Day: November 7, 2018

Three more ministers sworn in

Several new Cabinet Ministers have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena today (07) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.



Police acts only under President’s orders – IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara issuing a statement stated that he cannot provide earlier numbers of security for former Prime Minister and Ministers as requested by the former Minister of Law and Order.



Bus fares go down by 2%

Bus Associations stated that they have agreed to reduce the bus fares by 2 percent from midnight tomorrow (08).



Suspect arrested with Rs. 25 million worth of heroin

Negombo divisional narcotic unit arrested a person, aged 51 years with 2.6 kgs of heroin valued at Rs. 25 million at Poruthota, Kochchikade yesterday evening.



Lord Naseby considers President Sirisena’s action constitutional

The appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka was unusual, but it was not unconstitutional, British Lord Naseby told the media yesterday.



Political crisis affected country’s economy – Ravi Karunanayake

The United National Party yesterday called a special media breifing to explain the present political crisis within the country.



Sri Lanka has suffered a ‘coup without guns’: parliament speaker

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary speaker has called the president’s sacking of the prime minister to bring a former leader back to power a non-violent coup d’etat.