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August 24, 2018 3:20 am gmt |
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The Provincial Delimitation Commission Report is likely to be rejected by Parliament in the wake of the ruling UNF and the joint opposition deciding to vote against it, Parliament sources said. UNF sources said its parliamentary group had decided to vote against the report. Meanwhile, JO MP Udaya Gam...
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August 10, 2018 7:46 am gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R Sampanthan is to remain as the leader of the opposition. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament today that under the Parliament standing orders he cannot change the post of Speaker. The joint opposition however raised concerns over the decision and insisted tha...
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July 8, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Except fifty out of 225 members in Parliament have no competency to build up the country better, do not therefore hand out the responsibility and authority to them, said Mano Ganesan, Minister of National Co-existence Dialogue and Official Language. Further he said, like being under a shelter to prot...
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July 5, 2018 4:44 am gmt |
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The debate on National Audit Bill, One of the promises made by good governance is to hold today (Thursday) with headed by Mr. Karu Jeyasurya, Speaker of the Parliament. The National Audit Bill is found as one of the promises which is included 100 day work programme. Though there was therefore submitt...
In Srilanka
May 9, 2018 5:50 am gmt |
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The draft bill for the amendment of the Judicature Act will be tabled in Parliament today. The Act recommends the establishment of three special High Courts in order to solve cases over serious financial fraud promptly. Cabinet Media Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne said the draft is expected to ...
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March 8, 2018 10:00 am gmt |
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The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Bill has been passed in parliament without amendments, with a majority of 37 votes. The Bill was passed with 53 votes in favor and 16 against following the third reading vote at the parliament yesterday (Mar.07...
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January 15, 2018 6:39 am gmt |
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Lakshman Kiriella, the Minister of Higher Education and Highway stated that, the United National Party (UNP) itself brought Maithiripala Sirisena as the President of Sri Lanka. He stated it, while addressing at a public meeting in Kandy yesterday. He further said that the United National Party, which...
In Srilanka
January 13, 2018 9:42 am gmt |
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The Vedda Chieftain Uruwarige Wannilaththo had told a weekend newspaper that in the future he intends to send a member of the Vedda community to parliament representing the Vedda community in Dambana. He noted that within the current political system there is no one to stand up for the rights of the ...
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January 2, 2018 6:33 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe signs today (02) the proposed criteria for media to be presented to parliament on the conduct of an unbiased and just election according to the constitution. The Election Commission published 32 criteria to media, through a gazette notification on December 04 and c...
In India
December 14, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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We will put pressure in the Parliament and the Tamil Nadu State Assembly about the issues faced by the fisherman, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi said. Rahul Gandhi is in Kanyakumari, visiting the fishing villages which were adversely affected by Cyclone Ockhi today (Thursday). While his visit ...
In Srilanka
December 11, 2017 5:18 am gmt |
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The council for the new constitutional gathers at the parliament today. The assembly headed by Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasurya, will be started around 10.30 A.M and expected to continue till 6.30 P.M. The drafted new constitution will be the major topic in the assembly and also the bill to reevalua...
In Srilanka
November 9, 2017 6:04 am gmt |
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Finance and mass media minister Mangala Samaraweera has been arrived at parliament with the budget documents of 2018 short while ago, our reporter said from Parliament. The finance minister took the group of joint opposition headed by former president Mahinda Rajapakshe,who were gathered in front of ...
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November 3, 2017 6:02 am gmt |
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The TNA parliamentarian Selvam Adaikkalanathan stated that, if the people are constantly cheated on the political solution to the longstanding issues of the Tamil people, it will lead to another war crisis. He cleared while addressing at the debate on the interim report for the drafted new constituti...
In Colombo
October 30, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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The Parliament road is being close due to the protest against the interim report on the draft new constitution today (30 October). The protest was conducted by the Joint Opposition (JO), saying the above report is included many content which will affect the unitary ruling. The protest was conducted b...
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October 30, 2017 6:21 am gmt |
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Debate on the interim report of the new constitution held in parliament today. The sitting headed by the parliament speaker Karu Jayasurya gathered at 10.30 AM and to be continued for three days, the sources closed to the parliament said. The team of 21 members headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme...
In Srilanka
October 29, 2017 6:27 am gmt |
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The three-day debate on the Interim Report of the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly due to commence tomorrow will not reach any final decision but will only discuss the respective political party’s position Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha told the Sunday ...
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October 9, 2017 11:58 am gmt |
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The Appropriation Bill for the Budget 2018 was presented in Parliament today (Monday) by State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremaratne. According to the Bill, the expected expenditure for the next year is 3,982 Billion and the expected income is 2,175 Billion. The budgetary allocations for the key sec...
In Colombo
October 4, 2017 5:28 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said the new Constitution which aims at uniting the country, will further strengthen Parliament. “We expect to fulfill the hopes for a new Constitution, which will not divide the country but unite the nation and cater to all needs of the public”, the President...
In Srilanka
October 3, 2017 11:41 am gmt |
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A special sitting of the Parliament was held today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Parliamentary democracy in Sri Lanka. The session, which began at 2.30 p.m., was attended by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan and leaders of...