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UPFA to nominate Mahinda Rajapaksa as Opposition Leader

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- The parliamentary group of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has decided to nominate former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the position of Opposition Leader. The decis... Read More


President meets UPFA parliamentarians

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- A meeting of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarians is currently being held chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena. The meeting which commenced at 10 am... Read More


Aloysius and Palisena further remanded until Jan 01

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- The owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Arjun Aloysius and the CEO Kasun Palisena have been further remanded until January 01 2019 by the Fort Magistrate's Court. On Feb... Read More


Lorry collides with three-wheeler; one dead, three injured

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- A road accident near the Periyanilawani Saraswathie College Road Junction on the Akkaraipattu-Batticaloa road has killed one person and hospitalized three others. The accident h... Read More


Four arrested over excavating for treasure

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- Four suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident of excavation for treasure hunting in a land in Hathe Ela area in Hasalaka. Reportedly, the arrest has been made ... Read More


Female defrauding money while promising foreign jobs arrested

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- A 47-year-old female has been arrested in Nawagamuwa area, for allegedly defrauding money while promising jobs in Canada. The Crimes Investigation Department (CID) has made the ... Read More


Possibility of ground frost in Nuwara Eliya

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- Mainly fair and cold weather will prevail over the island and a slight change in weather can be expected from 20th December, the Department of Meteorology stated. There is a sli... Read More


UPFA to attend parliament session; galleries reopened

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- The Parliament is scheduled to convene for the first time following the swearing-in of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at 1.00 p.m. this afternoon. Reportedly, the members o... Read More


Suspect arrested over attacks on three houses

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- An individual has been arrested over the attacks on three houses and causing property damage in Eeriyagahadola area in Ambalangoda. On December 16, a group of unidentified perso... Read More


New govt. the 'engine' of drive against nepotism - Patali

Sri Lanka, Dec. 18 -- The incumbent government has become the 'engine' of all national forces against nepotism, says UNF Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka. He stated this addressing the media ... Read More