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Malini resings from parlimentary seat

Malini resings from parlimentary seat

UPFA National list MP Malini Fonseka resigned from her parliamentary seat this morning. She handed over her resignation letter to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Reports indicate that actress Malini submitted…

New chief ministers sworn-in before HE

New chief ministers sworn-in before HE

Chief Ministers of the Sabaragamuwa and North Central Provinces were sworn in before the president Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees in Colombo today. Mahipala Herath is the new CM…

Capital punishment for child rapists soon – NCPA Chairperson

Capital punishment for child rapists soon – NCPA Chairperson

The National Child Protection Authority Chairperson Anoma Dissanayake in an interview with the Sunday Observer says the laws proposing capital punishment for child rapists is expected to come before Parliament…

Sri Lanka will export 8 million pieces of readymade garments to India at zero duty

Sri Lanka will export 8 million pieces of readymade garments to India at zero duty

The Government of India has accepted the Sri Lankan request for relaxation in the requirement of fabric sourcing for 5 million pieces of Ready Made Garments (RMG) export to India…

UNHRC team concluded it’s mission in SL

UNHRC team concluded it’s mission in SL

The fact-finding mission from the Office of the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner left the country yesterday. The delegation had discussions with External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris, Justice Minister Rauff…

Sri Lanka Sunday Leader editor Frederica Jansz sacked

Sri Lanka Sunday Leader editor Frederica Jansz sacked

The editor of Sri Lanka’s most outspokenly anti-government newspaper says she has been dismissed after it was was bought by a businessman who wanted it to change its editorial line.…

Mahinda Rajapakse meets Manmohan Singh

Mahinda Rajapakse meets Manmohan Singh

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse today held meetings with the top Indian leadership during which they discussed key bilateral issues, including fishermen, even as India pressed for an expeditious inclusive…

Pakistani defence delegation currently in Sri Lanka

Pakistani defence delegation currently in Sri Lanka

A high powered defence delegation from Pakistan is currently in Sri Lanka to hold first formal staff level talks between Sri Lankan and Pakistani Armed Forces. The talks are being…

Special Units to protect children and women

Special Units to protect children and women

In order to combat incidents of child abuse and harassment to women the Child Development and Women’s Affairs Ministry has taken steps to establish Children and Women’s Units countrywide. There…

Lankan President to meet Pranab, Manmohan on ethnic Tamil violence

Lankan President to meet Pranab, Manmohan on ethnic Tamil violence

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse will be in New Delhi on Thursday on a brief visit during which he will hold talks with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan…