Day: February 14, 2018

Four killed, two injured in building collapse

At least four persons were killed while another two were wounded after a building collapsed in Grandpass.

Some SLFP Ministers to join UNP

Some Ministers belonging to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) are planning to team up with the United National Party(UNP) to form the new coalition government, while others are trying to align with the opposition.

Crunch talks to check coalition crack

Efforts to break a deadlock on the political future of Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition continued yesterday, with a second round of late night talks for all UNP Cabinet ministers at President Maithripala Sirisena’s official residence at Paget Road last night.

President asks PM to step down

President Maithripala Sirisena requested United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday (12), to resign as Prime Minister and appoint another person for the post, according to highly placed sources.