Friday, November 16, 2018

Lanka IOC also cuts fuel prices

Lanka IOC has also revised fuel prices with effect from midnight yesterday (15) in line with the reduction of CPC fuel prices.

Lanka IOC, the only other fuel retailer in Sri Lanka and a

Knife brandishing: Complaint lodged against Ranjan, Palitha

The government yesterday said it had lodged a complaint with the police over UNP MPs Ranjan Ramanayake and Palitha Thewarapperuma who had allegedly threatened government MPs in Parliament with a knife.

Govt. MP Indika Anuruddha said a complaint has been lodged with

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

SLPP - SLFP to contest as a common front

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will certainly contest the elections under a common front and a common symbol, SLPP front-liner Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday.

He told Daily Mirror that the two parties would form a broad

Will request for a full-judge bench: Govt.

The government yesterday maintained that the Supreme Court’s interim order does not mean that the dissolution of parliament has been cancelled and said that it would request for a full-judge bench to hear the case.

Addressing a hurriedly called news briefing last night at the Prime

Give us 2/3rds for a stable Govt.: Lakshman Yapa

UPFA MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said today they were prepared to form a stable government after rectifying their previous mistakes if they were given a two-thirds majority at the general elections.

He told a media briefing at the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna

Speaker cannot convene parliament: Govt.

The government yesterday said Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has no legal right to reconvene parliament today (14) and that it would make a decision this morning regarding its MPs and Ministers attending parliament.

Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said their counsels were still

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

SLPP rejects giving nominations to anyone yet

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today rejected reports of giving nominations to anyone and said it has not yet finalised nomination lists.

In a tweet, the SLPP said it had commenced preliminary measures to face the upcoming general election but it had not yet made any

Namal Kumara decides to contest election from SLPP

Anti-Corruption Force Operations Director Namal Kumara today said that he would contest at the upcoming Parliamentary Election as the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) ticket.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror he said people had requested to

I’m ready to take on any responsibility of UNP – Sajith

Deputy Leader of United National Party (UNP) Sajith Premadasa said that he is prepared to take on any responsibility given to him by the party.

He mentioned this when BBC inquired him on whether he was prepared to become the UNP candidate for premiership at the

We will contest under an alliance - PM

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that they have decided to contest the forthcoming General Election under an alliance of political parties.

He further stated that Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) have already reached agreement