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MR sworn in as the new Prime Minister

Former President and Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in today (21 Nov). as the 24th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Massive crowd to meet Sajith at Vauxhall Street

Thousands of party supporters gathered at the Vauxhall Street election of office of the UNP to meet their defeated presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa.

Reconciliation efforts in fractured Digana

The multi-ethnic and multi-religious region of Digana, Pallekelle and Balagolla in the Kandy district is a tinder-box with simmering ethnic tensions ready to explode into racial riots,

Ranil promises to hand over reins to young leaders

Outgoing Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the party will be handed over to a group of young leaders who can protect the Sinhala Buddhist base of the party.

Defence Secy instructs acting IGP to be extra vigilant in coming days

Newly appointed Secretary to the Defence Ministry Major General Kamal Gunaratne has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) C.D. Wickramaratne to work with extra vigilance and caution in carrying out security duties in the coming days.

Gotabaya released from D. A. Rajapaksa memorial case; passport released

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been released from all indictments in the D. A. Rajapaksa memorial case, sources said.

Six new governors appointed by President Rajapaksa

Six new governors were appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (21 Nov), the presidential secretariat said.

Mahinda becomes PM for the third time today

Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in as Prime Minister to head an interim government by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at 1:00 pm at the Presidential Secretariat, his Media Secretary Rohan Welivita told RepublicNext.

Ranil will resign tomorrow

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will resign from office tomorrow he said in a statement released to Media a short while ago.

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