Economy

Freak Day

The freak accident occurred during a jungle training exercise at Maduru Oya in eastern Sri Lanka Tuesday, officials said. rn rn They said one of the soldiers …

Clean Slate

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) says it is ready to work with the Alliance government on a clean slate and support issues in Parliament on a case-by-case basis. …

Halt

The second vote has reportedly come to a standstill as Alliance MPs lounge in the centres of the Chamber in protest to UNP members revealing their vote to …

Restart

The second round vote recommenced in Parliament today, after temporarily being help up by Alliance MPs in protest to UNP members revealing their vote to party …

Take Three

The vote to appoint a Speaker to the new Parliament just went into a third round, with the second round scrapped due to pandemonium in parliament. The second …

Tiebreaker

The UNF candidate for Speaker D J M Lokubandara scraped through to the top seat in parliament after a late evening third round vote. The deadlock was broken by …

Just Out

The vote to elect the speaker to the new Parliament closed minutes ago, with initial reports indicating the race between the two key candidates was neck and …

Second Call

Voting for the speaker of Sri Lankas new parliament ended in a tie between candidates put up by the minority government and the opposition, an official said, …

Milking Money

The new Govt. will try to squeeze out an extra Rs.10 bn from existing revenue collection channels to meet its increased welfare commitments.Treasury officials …

Lost Post

Sri Lankas president was desperately locked in moves to secure allies as her minority government risked losing the crucial Speakers post when it faces its …

Talks Soon

The chief of Sri Lankas Tamil Tigers has asked his 22 proxy legislators in the countrys new parliament to pressure the minority government to open talks based …

Cost Increase

Former Treasury Secretary P.B. Jayasundera returned to the post today, ending speculation that Presidential Advisor Mano Tittawella was up for the post. Though …

Job Watch

After a change of government it is customary to see changes also in the top rung of State departments, corporations and missions abroad.rn rnThe process is …

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