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Amnesty Int’l concerned over alleged harassment of journalists, activists

Amnesty International has expressed concern over alleged harassment and intimidation of journalists, media outlets and human rights activsits in Sri Lanka.


Thousands lose jobs due to political revenge campaign – Opp. Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday sought clarification on thousands of alleged dismissals in the state sector on political grounds.


Improved services at Werahera DMV since President’s surprise visit – Transport Minister

Services at the Werahera Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have improved since the President's recent visit, Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.


Hypocritical govt selling off land to S’pore – JVP

The JVP accused the new government today of continuing what the party called the previous government’s practice of selling off valuable national assets.


President prorogues P’ment for one month

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa issued a gazette notification this evening proroguing Parliament for a month.


Canadian, Chinese diplomats call on President

Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David McKinnon and former Chinese Ambassador Wu Jianghao called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today.


Sri Lanka overcame hostile forces due to the bravery of troops -Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena said it was because of the great dedications by the brave soldiers that Sri Lanka has been able to overcome all hostilities against it at all times.


Not opposed to abolishing presidency – Sajith camp

United National Party (UNP) seniors backing Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa in the race to the executive presidency defended their decision yesterday to oppose the 11th hour move to abolish it.


Sajith writes to PM; seeks secret ballot; wavers on abolishing presidency

UNP deputy leader Sajith Premadasa has written to PM Wickremesnghe seeking a secret ballot from among the party's Working Committee and Parliamentary Group.


Range blames Sirisena for UNP’s troubles

United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara says President Maithripala Sirisena is directly involved in creating conflicts in his party.


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