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Seven ex-LTTE members in prison to be released

Seven ex-LTTE members imprisoned for many years are to be released following Presidential Pardon in line with Poson Poya, State Minister of Prison Management...

COVID-19 task force has failed – Ranil Wickremesinghe

Solitary UNP MP Ranil Wickremesinghe who made his maiden speech in the current Parliament today called for a debate on vesting the responsibility of...

EU provides SL with over Rs. 48 Mn humanitarian funding

The European Union is directing over Rs. 48 million (€200,000) in humanitarian funding to provide crucial assistance in response to serous oil and hazardous...

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as MP

Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as a national list MP of the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago. The UNP...

Government has no plans to increase gas prices at the moment – Minister Keheliya Rambukwella

Cabinet Spokesman, Minister of Mass Media Keheliya Rambukwella stated that the Government has no plans to increase the gas prices at the moment. He stated...

Rice imports to contain hoarding by millers, reduce price – Minister Mahindananda

The government has decided to import rice stocks as a temporary measure to reduce prices for consumers, Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told Parliament yesterday...

Ministers enhance Indo-Lanka relations in virtual meet

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, in a telephone conversation with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar said both countries have taken fruitful actions to...

Minister Namal seeks justice for LTTE suspects held without trial

Youth and Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa raised concerns in Parliament yesterday (22) over LTTE suspects held in remand for a long period without any...

Justice for all under PTA revisions – Justice Minister

Justice Minister Ali Sabry, PC, said that the Government is looking at how the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) could be revised to ensure...

Kumar Sangakkara amazed me on many occassions: Brian Lara after Sri Lanka great’s Hall of Fame induction

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara was one of few batsmen who prevailed in all conditions around the world, said West Indies great Brian...

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