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There is no journey with the UNP  

2017-11-17 02:01:58

By Ranjith Kumara Samarakoone

Matara District UPFA Member of Parliament Kanchana Wijesekera said his leader is Mahinda Rajapaksa, and went on to say, "We engage in politics with policies. We are with the individual who represents the Party policies. Maithripala Sirisena became Party Chairman through various methods."

UN compensation for Kuwait workers Rs 3.2 B on migrant worker welfare  

2017-11-15 03:12:33

By Shaahidah Riza

Deputy Minister for Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara stated that the balance of more than Rs 3.2 billion remitted by the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) to pay migrant workers who worked in Kuwait in 1990 has been put to good use. 

Professor Matteo Legrenzi says: Gulf States are not keen on all-out war  

2017-11-13 03:43:13

By Rathindra Kuruwita

Professor Matteo Legrenzi is the first visiting fellow at the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) and an expert on the Middle East. Ceylon Today interviewed him on the current state of the Middle East where close to 500,000 Sri Lankans live and work.

I regret the inconvenience caused to the public  

2017-11-12 04:45:13


Minister of Petroleum and Petroleum Resources Arjuna Ranatunga says only 90,000 metric tons of fuel can be stored at Kolonnawa and Muthurajawela storages. "It is sufficient for 25 days only. Once in two weeks, one of us (CPC or IOC) has to bring in a fuel tanker".

JRJ became Exec. President before ’78 constitution  

2017-11-10 02:46:24

By Ranjith Kumara Samarakone

Matara District United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Buddhika Pathirana says the UNP engaged in a battle to bring in this Government and said 

ITAK has neglected rehabilitated LTTE cadres -Inbarasa  

2017-11-07 02:25:48

BY Mirudhula Thambiah

Current leader of the newly formed political party, Rehabilitated Liberation Tamil Tigers (RLTT) and former LTTE-Intelligence Operative Leader for Trincomalee, Kandaswamy Inbarasa alias Anbu said that leaders of Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) have neglected rehabilitated ex-LTTE cadres during the past eight years.

Ministry Secretaries should be appointed on Best interest of Public not Minister Lethargy blocking change  

2017-11-06 02:56:24

By Rathindra Kuruwita

The public sector, in Sri Lanka, is often being criticized for its inefficiency and lethargy. Recently, the National Human Resources Development Council came up with a Report on improving public sector efficiency. Ceylon Today spoke to Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha who was on the team that prepared the recommendations Report.

New Constitution was promised to the people  

2017-11-03 02:46:02

By Ranjith Kumara Samarakone

Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms Gayantha Karunatilaka says the new Constitution was a promise given to the people, and said "Even we, who brought in the existing Constitution have accepted that a change is necessary.

‘Orumiththa Nadu’ and ‘Ayikkiya Nadu’ is mere word play TNA deceiving the people with word games  

2017-11-02 02:41:30

Panchamee Hewavissenti

The Jaffna District MP, former Minister and the Leader of the Ealam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) Douglas Devananda said that Amendments are the Constitution needs to amended and interested parties should decide what Amendments are to be made. He added that the confusion between the Orumiththa Nadu and Ayikkiya Nadu is mere word play of the TNA to deceive the Tamil People.

Expect crossovers in droves when elections are announced We want to take an anti-UNP struggle forward  

2017-11-01 03:03:44

By Shaahidah Riza

Former Deputy Minister for Postal Services and Muslim Affairs Duleep Wijesekera noted that the concept unity government is foreign to the grassroots level politics as the animosity

There isn’t even a Draft - Sudharshini  

2017-10-31 02:46:08

By Shaahidah Riza

The Tamil community in the country must be given some sort of power through the new Constitution, and their concerns must be addressed, lest another

Tamil Diaspora behind Constitutional reforms - Hemakumara Nanayakkara  

2017-10-29 04:11:16


Governor of the Southern Province and Leader of the Mawbima Janatha Pakshaya, Hemakumara Nanayakkara, who severely criticizes the Interim Report of the Parliamentary



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