Updated : 1 month ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Dec 18 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday became the country's main opposition leader in Parliament, days after he resigned as the disputed prime minister that threw the island nation into unprecedented political chaos for nearly two months.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 23 (ANI): Lawmakers supporting sacked Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have taken control of Sri Lanka Parliament's main committee on Friday, in a major setback for President Maithripala Sirisena and his prime ministerial appointee Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 19 (ANI): The all-party meeting called by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday ended with no solution for the ongoing political crisis in the island nation.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 15 (ANI): In an unsual turn of events, Sri Lankan Parliament on Thursday witnessed a huge ruckus as members got into fistfights, hurled objects at each and even tried to attack Speaker Karu Jayasuriya following the ouster of newly-sworn in Prime Minister Mahinda R
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Nov 14 (ANI): After the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka interfered with the government on Tuesday by issuing an interim order staying the proclamation issued by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve the country's Parliament, Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jaya
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 14 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against the government of the newly-sworn Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 5 (ANI): Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya on Monday said that he was "compelled to accept status that existed previously" in the legislative body until a clear majority was proved by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Melbourne [Australia], Oct 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has denied all the corruption charges levied against their players by Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera in its recently-aired documentaries.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Dubai [UAE], Oct 15 (ANI): Former chief selector of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching its anti-corruption code.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India] July 23(ANI): Tamil star Saravanan Sivakumar, known by his stage name Suriya, is ringing in his 43rd birthday today.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], March 22 (ANI): The Sri Lankan opposition submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, accusing him of financial mismanagement and failing to tackle anti-Muslim riots in central Kandy district, earlier this month.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Sept. 16 (ANI): Former pacer Graeme Labrooy has been appointed as the new chief selector of Sri Lanka, replacing Sanath Jayasuriya.