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Ready To Rule

President Chandrika Kumaratungas party is ready to form a new government even if it did not garner a simple majority in parliamentary elections, her …

Communal Living

Sri Lanka will have a coalition government as no party secured a clear majority in just concluded parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Ranil …

Well Done

The U.S. Embassy on Saturday congratulated the Sri Lankanrnpeople on the conclusion of a largely peaceful parliamentary election rnwith an impressive …

Shaky Ground

Sri Lanka was headed Saturday for a shaky coalition government as no clear winner emerged in parliamentary elections called to settle a power …

Long Wait

Dissanayake told reporters that he would meet party leaders on Sunday 10.30 am to appraise them of the situation and take a decision thereafter …

Poll Jitters

The rupee ended a tad lower against the US dollar on election day, though there were concerns that the currency could face a volatile period, on the …

Early Lead

President Chandrika Kumaratungas United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) was leading in early returns Saturday in parliamentary elections, which saw …

Edging Ahead

President Chandrika Kumaratungas United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has so far secured just over 47 percent of the votes at Fridays parliamentary …

Power Play

The power game is far from over and will continue to play itself out after Fridays general election, say political analysts. rnrn After months of …

Third Umpire

Come Friday over 4,000 monitors and 20 international observers will take up positions all islandwide to take note of another Sri Lanka election at …

Pen Sketches

President Chandrika Kumaratunga and Tamil Tiger guerrilla leader Velupillai Prabhakaran are not candidates in the poll, but their reputations and …

Tight Finish

Sri Lanka votes Friday in an election that was meant to end a power struggle but is now widely expected to return a hung parliament that could …

Interim Relief

State-run Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corp. (SLRC), Independent Television Networks and the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corp. (SLBC) challenged the independent …

Revised Edition

A new constitution for Sri Lanka through lquote extra legal measures is the answer, says the UPFA endash but political analysts look at it as lquote …

Decisive Bunch

rnrn HNB rnStockbrokers Head of Research Hasitha Premaratna arrives at his conclusion on rnthree scenarios based on the districts bagged by each …

City Kit

Dialog GSM is offering immediate connections to its pre-paid customers, who buy their connections from any Cargills Supermarket chain.Sri Lankas …

Undersea Moves

Sri Lanka Telecom said Tuesday that it is joining 16 global telecom carriers to build a new US$ 500 mn submarine cable network.The submarine cable …

Short Break

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought extra time to hear the fundamental rights application filed by state electronic media organisations against the …