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Battle between Roni and Harin over Wattala Electorate!

2019-12-06 08:38:00

The post of Wattala electorate organizer vacant in the retirement of former Minister John Amaratunga has now been fought for, sources disclosed...


Former President’s National Economic Council a White Elephant!

2019-12-06 08:17:00

The National Economic Council established by former President Maithripala Sirisena had wasted millions of public money and has become a while elephant, government sources disclosed...


Three more state institution heads nominated

2019-12-05 22:15:00

New heads for three more state institutions have been nominated, reports said...


Telecom Chairman’s salary deducted as decided by President

2019-12-05 22:05:00

Upon establishment of new government all chairmen of state bodies and corporations were dismissed...


Basil avoids SLPP meeting, President appears

2019-12-05 17:28:00

However, it was noteworthy that Mr. Basil Rajapaksa, founder of SLPP, was not present in the occasion. This has been largely talked in the meeting, sources disclosed...


Sajith Premadasa Leader of Opposition, UNP decides!

2019-12-05 16:12:00

They have also agreed to let Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe keep the leadership of the UNP the usual, according to sources...


UAE Rugby Federation: Threatens, Bribes & Demands Sri Lanka Sports Minister for Asian Rugby AGM Vote

2019-12-05 12:39:00

In a startling revelation the United Arab Emirates Rugby Federation has now been exposed issuing an official letter to the former Minister of Sports Harin Fernando threatening, bribing and demanding that he intervenes and influences Sri Lanka Rugby to vote for him in return for favours,..


Former President Sirisena to lose luxury residence in Paget Road?

2019-12-05 07:51:00

Former President Maithripala Sirisena is likely to lose his luxury residence in Paget Road, sources said...


UNP’s solutions to Opposition Leader Crisis today?

2019-12-05 06:59:00

The United National Party is expecting to conclude a final decision on solving the crisis of the post of Leader of Opposition today (05)...


Harsha accused of forging survey reports prior to Presidential Election

2019-12-04 07:55:00

Former minister Harsha De Silva has been accused by the United National Party to have presented fake survey reports during the presidential election to mislead the party, sources said...


Gammanpila too opposes the Pohottu Party

2019-12-04 06:29:00

All parties allied with the SLPP in the presidential election took into agreement to contest for General Election under the Putuwa symbol, he reminded...


Maithripala Sirisena, a loving father and a brother

2019-12-03 07:21:00

Sirisena therefore even at the last moment of his tenure as President seems to have acted as a loving father and a brother, sparing the party’s future...


Ranil calls in the UNP team for a decisive meeting

2019-12-02 08:14:00

United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has called in the party team for a special discussion at the Sirikotha Headquarters today (02)...


Pohottu symbol will continue to proceed through General Election - SLPP

2019-12-02 06:57:00

The SLPP is in a firm stance not to change their symbol the lotus bud aka Pohottuwa, sources disclosed...


Ministerial portfolios for Udaya Gammanpila and Ranjith Soysa!

2019-12-01 23:00:00

A decision has been made to swear leader of Pivithuru Hela Urumaya Udaya MP Udaya Gammanpila and MP Ranjith Soysa in state ministerial portfolios...


SWI confirms LNW report on temporary abduction of Swiss Embassy employee

2019-11-27 22:34:00

We, LNW, on Wednesday (26) disclosed that a local employee stationed in the Swiss Embassy in Sri Lanka was abducted by unknown assailants, and the Swiss Ambassador was about to meet Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa regarding the incident...


Deputy ministers in addition to state ministers to be sworn in at 9 am

2019-11-27 08:13:00

Despite President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s sentiment during swearing in of Cabinet that only state ministers in addition to cabinet ministers would be sworn in, a group of deputy ministers are also scheduled to be sworn in, sources revealed...


Swiss Ambassador to meet Premier regarding an abduction!

2019-11-26 21:44:00

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka is due to meet Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa tomorrow (27) regarding an abduction, sources disclosed...


Sajith says does not want to meet Leader, nor gain titles!

2019-11-26 21:06:00

We earlier disclosed that Mr. Sajith Premadasa had avoided the meeting with UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya...


Sajith avoids special meeting with Leader and Speaker!

2019-11-26 21:01:00

Mr. Sajith Premadasa has avoided attending the special discussion scheduled to be held between Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Sajith Premadasa today (26)...


Kandy meets justice with four state ministries!

2019-11-26 17:25:00

The new government cabinet was sworn in last Friday and was limited to 15 members. The biggest problem with the swearing in of the Cabinet was the lack of any ministerial portfolio for the Kandy district...


The Silence of the United National Party!

2019-11-26 17:21:00

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, contested for the presidential election from the SLPP and elected, assumes his duties as the 7th executive president of Sri Lanka...


Wimal vindicates himself from early ‘Economic Assassin’ slash on P.B. Jayasundara

2019-11-26 13:15:00

The minister made this observation in giving an interview to Sunday Lankadeepa newspaper...


Decisive Ranil - Karu - Sajith meeting today

2019-11-26 07:54:00

The meeting would make a focus on the future affairs of the party and be very decisive, according to sources...


Recommendation to appoint GMOA Padeniya as Health Secretary

2019-11-26 07:50:00

Padeniya is overqualified for the post, Soysa said, adding it would be government’s decision whether he will be appointed...


State Ministers yet to be sworn in, halted till 27th!

2019-11-25 09:17:00

The scope of the cabinet ministers who were sworn in last week has not yet been published in a gazette...


Crisis follows as titles divided in new government

2019-11-25 09:05:00

Many problems have arisen as the new government shares positions of ministers of state, chairman of corporations and board of directors, sources disclosed...


Three-member Committee in appointing Corporation Heads, members named?

2019-11-25 09:00:00

Accordingly, the committee can inform of those who are eligible, he said...


SLFP disillusioned!

2019-11-25 08:48:00

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is reportedly disappointed despite the victory of the presidential election...


Former President Maithripala Sirisena eyeing for Speaker’s Chair?

2019-11-24 10:04:00

Meanwhile, former President Maithripala Sirisena is also expecting to enter the Chambers and elect himself as Speaker...