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Setting violating Language Policy only a dummy. Real one on 29th: President’s Media Spokesperson

2021-07-27 10:09:00

A new setting for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to address the nation was established by his media spokesperson Kingsley Rathnayake, only to meet a severe backlash over the violation of the language policy in the name-board...


The wasted middle-class has an arrears with Duminda. He will relieve the dwellers struggling for home: Pathirana

2021-07-19 07:49:00

In a Facebook remark, the Press Council Chief added that upon Silva’s supposed appointment as the Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority, he will be providing solutions to the dwellers in Colombo who are struggling for home...


The road was built with govt. money. But govt. money was not used for the billboard - Channa’s explains

2021-07-16 10:49:00

The installation of a billboard with a huge image of Minister of State Channa Jayasumana for a road construction project in the Thambuththegama area has caused a great deal of controversy on social media in recent days...


Duminda Silva meets Prime Minister at Temple Trees

2021-07-13 08:48:00

Former MP Duminda Silva who was recently granted presidential pardon over death row for conviction of murder met with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday (12)...


Basil can be sworn in as a Minister before he becomes a Member of Parliament. We will bring him to the Presidential election - Ketagoda

2021-07-07 08:22:00

Former Parliamentarian Jayantha Ketagoda says that after the gazette notification, Basil Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the Minister of Finance and later as a Member of Parliament and that he will definitely be nominated for the next Presidential Election...


State Minister Channa Jayasumana erases Maldives from South Asia

2021-07-05 15:13:00

Accordingly, either State Minister Jayasumana has erased Maldives from existence in the South Asian region, or Maldivian government has deceived the public by claiming that they received consignments of the vaccine...


Ruling Party strikes at Dayasiri for criticising Basil (VIDEO)

2021-07-05 10:22:00

Jayasekara was of the opinion that the current Board of Ministers was appointed in a rather humourous manner by Basil Rajapaksa and President’s Secretary P.B Jayasundara and he was inconvenienced upon his ministry as a result of this...


The Excise Department has reactivated the liquor license of W.M. Mendis & Co. Ltd

2021-07-02 10:57:00

The Excise Department has reactivated the liquor license of W.M. Mendis, which was suspended due to non-payment of over Rs. 1,500 million in taxes to the government, from yesterday (01)...


People who blamed me during my tenure now praise me. The epidemic made people realise that I was better than Gotabhaya - Maithripala Sirisena

2021-07-01 14:43:00

’Fortunately the Supreme Court saved me. If I had another year I would have to go home ’without clothes’. People who blamed me during my tenure now praise me. Today Gotabhaya is doing a great deed that I had to do. It made people realize that I was better than Gotabhaya.’’..


113 Ruling Party MPs send letter to President demanding Basil’s arrival in Parliament

2021-06-29 07:37:00

113 Ruling Party MPs send letter to President demanding Basil’s arrival in Parliament..


Gammanpila plugs himself out of Gas Price Committee

2021-06-28 08:03:00

The Minister has withdrawn due to fears that he would be severely attacked had he contributed to the determination of gas prices, in the event that members within the government are against the increase in fuel prices, according to sources...


A senior officer of CID apologises to Bathiudeen on behalf of CID

2021-06-25 07:43:00

Rishad Bathiudeen, a Member of Parliament who has been detained for about two months under arrest and detention orders in connection with the Easter attack, had repeatedly requested that he be allowed to meet a senior CID official. And he was allowed to meet a senior CID official recently...


Why is Gammanpila asked to resign? - Mahinda Pathirana

2021-06-13 10:27:00

Dr. Mahinda Pathirana, a theorist of the SLPP and the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Council, says that the resignation of the Minister of Energy is not due to the increase in fuel prices at this moment but to the failure of the Ministry to do anything until this situation arises...


Gammanpila convenes a media briefing to respond to Pohottu on increase of fuel prices

2021-06-13 07:30:00

Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila has convened a media briefing in response to a statement issued by the SLPP that the energy sector should take responsibility for the increase in fuel prices...


A state minister receives a 1 million USD worth commission for importing Meropenem?

2021-06-11 16:21:00

A People’s Representative who was elected to Parliament for the first time in the last election and was also a Minister of State has recently bought a new house in Ethul Kotte. Its value has not been revealed yet, but the Minister of State has spent over Rs. 205 lakhs to repair the house and buy the necessary items...


Will Ranil be the Leader to the Opposition MPs who voted in favour of 20A?

2021-06-10 08:12:00

Contributing to the claim, Diana Gamage, the Opposition MP who voted in favour of the 20A and later joined the Ruling Party in the hope of being sworn in as the State Minister of Women and Children affairs, is in disillusion in the event that the promise was not fulfilled, sources said, awakening a possibility that she will be joining Wickremesinghe for future politics...


Premiership to change in 2022. Mahinda to take a bow

2021-06-06 12:21:00

Namal Rajapaksa also has very good ties with the Chinese government. This was well proved when a direct-sharing conference was held between Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) the Ruling Party and the Chinese Communist Party under the patronage of Namal...


A Powerful Colombo minister pressures police to bring back the bus which was taking Piumi and others to quarantine - Hiru

2021-06-04 10:50:00

Hiru TV reveals that a powerful minister representing the Colombo District had telephoned the police officers in the bus and ordered them to return the bus while it was being taken to Passara by a group of people including model Piumi Hansamali...



Business Stories that matter

2021-05-27 17:54:00

Several pharmacies and companies representing Pharmaceutical companies are working round the clock to influence key stakeholders in the government to allow private companies to import. The Ceylon Chamber initiative did not take off because they put the cart before the horse. The government and SPC don’t want to loose control...


Why the two-third majority was not shown? - Pohottuwa requests special inquiry from Speaker

2021-05-22 08:16:00

Secretary General of the SLPP Sagara Kariyawasam says that he hopes to request Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena to conduct a special inquiry into the failure of the government to show two thirds majority in the government due to the miscalculation of two government votes in the passage of the Colombo Port City Special Economic Commission Bill...


Basil went to America to benefit the country. We will not reveal it now - Dilum

2021-05-21 09:13:00

Minister of State Dilum Amunugama says that Basil Rajapaksa, the founder of the SLPP, went abroad suddenly with a plan to benefit the country and that it will not be revealed at this moment...


A special discussion at Temple Trees on the possibility of designating an islandwide lockdown?

2021-05-10 07:23:00

A special discussion was reportedly held in Temple Trees yesterday (09) on addressing the operation of essential services in any event should the country be designated to an islandwide lockdown...


A special discussion between the small parties affiliated to SLPP government and the PM on 11th

2021-05-09 09:47:00

It is reported that a special discussion between the small parties affiliated to the SLPP government and the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is to be held on the day after tomorrow (11)...


President of Sri Lanka has stated that he has given priority to Chinese relations and will give maximum support to China’s basic aspirations - Chinese News

2021-05-01 08:39:00

Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has stated that he has given the highest priority to improving bilateral relations with China and will extend his fullest support to matters relating to China’s core aspirations, Chinese media reported...


Tomorrow is crucial for the government. Discussion chaired by Mahinda at Temple Trees!

2021-04-18 09:03:00

A discussion between the government’s allies and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to be held at Temple Trees tomorrow (19)...


How Basil Rajapaksa tamed Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero

2021-04-13 07:24:00

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Ioma Rajapaksa, Basil Rajapaksa and his wife Pushpa Rajapaksa were seen attending a ceremony at the Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera’s Temple - Kirulapone Siri Allan Mathiniyaramaya in on the 11th...


Party victorious made possible by Basil, President slams Weerawansa Faction

2021-03-14 08:16:00

Despite endless attempts by a number of parties to create conflicts within the Rajapaksa family, the Rajapaksa family cannot be torn down by conflicts, emphasised President Gotabaya Rajapaksa speaking to a rally held by Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Provincial Council Forum two days (12) ago...


Sanath Nishantha receives the Shiromani Honors Award for Political Science Philosophy

2021-02-07 07:40:00

State Minister of Rural and Regional Drinking Water Supply Development Sanath Nishantha has been awarded the Lankabhimani, Jathikabhimani and Dharshana Shiromani honors...


Blazing a Trail

2021-02-04 22:05:00

A Chief Executive Officer in a big local firm has built a big reputation by carefully manufactured stories planted in the media and interviews that as a leader is a great first in everything and a change maker; winning several awards...