Navy continues to assist flood victims in the North

On the directives of Office of the Chief of Defence Staff and the information provided by the Disaster Management Centre, the Sri Lanka Navy is extending its relief operations for the victims affected by the adverse weather condition prevailed in Kilinochchi and Mulativu districts in the Northern Province.  As at now, relief teams have been More...

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Elephant kills mahout during Perahera

A mahout (elephant handler) was killed after being attacked by an elephant during a Perahera in the Karandeniya area last night. The mahout, a 45-year-old resident of Rideegama, was rushed to hospital in critical More...

UN chief relieved at resolution of Sri Lanka’s political crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday welcomed the resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka through peaceful and constitutional means. The secretary-general applauded the resilience of the More...

New Cabinet Ministers sworn in

A new Cabinet consisting of a total of 29 ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, a short while ago. New Cabinet: 1. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe: More...

Can hold presidential polls after Jan 09 – Deshapriya

The President is able to call for a presidential election at any time after the 09th of January 2019, said Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya. Deshapriya mentioned this following a function held More...

Wouldn’t bring impeachment against President – Sajith

Deputy Leader of the UNP Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa has stated that they would not bring forth an impeachment against the President under any circumstances. He also called for the party supporters to celebrate More...

Mahinda’s appeal against interim order taken up today

The appeal filed against the interim order issued by the Court of Appeal restraining Mahinda Rajapaksa from holding office of Prime Minister and his Cabinet from functioning, is slated for support on December 14 More...

SC verdict on Parliament Dissolution delivered today

Supreme Court will be delivering its verdict on the petitions on the dissolution of the parliament at 4 pm this evening (13). The Supreme Court last Friday (Dec. 7) concluded the hearing of the petitions filed More...

JVP threaten impeachment

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said that that if President Maithripala Sirisena didn’t act according to the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC), they will take steps to impeach the President, stating that More...

Contempt of Court petition filed against Karu

A lawyer has filed a petition before the Supreme Court challenging the Speaker’s decision to convene the parliament despite a pending restraining order. The petition has been put forward stating that Speaker More...