President pushes P’ment as panacea to political crisis

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All-party meeting chaired by President sans JVP ends inconclusively Sirisena tells parties to reach compromise, follow due process and conduct busine ..

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Parliamentary voting: Options and how it works

Monday, 19 November 2018 01:30 Views - 667

There are three ways in which voting is taken in Parliament, the most common being a ‘vote by voice’. In this, the Speaker puts the question to th

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Political crisis precipitates rupee dip

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:05 Views - 533

The unprecedented political crisis continues to weaken the rupee, reducing its value by over 13% year to date, with developments since 26 October cont

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You are the architect of anarchy, JVP tells MS

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:05 Views - 237

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday told President Maithripala Sirisena that he was the architect of the country’s anarchy and the situati

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The Finance suffers near Rs. 1 billion quarterly loss, retained loss now Rs. 24 b

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:00 Views - 373

Troubled The Finance Co. PLC (TFC) suffered a near Rs. 1 billion loss during the quarter ended on 30 September, bringing the cumulative retained loss

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CID sleuth leading high-profile probes on scribe attacks transferred

Monday, 19 November 2018 01:30 Views - 1025

Criminal Investigations Department OIC – Gang Robberies Nishantha Silva has been transferred out of the Department with immediate effect, raising se

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Milinda calls for all-party caretaker govt. for polls

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:05 Views - 633

Former Minister and Member of Parliament Milinda Moragoda yesterday in a statement called for an all-party caretaker government to hold elections as a

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Beijing says no developing country will fall into debt trap by cooperating with China

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:00 Views - 151

Reuters: China’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that no developing country would fall into a debt trap simply because of its cooperation with Beiji

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Sirisena refuses to accept second vote

Saturday, 17 November 2018 01:04 Views - 3496

President Maithripala Sirisena has refused to accept the second vote on the no confidence motion yesterday, setting the stage for the constitutional d

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JVP raps President again for crisis; calls for reappointment of Ranil as PM

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:32 Views - 367

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake yesterday charged that President Maithripala Sirisena was the root cause of the curren

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MR celebrates 73rd birthday with Sirisena

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:31 Views - 615

MP Mahinda Rajapaksa received birthday best wishes from President Maithripala Sirisena, Ministers and MPs after the all-party meeting held at the Pres

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MR to meet his MPs today

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:31 Views - 146

President Maithripala Sirisena-appointed Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to meet MPs supportive of him from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party

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US underscores democratic outcome to political developments in Sri Lanka

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:31 Views - 86

The United States, sharing commitment with Indo-Pacific nations to advance regional interests, has stressed to achieve an outcome consistent with demo

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Peaceful demo for democracy today by young professionals

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:31 Views - 970

Youth and young professional across Sri Lanka will today launch a movement to rally support to hold elected official accountable to democratic values

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Norway provides $ 3.5 million for local empowerment through ILO

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:15 Views - 81

Norway has extended support up to NOK 30 million ($ 3.5 million) to expand the ongoing project on ‘Local Empowerment through Economic Development an

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President tells public servants to do their duties without weakening State sector

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:14 Views - 82

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the heads of the Government institutions to deliver public services in a more comprehensive a

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Technical session on ‘Forging Ahead with Resilience’ for Boards of Directors of banks

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:00 Views - 41

The Central Bank with a view to ensuring a stronger and dynamic banking sector which is capable of proactively facing challenges in digital era, hoste

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ComBank pioneers credit card settlement via internet payment gateway

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:00 Views - 99

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has introduced another first in online banking in Sri Lanka, making it possible for the bank’s credit card holders to

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Bond market ends week on positive note

Monday, 19 November 2018 00:00 Views - 112

By Wealth Trust Securities The week ending 16 November saw the secondary bond market end on a positive note despite the market witnessing an increase

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Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as new Prime Minister

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Taking sides – on the side of the law

Monday, 19 November 2018
I am under criticism for “taking sides” in the ongoing dispute between the UNF and UPFA. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused me thus:


Hang the House! It’s OUR country, future, etc.

Monday, 19 November 2018
I have rarely if ever empathised with the Sri Lanka Police Department. But when I saw those hapless cops ducking chilli bombs in Parliament, my heart


The only way out

Monday, 19 November 2018
Leaving aside the legalities, politicalities, constitutionalities and the complexities of the current imbroglio in which the nation is grounded (tempo


Man-made constitutional crisis: Personal vendettas should not be allowed to destroy the country

Monday, 19 November 2018
President is simply one presiding over an entity of people It all came to surface as the culmination of a personal vendetta between President Maithr


Unleashing the power to lead: Global presence with local pulse

Monday, 19 November 2018
We are indeed delighted to present 441 extraordinary managers at the PIM’s latest convocation. They have been developed as leaders with global prese


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