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SLFP yields

The SLFP formally announced its decision today to back the candidate of its biggest breakaway faction-turned rival party yet, in the upcoming presidential election.

SLRC gazette challenged in Supreme Court

Political activists Dambara Amila Thero and Prof. Chandragupta Thenuwara filed a fundamental rights petition in the Supreme Court today against the SLRC handover.

PM appears before PCoI

In his second appearance before a Presidential Commission, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing government corruption this morning.

Protests supporting Rathana Thero spreading

Protestors supporting Athureliye Rathana Thero are flooding Kandy town as the Hill Capital remains shut down.

Temporary ban on industrial explosives lifted

The temporary ban on issuing explosives for industrial use has been lifted on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena, the Ministry of Defence announced today (29).

Sri Lanka bans NTJ and JMI

Sri Lanka has banned the National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), a week after the devastating Easter Sunday bombings

SLFP argument for length of president’s term absurd – Jayampathy

Member of Parliament and constitutional expert Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne today questioned President Maithripala Sirisena’s apparent decision to seek the opinion of the Supreme Court on the end of his term of office.