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Proposal to ban tuition during Daham Pasal times

A Private Members Bill is being presented to Parliament to ban private tuition classes being held on Poya days and Sundays until 3.pm.


Private Bill against death penalty proposes retroactive life imprisonment

The Private Member's Bill to be presented in Parliament by Galle District MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda proposing the abolition of the death penalty seeks to amend any imposition of the death penalty by any other Act to mean imprisonment for life.


Government MPs asked to rush to Parliament

All United National Front Members of Parliament are rushing to the House after the party leadership said they should be in their seats lest a vote on the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) be taken before the scheduled time of 6.30 pm today July 11.


President gave leadership to bring 19th Amendment – UNP MP

Despite the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)'s claim that the United National Party (UNP) had deceived the former through the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, it was SLFP Chairman President Maithripala Sirisena along with the UNP who gave the leadership to pass the amendment in parliament, UNP Parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said.


We have done more for the forces than anyone in 20 years – Mangala

The current administration has done more for the country's armed forces than those looking to ride into power on the backs of war heroes, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told Parliament today.


Pujith begins explosive testimony

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera is saying that President Maithripala Sirisena did not invite him to attend Security Council meetings after October 2018.


Kavinda steps down from PSC

United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardena has stepped down from the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday bombings, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament today.