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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Maithripala sirisena

Nov 19, 2019 19:42
Do business with Gotabaya, but don’t sacrifice key interests read more
Nov 18, 2019 00:20
Rajapaksa defeated Premadasa, 52, by more than 1.3 million votes, according to the official results. The 70-year-old, who will succeed president Maithripala Sirisena for a five-year term, will be sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka... read more
Nov 12, 2019 21:07
Police said around 1,000 prisoners had refused on Monday to return to their cells at Welikada prison in Colombo, while four inmates had clambered onto the prison’s roof. read more
Nov 10, 2019 13:25
Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena. read more
Aug 20, 2019 18:50
The foreign ministry said Tuesday that attempts by foreign entities to influence government decisions are unwarranted and unacceptable. read more
Jul 22, 2019 23:29
President Maithripala Sirisena issued the order to extend the emergency laws for another month, according to a government decree published on Monday. Sirisena said the extension is “in the interest of public security, the preservation of public order... read more
Jul 02, 2019 18:29
Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said a group of CID officials arrested Fernando, who was earlier admitted to the National Hospital. read more
Jun 25, 2019 17:29
The London-based rights group said it was “alarmed” over media reports of preparations to resume hangings although the country still does not have a qualified hangman. read more
Jun 11, 2019 19:52
President Sirisena, who is the head of the Cabinet, warned last week that he would not attend the Cabinet unless the government took immediate action to halt the parliamentary investigation. read more
Jun 11, 2019 01:48
During his visit, Modi said he was confident that Sri Lanka will rise again and cowardly acts of terror cannot defeat the spirit of Sri Lanka. read more
Jun 10, 2019 00:01
PM Narendra Modi meets counterpart, Prez, Oppn leader, calls for joint action against terrorism. read more
Jun 09, 2019 10:07
After the attacks, Indian agencies informed their Sri Lankan counterparts of the arrest of the key plotter of the bombing at Shangri La hotel by Saudi police, the officials cited above said. read more
Jun 09, 2019 08:39
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be called upon by Sri Lankan Leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa and later meet leaders of the Tamil National Alliance. read more
Jun 08, 2019 09:58
Maithripala Sirisena summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet on Friday night to oppose the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people and wounded nearly 500. read more
Jun 08, 2019 07:07
The minister-in-attendance who will accompany PM Modi throughout the visit will be none other than 52-year-old Sri Lankan Housing minister, Sajith Premadasa, a man who may well be the President of Sri Lanka by the end of the year. read more