Day: February 21, 2018

Cabinet reshuffle set to take place tomorrow – Amunugama

A Cabinet reshuffle is set to take place tomorrow (22) said Minister of Special Assignments Sarath Amunugama.

National Government is still valid – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Parliament today (21), assured that the National Government is still valid and that the agreement between the UNP and the UPFA has not been rescinded.

19 injured following fire in Diyatalawa bus

At least 19 persons have been hospitalised with injuries after a passenger transport bus caught fire in the early hours this morning at Kahagolla in Diyatalawa, the Police Spokesman said.

SLRC’s ‘Reconciliation Channel’ launched

The ‘Reconciliation Channel,’a new Tamil language channel under the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) was launched yesterday, presided over by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Tamil asylum seeker to be deported after UN committee withdraws torture concerns

A Tamil asylum seeker appears set for deportation to Sri Lanka after the UN committee against torture withdrew a request to Australia to halt his removal while it investigated the risk of him being tortured upon return.