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SLFP supports devolution of power – Lasantha Alagiyawanna  

2017-12-15 03:02:14

By Ranjith Kumara Samarakoon

Deputy Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Lasantha Alagiyawanna said that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) supports devolution of power. "For that, the Executive Presidency is necessary. That is why we say if power is devolved, the unitary status of the country must be safeguarded. That was our opinion for decades."

If Bond scammers are not prosecuted…President will lose his credibility –Bandula Gunawardena  

2017-12-14 03:08:48


JO MP Bandula Gunawardena said in an interview with Ceylon Today that the President would lose his credibility if those who are responsible for the Central Bank Bond scam are not brought to justice.

All information security issues are not cyber crimes  

2017-12-13 03:42:57

By Shaahidah Riza

Claims pertaining to ' revenge porn' targeting minors, on cyber platforms, are greatly exaggerated, said Roshan Chandragupta, spokesperson for the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT). He stressed that there were no substantial

We want a change in Muslim representation– Hasen Ali  

2017-12-12 03:56:32

BY Mirudhula Thambiah

Leader of the newly formed coalition United People's Alliance (UPA) and former General Secretary of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) M.T. Hasen Ali said that the new party has been formed to solve burning issues of the Muslim Community that have not been addressed.

Railway tracks cheaper than highways  

2017-12-11 03:23:27

By Rathindra Kuruwita

Dr. Lalithasiri Gunaruwan, Senior Lecturer of Economics, University of Colombo, has played many roles in the transport sector. He was the Secretary, Ministry of Transport

Solution must be acceptable to Tamils Separate State is not a reasonable request - Former Army Commander, General Gerry De Silva RWP, VSV, USP  

2017-12-06 03:05:21

BY Ruwan Laknath Jayakody

Much decorated soldier, one time Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Diplomat and now author, General Gerry H. de Silva is a man of many parts. His memoir 'A Most Noble Profession - Memories That Linger' (2012) and more recently 'War Heroes Killed-In-Action' have been launched and is currently working on the biography of Lieutenant General Denis Perera titled 'The General of all Generals'.

We are moving forward whilst clashing with each other  

2017-12-05 03:45:20


Minister of Social Empowerment and Upcountry Development S. B. Dissanayaka says that no one in this Government received a complete mandate to bring in a new constitution.

Transport systems Cheaper and efficient solutions needed – Prof. Kumarage  

2017-12-04 03:41:50

By Rathindra Kuruwita

In the last few years Sri Lanka has undertaken the construction of a number of expressways and the expansion of its road network. This has led to the expansion of our public road network to cover 8% of Sri Lanka. 

If we join with the govt then the vote will tilt to the JVP or people will abstain from voting We have to form a new party!  

2017-11-29 03:26:47


An enormous anti government force has arisen which is spearheaded by the public who are disenchanted by the onslaught of corruption orchestrated by the incumbent government, said Joint Opposition member Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

We will not have a place in politics - Sivalingam  

2017-11-28 03:48:47

BY Mirudhula Thambiah

President of Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) and Nuwara Eliya District Parliamentarian Muthu Sivalingam said minority parties and small political parties will be affected by the new electoral reforms. Votes cannot be shared among the candidates.

An economic migrant won’t attempt suicide – Yasmin Sooka  

2017-11-27 03:46:04

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan

The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP), a legal documentation group administered by the Foundation for Human Rights, has gathered testimony from 71 Sri Lankan Tamils across Europe who claim they were tortured between 2015 and 2017.

JO has no deal with UNP - Lohan  

2017-11-24 02:39:59

By Anuradha Herath

UPFA Member of Parliament Lohan Ratwatte says, apart from the North and East the Joint Opposition can win in all other areas.



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