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Parliament meets for emergency debate

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- The Parliament is scheduled to be convened at 10:30am,will be presided by Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya.Today's parliamentary session will debate on extending Emergen... Read More


Case against Dr Shafi to be heard today

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- The case against Dr. Shafi Shihabdeen of the controversial doctor attached to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital is to be heard at Kurunegala Magistrate's Court today. Published b... Read More


19TH AMENDMENT, A CURSE - PRESIDENT

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday declared that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution (19A) was "a curse on the country" and should be abolished. The President, addressi... Read More


"Budu Puth Suraksha" health insurance launch

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe handed over "Budu Puth Suraksha" health insurance certificates to around 2,000 members of the Maha Sangha including Maha Nayake and Anu Nayake... Read More


Rs. 100 Mn Trust Fund for Easter attack orphans

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- A proposal to set up a Trust Fund to look after the well-being of 33 children orphaned due to the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks has gained Cabinet approval. The Treasury has a... Read More


PM to meet S.African Prez in BIA transit

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa makes a brief stopover at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today (27) while travelling on an official foreign trip. Ramaphosa... Read More


Death of former Thinakaran Chief Editor S. Thillainathan

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- Former Chief Editor of the Thinakaran Newspaper S. Thillainathan passed away yesterday. He began his journalism career at the Veerakesari Newspaper. Thillainathan also worked at ... Read More


No immediate threat of terrorism - Army Commander

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, testifying before the Parliament Select Committee probing the 21/4 Easter Attacks, yesterday, said that there was no immediat... Read More


'FastTrack' summer internship programme re-launched

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- Brandix Apparel Limited, Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd and John Keells Holdings PLC held the orientation for fifteen diverse, talented interns at Hatch, Colombo, formally comm... Read More


Between Two Ends

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- In what was a startling and eye-opening statement President Maithripala Sirisena this week criticised the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, saying that it created political ins... Read More