The SLPP said today that its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa will take measures to fight the pressing issue of global warming.
Though appearing before the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter attacks is at his discretion, he would “act accordingly”, the President said.
Eleven members of the proscribed organisation Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) were handed over to the TID yesterday (10).
A total of 293 suspects across the country have been arrested over the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks thus far, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (05).
Sri Lanka's Secretary Defence says that the best way to combat extremism is to ensure income equality, education and justice.
Four Minsiters representing the Muslim community who quit their portfolios in the aftermath of the post-Easter communal violence have returned to the fold.
Rebuffing critics, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (22 July) said the Government has fulfilled all its obligations since the Easter Sunday bombings.
Despite assurances to the contrary, the State of Emergency has been extended by one more month.
The Government will propose new laws to facilitate cooperation between different state agencies in preventing terrorism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
One person was killed when police opened fire at suspected members of the ‘Awa’ group who had attempted to attack several police officers in Manipai, Jaffna, on Saturday (20 July).