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UNP will hold disciplinary inquiry on Ranjan’s leaked calls – Akila Viraj

A disciplinary inquiry will be held against UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake over the controversial telephone conversations leaked recently, the party said.


President sends out strong message in first address to P’ment

In his first-ever address to Parliament, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sent out a strong message to all parties representing the legilsature.


Supreme Court Justice Prasanna Jayawardena passes away

Supreme Court Justice Prasanna Jayawardena PC passed away this morning in a private hospital in Colombo.


Govt contradicting itself on MCC compact – JVP

The JVP accused the new government today of contradicting its own stance on the controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact.


Waruna Liyanage for Ranjith De Zoysa’s seat

Waruna Priyantha Liyanage has been appointed to the parliamentary seat left vacant by the demise of former UPFA MP Ranjith De Zoysa.


Islamophobia in Sri Lanka: Muslim women pushed to the margins

Muslim women became victims of the Islamophobia that swept the country after Muslim extremists launched suicide bomb attacks on three churches and three five-star hotels this Easter (2019).


Activists to monitor progress on govt manifesto

The March 12 Movement, an organization working towards achieving clean politics in Sri Lanka says that it will review the progress the government is making towards fulfilling promises in its election manifesto every six months.


UNP leadership crisis: Ranil prepared to listen to majority – Wijepala

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is willing to hold discussions with Sajith Premadasa and then decide on his next move, MP Wijepala Hettiarachchi said.


New State and Deputy Ministers sworn in

New State Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the interim government were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago.


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.


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