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UNF leaders wave at the crowds gathered at the Galle Face Green on Monday. Pic by Kamal Bogoda

UNP to form new front for


... to abolish Executive Presidency

Amidst moves to abolish the executive presidency, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe revealed, yesterday, at the Galle Face Green in Colombo, that he would form a new alliance called National Democratic Front, to contest the next general election.

Addressing a massive rally which was earlier meant to apply pressure on President Maithripala Sirisena to respect last weeks historic Supreme verdict and appoint him Prime Minister,




Welgama wants President to resign immediately


SLFP Vice President and Kalutara District MP Kumara Welgama says that President Maithripala Sirisena should resign from his post immediately."The Supreme Court has found that President Sirisena violated the Constitution. One who has acted in con...

Thilanga withdraws from SLC elections


Sri Lanka Cricket strongman Thilanga Sumathipala has decided against contesting February’s cricket elections and instead has nominated his long time ally Mohan De Silva to run the show. This was similar to what took place in 2003 when Sumathip...

Resolve national question with president’s support


The social media got a boost like no other during the past seven weeks of political crisis that enveloped the country. On October 26 itself no sooner was former President Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as prime minister the stormtroopers of his political a...

With stability re-established, three SL business delegations off to Germany in 2019


In January 2019, AHK Sri Lanka will organize three business delegation to major trade fairs in Germany : IMM -the world’s leading fair for furniture, BAU -the world’s leading fair for construction and architecture and Green Week-the worl...

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