Sajith’s heart silenced before Election Com.

Sajith Premadasa had requested the Election Commissioner for the heart symbol for their new coalition, but the Election Commissioner had notified them that the heart symbol would not be given to any political party, it is reported.

Extraordinary gazette issued to establish Sainthamaruthu Urban Council

An Extraordinary Gazette notification has been issued for the establishment of a new separate urban council for Sainthamaruthu.

Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government Janaka Bandara Tennakoon issued the relevant gazette notification yesterday (14).

Udayanga returns, arrested by CID over MiG deal

Former Sri Lanka Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, who returned to Sri Lanka this morning was taken into custody by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning.

Copies of Ranjan’s phone recordings to be given to MPs next week

Copies of telephone conversation recordings that UNP Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake had handed over to the House are to be given to parliamentarians next week.

Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has stated that these voice tapes are still being studied.

Sajith-Maddumabandara ousted from UNP!

The UNP is said to be planning on taking disciplinary action against Opposition Leader and Deputy Leader of the UNP Sajith Premadasa and Ranjith Maddumabandara for having violated the party’s code of conduct and to oust them from the party, according to internal sources.

Ranil, Elec. Com. refuses Sajith the heart

The new coalition under the leadership of Sajith Premadasa has sought the approval of the Election Commission to make several changes with regard to its name and logo, it is reported.

However, the Election Commission is said to have rejected this request.

Ministers’ personal staff not to interfere in govt. affairs or financial transactions

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued an order to immediately halt the intervention of the personal staff of the Prime Minister or ministers in government affairs or other financial transactions on behalf of the Prime Minister or the ministers.

PM acknowledges Pakistan’s unwavering support to Sri Lanka

Pakistan’s Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, who arrived in Sri Lanka on an official visit, called on the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday.

The Sri Lankan prime minister acknowledged Pakistan’s unwavering support to Sri Lanka in any hour of need. He also underscored the need of learning from each other’s experience.

Ranil agrees to re-appoint Rosy to UNP WC

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has agreed to reinstate  only Rosy Senanayake to the UNP Working Committee.

Rosy Senanayake, Ajith P. Perera, Sarath Fonseka and Imtiaz Bakir Marker were removed from the UNP WC recently on the allegation of criticizing the party leadership in public.

Ex-SriLankan CEO and wife surrender to CID

Former SriLankan Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kapila Chandrasena and his wife have surrendered to the Criminal Investigation Department.

Reportedly, they surrendered to the CID through attorneys this morning (06).