Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 16:26 Malik resigns as Chairman of UNP 2,266Views Minister Malik Samarawickrama says that he has tendered his resignation from the Chairmanship of the UNP to the Prime Minister.      
MP Wijepala Hettiarachchi confirmed this.Accordingly, the Committee along with another group of MPs are of the view that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe must continue as party leader, the MP said. Speaking to us following a meeting at Temple Trees today (Apr. 07) MP Hettiarachchi said that the decision was announced...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – After a period of 39 long years, the United National Party lost control of the Seethawaka Pradeshiya Sabha. At the inaugural sitting of the Seethawaka Urban Council, a vote was held to select the chairman.K. A. Ranaweera of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna was appointed chairman...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee and it’s parliamentary group have decided to once again appoint a leadership council. Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka speaking to News1st said the leadership council will comprise of twelve members. The minister went on to say, it was decided to continue all...
A recent talk by the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, received wide media coverage in Colombo, with almost all newspapers picking up one point. “Our aid is not to raid or invade,” he had said. The Indian envoy made the reference to India’s development assistance while...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The elections commission notes that the chairpersons are yet to be named for three Pradeshiya Sabahs in Balapitiya, Bentota and Anamaduwa. It was the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) that over 50% of the seats in these three local government bodies during the recently held local...
President Maithripala Sirisena says as a responsible Head of State he would not allow the government to be weakened for any reason. The President said this while addressing the heads of media institutions at the President’s House in Colombo this morning (Apr. 06). He also said that a complete Cabinet reshuffle...
Russia has accused the UK of inventing a "fake story" and "playing with fire" over the Salisbury spy poisoning. At a UN Security Council meeting, Moscow's UN ambassador Vasily Nebenzia said Britain's main goal had been "to discredit and even delegitimize" Russia with "unsubstantiated accusations". The UK says Russia is behind...
The Malaysian opposition party formed by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM), has been provisionally dissolved by the Registrar of Societies over its alleged failure to provide necessary documents. “We have been officially notified by the Registrar of Societies (ROS) that PPBM has been deregistered. The...
  Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 13:17 JO Group leader makes a revelation 1,554Views The Joint Opposition says for the first time in history, the Cabinet Ministers have voted against their own government. The Group Leader of the Joint Opposition said this addressing a media conference at Parliament this morning (Apr. 05).
- Advertisement -

Get in touch

1,909FansLike
22FollowersFollow
97FollowersFollow
97FollowersFollow
20SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts

Most Popular

After declaring a state of emergency, Sri Lanka has banned Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp...

Rosie Perper, provided by Published 11:31 pm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 The Sri Lankan government has banned the use of Facebook, Instagram, and...

South Korea: HWPL Constructing Collaborative Governance for Peacebuilding

3rd Annual Commemoration of the World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit Discussed on the Practical Approaches to Peace-Building Based on the Declaration of...

South Korea: Over 200,000 gathered to raise one voice for Global Peace

A Global Peace Festival with 200,000 People was Held in the Republic of Korea A culture of peace was envisioned at a Peace Festival at...

Hack on Taiwanese bank: Sri Lankan suspect arrested, another in hiding – Newsfirst

The Far Eastern International Bank in Taiwan revealed that it was hacked on Friday (October 6). The Bank said that its computer system had...

Water supplying project in Tambuttegama suspended

Anuradhapura District Secretary R.M. Wanninayake said today that a decision has been taken to temporarily suspend the drinking water supplying project in Tambuttegama following the protest held...