Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe meets International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on the side lines of World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

(pic courtesy PM’s Office)

Prez rescinds a two-thirds

majority for reimposition

of Emergency

President Maithripala Sirisena has directed that proposed National Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (NHRAP) shouldn’t in any way be an obstacle to imposition of Emergency Regulations.

President Sirisena, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces had instructed that a controversial clause pertaining to the declaration of Emergency be removed forthwith.



Fight for and against PMC intensifies

If graduates from Malabe Private Medical College (PMC) was authorised to practice medicine, Sri Lanka would be the only country in the world to officially permit doctors from an unrecognised institution, the Government Medical Officers’ Associ...

Tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri in Sri Lanka next week


World renowned tennis coach and the father of the highly successful concept of grooming top international players through Tennis Academies, Nick Bollettieri of USA will be here in Sri Lanka next week on a short visit. He will be conducting tennis co...

'Bharti Airtel committed to investing in Sri Lanka and delivering cost-effective services'


India-based telecom operator Bharti Airtel which celebrated eight years in Sri Lanka, will continue to invest in Sri Lanka in the future too and provide the best and most cost effective services to its customers, company sources said. "W...

Chronic Kidney Disease - The Reality


Since about the year 2000, chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) also called Chronic Renal Failure has been reported to occur in North Central Province (NCP). Now it is reported in 11 districts There are some families in which both paren...

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