Ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa will field former mayor and special municipal commissioner Omar Kamil as his candidate for the Colombo municipal council at the upcoming local government elections, according to reports reaching Lanka News Web. Discussions have taken place to field him under Mahindaâs Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (flower bud symbol), but president Maithripala Sirisena has agreed that he should ...Read more ›
The Joint Opposition says that it will field a common candidate for the Presidential election in 2020. MP Prasanna Ranatunga stated this to the media after visiting NFF leader MP Wimal Weerawansa who is currently in remand prison. Meanwhile, a group of members of Mahajana Eksath Peramuna led by its leader MP Dinesh Gunawardana also visited MP Weerawansa at Welikada prison today. After a visit to Weerawansa, ...Read more ›
Politician turned businessman, A.S.P. Liyanage Â has been appointed as the ambassador to Qatar, by President Maithripala Sirisena. He has been appointed as the ambassador since December 31 Sri Lanka Labour Party leader and millionaire entrepreneur A.S.P. Liyanage was sommened by Commission to investigate on Bribery or Corruption(BC) in connection with his offer to hand over Rs.730 million worth Peacock Mansi ...Read more ›
It is reported that President Mahinda Rajapaksa lashed out at Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauf Hakeem at the recent Cabinet meeting demanding that he and his party decides whether they would wish to remain within the government. The Presidentâs wrath has been incurred by what is widely speculated to be a document that was given by some SLMC members to UN Human Rights Council chief Navi Pillay du ...Read more ›
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, has passed away at the age of 83. Wickramanayake is a senior member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and was serving as a senior advisor to President Maithripala Sirisena. Ratnasiri Wickremanayake was appointed Prime Minister by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on 21st November 2005. He had earlier held the position of Prime Minister from ...Read more ›
Death in Weerawansaâs mansion :Youth had illicit relationship with Sashi and died due to excessive intake of Viagra !
The death of the youth (24) Lahiru Janith Dissanayake under suspicious and mysterious circumstances while he was staying the night in the mansion of Wimal Weerawansa on the 24 th of October has been due to the intake of excess amount of the aphrodisiac -Viagra , based on the medical report Â . The youth has been maintaining an illicit sexual relationship with Weerawansaâs wife Â for a long period , and it is ...Read more ›
resident Maithripala Sirisena has given out instructions to continue to have the Army deployed for the security of the Former President.
The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksaâs Media Unit stated that President Maithripala Sirisena has given out instructions to continue to have the Army deployed for the security of the Former President. Accordingly the decision taken by the Ministry of Defence to replaces Army personnel with Police personnel has been suspended. Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi speaking at a recent Cabinet Decisions ...Read more ›
Releasing a special communiquÃ©, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated in parliament today that no one should be intimidated by Â ETCA, the Â agreement proposed to be signed with India. On a colloquial note, the Premier noted that ETCA is like 'a blissful child with powerful future'. At this moment, Chief Opposition Whip Anura Kumara Dissanayake and Leader of National Freedom Front Vimal Weerawansa interv ...Read more ›
The President Sirisena, first Sri Lankan State Leader to officially visit Austria met with the Sri Lankan community in Austria today .
The President Sirisena, first Sri Lankan State Leader to officially visit Austria met with the Sri Lankan community in Austria today (20). ...Read more ›