scheduled to commence today (13). The debate will continue until April 5th and the voting on the third reading of the budget is More...

We have businessmen not rulers : JVP Uva Provincial Councillor

Several analyses on the current economic status of the country were shared by political and civil organization representatives. Co-convener of the Purawesi Balaya Organization, Saman Rathnapriya noted that although More...

Ravi Wants Total Abolition Of Executive Presidency: “This is The Right Time As President, PM And MR On The Same Page

Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake today said President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa should come together to abolish the Executive Presidency.  Addressing More...

CID recovers vehicle used to transfer remains of Rathgama businessmen

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has recovered the vehicle in which the remains of the two businessmen, who were murdered in Rathgama area, were allegedly transferred to Walasmulla area. It was previously More...

“No Girls!”: Students Of Trinity College Protest School Management’s Decision To Allow Girls In London A/Level Classes

A group of students at Trinity College, Kandy, had staged a protest against the school management’s decision to allow a small number of girls to study in London A/Level classes.  Issuing a statement, More...

President calls for national movement to form new government

Bringing forth a new national movement to form a new government and a new set of programmes for the betterment of the country is the main responsibility of all those who love the country today, President Maithripala More...

CID reveals Nalaka de Silva’s ties with Madush & Amal Perera

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has informed the court yesterday (12) that former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested in connection with the alleged VIP assassination plot, has had close ties with More...

Fuel prices hiked

The Government has revised the fuel prices and accordingly the fuel price has been increased from midnight yesterday (11), stated the Ministry of Finance issuing a release. As a result, the prices of one liter More...

Fuel prices to be revised today

The new fuel prices revised in line with the fuel pricing formula will be announced today (11). Accordingly, the fuel prices are reviewed every 10th day of the month under the fuel pricing formula introduced More...