Wickremesinghe (C) promised changes to his party members who supported him Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has defeated a no-confidence motion in the parliament with a 46 vote majority after a 12-hour debate. Wednesday's vote saw 122 legislators back Wickremesinghe, while 76 MPs voted to remove him. Twenty-six members...
The members of the Kandy Colombo Luxury Bus Transport Association visited the National Transport Commission, Colombo to meet its Chairman H. Hemachandra to discuss a dispute over a timetable. A tense situation erupted when the Transport Commission Chairman refused to make any changes to the schedule. The workers of the Transport...
Jan 30, 2018  The party leaders meeting which convened in the morning, concluded without a clear decision.It concluded without a proper clear decision on whether parliament will convene before the election for the bond report debate. However, the Speaker says a decision will be taken following consultations with  Prime Minister Tamil...
Theresa May is set to meet key EU figures for talks on Brexit which could determine whether the UK is able to move on to negotiations on trade. The BBC understands deals on the UK "divorce bill" and citizens' rights were reached this weekend. But the UK border with Ireland remains...
Election Commission decides to inform the Returning Officers of 93 LG bodies which are not affected to announce calling of nominations from 27 of November.The Commission added that if printing mistakes are corrected by November 27 or 28, it is ready to announce nominations for another 40 LG bodies...
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 21:44 By 2020 UNP government, says PM Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says he's ready to form a United National Party government by 2020 by obtaining a majority power.The Prime Minister said this addressing an election rally in Kuliyapitiya.      
Former Secretary to President, Lalith Weeratunga and former Director General of Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, Anusha Palpita were admitted to the Prison Hospital this morning (08). The duo were sentenced to 3 years of rigorous imprisonment... Read More
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said he was either ready to abolish or prune down the powers of the Executive Presidency. “I am ready for either. That was my commitment,” the President said. “We have now completed two and a half years in government- criticism, allegations and insults are in plenty. They...
When the country voted in the current Government, the private sector wanted a progressive government which is market-driven with strong governance given the issues of corruption that existed in the previous regime. Today, when we look back after almost three years, the performance is way below our expectations. 2016 –...
This summer, bustling New Yorkers will take an uncharacteristic pause to witness one of the city's most striking natural events: a flaming orange sunset known as “Manhattanhenge”. Thanks to the Earth’s and sun’s rotations – and a happy accident of city planning – the sunset aligns perfectly with New York City streets...
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