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Interim order issued against functioning as Prime Minister for Mahinda Rajapaksa & Cabinet of ministers

The Court of Appeal today issued an interim order restraining the functioning of the respondents as Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Cabinet ministers, deputy ministers and state ministers. The Quo Warranto petition was filed by 122 MPs challenging the legality of Mr. Rajapaksa’s Premiership and the new Cabinet. The petitioners said Mr. Rajapaksa has no majority in Parliament as confirmed by the...

Marvel comics Stan Lee dies aged 95

American writer and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. In 1961, Lee created The Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics, and went on to create titles including Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk. The legendary comic book author died at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a family lawyer. The CEO of Lee's...

I’m willing to work with the President : Ranil Wickramesinghe

UNP Leader Mr.Ranil Wickremesinghe has said he is willing to work with President Maithripala Sirisena if given a chance to prove his majority in Parliament, the Hindu reported today. On whether he could still work with the President, Mr. Wickremesinghe said: “I’ll have no problem working with him, that’s a question you must ask him. The Constitution doesn’t make...

Nadia Gyi wins Miss World Sri Lanka 2018 Crown

Nadia Gyi won the prestigious Miss World Sri Lanka 2018 crown ata glistening finale held at The Hilton Hotel, Colombo Nadia Gyi was crowned Miss World Sri Lanka 2018 by Miss World Sri Lanka 2017, Dusheni Silva, on Tuesday 25th September. First Runner Up, Peshala Wijesundara, and Second Runner Up, Nilushi Pawanya, will support Nadia during her tenure. After the...

Valiant Sri Lanka beats Hong-Kong to reach the Finals of the Asian Netball Championship

Hong Kong fell short in their bid to qualify for the World Cup in Liverpool next year, going down 55-46 to Sri Lanka at the Asian Netball Championships in Singapore. After being blown away 71-48 by the Sri Lankans on Thursday's group match, Hong Kong, combated Sri Lanka’s 2.08-metre goal shooter Tharjini Sivalingam far better than when the two teams...

Asian Netball Championship: Unbeaten Sri Lanka in Semi-Finals with Hong-Kong

Hong Kong take will be taking on the undefeated Sri Lanka in the semi-finals in Singapore on Saturday for a place in the final, with the top two teams in the tournament booking their ticket to the World cup in Liverpool. Hong Kong face an enormous task in more ways than one as they try to win their way into...

Building in Baybrook street on fire

A building in Baybrook street colombo 02 is currently on fire. The fire brigade is on the premises trying to extinguish the fire. People in the area is advised to avoid the area. More updates to follow.

Hemasiri Fernando appointed as President’s Chief of Staff

People’s Bank Chairman Hemasiri Fernando was appointed as President Maithripala Sirisena’s Chief of Staff today, the President’s Media Division said. The post of the Chief of Staff fell vacant since the arrest of I.H.A. Mahanama, who is currently in remand custody over bribery and corruption charges.

Former Minister Johnston Fernando and two others remanded

Former Minister Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Sakeer Mohamed and former Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando were remanded by Kurunegala High Court today in connection with the misappropriation of government funds in 2013. The suspects were remanded by Judge Menaka Wijesundara till the hearing of the case was concluded.

Siyatha TV “Ape Adare” Teledrama Wins the most popular teledrama of the year as Siyatha TV is also crowned as the most popular teledrama channel of the year

Siyatha TV "Ape Adare" Teledrama Wins the most popular teledrama of the year as Siyatha TV is also crowned as the most popular teledrama channel of the year 2018 at the 23rd Sumathi Tele Awards Night which concluded at the Nelum Pokuna Theater a short while ago. Siyatha TV would like to thank all our viewers and fans for making...