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TNA promises maximum
cooperation for constitutional reforms

To ensure permanent peace with
justice and equality to all citizens


The TNA promising that they would extend the maximum co-operation for the constitution making processes demanded that those processes should "be taken forward in a genuine and purposeful manner, so as to ensure permanent peace with justice and equality to all citizens."

Leader of the Opposition R. Sampanthan moving a motion for the debate at the time of adjournment yesterday said: "It is fundamental that all extend their cooperation to enable the successful conclusion of these processes."


The paramedics yesterday staged a protest march demanding ....


The paramedics yesterday staged a protest march demanding their promotions which they claimed were overdue and nine other demands organised by the Trade Union Alliance of Paramedics.The protestors marched from the National Hospita...

Dr. Coomaraswamy says no necessity for Governor to meddle in Loans Dept.

Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy giving evidence before the Presidential Commission of inquiry investigating the bond scam yesterday for the second day said that there was no necessity for the CB Governor to visit ...

Dullas recalls what PM said as Opp. Leader about Fonseka


Matara District Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma yesterday recalled that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the then Opposition Leader in 2009 told Parliament that then Army Commander Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka was responsible...

Customs wins case against adulterated palm oil imports

The Court of Appeal ruled that Palm Oil importer Sena Mill’s claim that the Company did not import palm oil but has imported ‘Crude Palm Fatty Acid’ is baseless and unfounded. Dismissing the Writ Application, the...

JVP demands to know the truth behind shooting incident near SAITM


The JVP yesterday demanded to know from the government whether it would tell the country and people of the truth behind the recent shooting incident near Malabe private medical college – SAITM (South Asian Institute of Techn...

Alagaratnam explains BASL role


Geoffrey Alagaratnam, PC, President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has responded to accusations directed at the BASL in respect of the recent appointment of Ramanathan Kannan as High Court judge.

NFF declares its independence from UPFA


National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa requested from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday in parliament to accept five NFF MPs including him as an independent group since they have severed all their connections with the UPFA...

World’s largest car carrier to call at Hambantota


The world’s largest car carrier MV Hoegh Tracer is scheduled to call on Hambantota port in the first week of March.

Storm in a teacup or real fire nipped in the bud?

Timely action by an employee of the House Keeping Department of Parliament averted a fire which could have destroyed its Chamber on Monday, parliament sources said yesterday.

CA issues notice on those acquitted of murder of Raviraj

The Court of appeal on February 21 issued notice on the six persons, indicted in the High Court, but later acquitted after the trial held in respect of the murder of the TNA parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj.

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