Speaker prevents UN Special Rapporteur meeting with judges

By Rose Kenny Speaker Karu Jayasuriya assured  Parliament yesterday that in future no government official would be allowed to act in a manner that will...

While the security forces destroy extremist terrorism, religious leaders to ensure reconciliation- President

resident vows that he would not allow any foreign forces to be deployed in the country President Maithripala Sirisena said that within a short span...

“Priority should be on Public Transport, not Expressways and Flyovers”

If he holds the power to monitor capital expenditure, instead of constructing highways, expressways and flyovers, he would give priority to uplift public transport...

CID granted approval to record statement from Pujith Jayasundara

By Rose Kenny Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake has granted the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) permission to record a statement from IGP Pujith Jayasundara who is...

Speaker assures no conspiracy in meeting with diplomats of Muslim countries

By Rose Kenny Foreign diplomats had been  invited by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to parliament with the intention of explaining the current situation in the country...

World community must continue to support peace in Sri Lanka, says Norway PM

The world community must continue to support peaceful development and reconciliation in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the suicide attacks that killed 290...

Has ‘moderation’ helped the TNA?

By N. Sathiya Moorthy For the ‘moderate’ Tamil National Alliance (TNA), it is becoming a thankless job all over again. On the one hand, they...

Report on Batticaloa Campus to be presented to Cabinet

By Rose Kenny The Sectoral Oversight Committee on Education and Human Resources Development report is scheduled to be presented to the Cabinet tomorrow. MP Ashu Marasinghe...

Unheeded to life threats, I lead the fight against drug menace for the future...

Those who did not give their slightest support for the battle against eradicating drug menace during last four and half years are now trying...

PM visits Zion Church

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the recently bombed Zion Church in Batticaloa this morning to inquire into the present situation and inspect damages caused...
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