Monday, December 11, 2017

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Sunday Top Story

A crucial discussion is to be held between the members of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) following last week’s development where one of its...

Many parts of Sri Lanka were still under water following severe rains and winds that left at least 15 people dead, 25 missing and...

Sri Lanka is to operationalise the much awaited Office of Missing Persons (OMP) during the first quarter of next year, Secretary General of the...

Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE), MP Sunil Handunnetti has called the Speaker to to conduct investigations on COPE members who were...

Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga in a complaint to President Maithripala Sirisena has blamed two previous subject ministers for last week’s fuel crisis which crippled...

This month after budget The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress are likely to engage in crucial discussions pertaining to Constitutional...

India’s Foreign Secretary last week had reportedly stated that India will be assisting Sri Lanka to develop Colombo and Trincomalee ports. Jaishankar had reportedly...

Sri Lanka’s leftist parties last week said that none of the major parties including the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) faction in the Joint...

Moves are afoot to form a new political outfit in the North with the involvement of several stakeholders including politicians of the area in...

UNP for abolition “SLFP should respect mandate given to President with UNP support” – Kiriella The United National Party (UNP) last week firmly...

Calls for full implementation Willing to consider the further pruning of Presidential powers; provided the Executive is in charge of defence and remains the commander-in-chief...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has indicated a possibility of an islandwide campaign to garner wider consensus among the public for the new Constitution,...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met with former President and incumbent MP Mahinda Rajapaksa for a unscheduled discussion this week to discuss Local Government elections,...

Dayasiri TO MEET former national captains and administrators SLC reacts to ICC WC 2019 non-automatic qualification 4-man committee appointed to investigate the decline and fall Sri Lanka’s...

No Government will survive politically if it fails to solve the national issue concerning the North and address the connected question of devolving power,...

Sections of the Tamil Diaspora highlighted about prevalence of continued pro separatist propaganda profilerating among Tamils abroad. Propaganda being circulated also included the cult of...

Only 40 of 225 MPs register 12 turn up for orientation  The National Institute of Language Education and Training which is tasked with teaching...

President and PM to decide on Ravi Government Ministers and MPs from the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) have...

Recent incidents of violence in the North have resulted in concerns raised by governmental factions and also the general public, who have called for...

Launches fresh bottom-up mechanism Improve people-to-people relationship  The Tamil Diaspora has stepped into assist with the reconciliation process of Sri Lanka where it has suggested...

Critical of slow process PM assures legislation for Truth Commission and to set up Special Prosecutor’s Office Foreign Ministry to work with Emmerson’s...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has warned that the abandonment of the Constitutional reforms process at this juncture would constitute a serious blow to...

probe hits a snag Ministers question legal standing of committee A fresh problem has arisen in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) after two ministers had refused...

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran has denied reports of a rift within the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) following tensed situations in the council...

Normal life in the Northern Province came to a standstill as hundreds protested against the no-confidence motion against the Northern Province Chief Minister, Justice...

Turmoil over corruption Committee recommends Ministers’ removal Ball in Wiggie’s Court Ministers of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) have come under scrutiny after allegations of financial...

Newly appointed Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mangala Samaraweera has recalled the vhicles and allowances of  15 Parliamentary backbenchers of the United National...

The District of Jaffna is to be developed as a strategic city as part of a project funded by the World Bank, sources revealed. The...

The Colombo Municipal Council is in the process of initiating legal action against the owners of 10,000 unauthorized buildings in Colombo, which have been...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (12) made a historic visit to the hill country along with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) accused the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security (SOCNS) of going back on its word concerning the policy framework...

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran said that the hartal held on Thursday (27) was the people’s reaction to the ‘lethargy and indifference’ on...

The tragedy at the garbage dump in Meetotamulla has pushed the government to expedite its restructuring process. The tragedy had exposed certain weaknesses and drawbacks...

The strike launched by the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) on Friday (7) against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) came...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) confirmed that they would guarantee a significant contribution from the Diaspora in terms of investments in the country’s economy,...

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) last week, while welcoming the resolution which was passed at the United Nations Human Rights Council, warned that the...

Amidst confusions over the proposed mechanism to probe alleged war crimes, civil society organizations this week said that the international community was not obsessed...

Following last week’s unruly incidents in Parliament resulting in the Speaker being compelled to name a very senior politician to be removed from the...

A sum of Rs 450 million given at the time of divestiture of a Swiss Cement Company one of the biggest in the business...

The story of Keith Noyahr’s miraculous escape from the clutches of death is known to all. However, there is a part which is known...

In the wake of massive Chinese investments in Malaysia and other South Asian countries, analysts have said India would want to scramble towards possibilities...

Economists while agreeing with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy’s proposed options for debt servicing and the resurrection of the...

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