The Cabinet has approved Rs. 9 billion to purchase 100 MW of electricity to meet the rising demand. The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has submitted a Cabinet paper seeking approval to purchase power from the private sector, as existing generation capacity is inadequate. The CEB has been purchasing electricity...
Today (3rd Oct.) is a historic day for the country as it celebrates 70 years of establishing parliament democracy and there will be a special parliamentary session today, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said. The session will commence at 2.30 pm where President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Opposition Leader R....
People's Action for Free and Fair Election (Paffrel) has urged the IGP to implement the law against an alleged incident where the Deputy Election Commissioner of Kandy had been threatened by a person who had identified himself as a Coordinating Secretary of Minister Lakshman Kiriella. Paffrel issuing a statement said...
Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary democracy marked it’s 70th anniversary today (October 3). This is a look back at Sri Lanka of the past…. The First Parliament met at the ceremonial inaugural session in October 1947. The Economic Growth 1951 – 6.2% 2016 – 4% (End of the second quarter) Government Debt 1950 – Rs. 654 Million 2017 – Rs....
The special Parliamentary session to mark the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka Parliament is now underway. President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and other MP's are in the Chamber attending the session. Meanwhile, addressing the session, President Maithripala Sirisena said a new Constitution which protects rights of the masses within...
NFF Councillor burns interim report of Steering Committee - Hiru News - Srilanka's Number One News Portal, Most visited website in Sri Lanka Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 15:08 NFF Councillor burns interim report of Steering Committee 1,244Views A Councillor of the National Freedom Front of the Central Provincial Council had burnt copies...
European Parliament MP’s Plenary session meeting at Strasbourg voted overwhelmingly 557 to 92 with 29 abstentions today 3 October 2017, in favour of a resolution drawn up by 5 major political groups in EU Parliament by Our London Correspondent ( October 3, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) European Parliament MP’s Plenary...
Filing a Transfer Application in the Court of Appeal, Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa sought an order staying any further proceedings into controversial almanac case before Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga, currently presiding over Court No.6 of Colombo High Court. He further sought an order transferring case from...
The Joint Opposition will file seven petitions in the Supreme Court today and tomorrow against the Provincial Council Elections Amendment Act. Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva has already filed a Fundamental Rights petition against the Act, before the Supreme Court. In his petition, he requests the Supreme Court to issue...
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will attend a special parliamentary session in Sri Lanka that is being convened to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Parliament there.The Sri Lankan Parliament is also hosting the eighth conference of the association of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation...
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