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Dec 16, 2018
Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as Sri Lanka's prime minister at Presidential Secretariat in ColomboRanil Wickremesinghe was administered the oath of office by President Maithripala Sirisena at a simple ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.
Dec 14, 2018
Sri Lanka's political crisis: Supreme Court rules dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena as 'illegal'Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that the dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena was "illegal", in a body blow to the embattled President, whose controversial decisions plunged the island nation into an unprecedented political turmoil.
Dec 13, 2018
OYO expands global presence with Sri Lanka foray; hospitality firm to strengthen presence in South Asian mktCurrently, OYO has presence in seven countries including India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the UK and the UAE.
Dec 12, 2018
Blow to Maithripala Sirisena as Sri Lankan Parliament passes motion to reinstate ousted prime minister Ranil WickremesingheSri Lanka is going through a major political crisis since 26 October when President Maithripala Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.
Dec 09, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena alleges Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to bribe legislators to show majority in parliamentMaithripala Sirisena further assured that the Supreme Court's decision on the petitions against the dissolution of Parliament would soon resolve the ongoing political crisis in the island nation.
Dec 04, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: Ranil Wickremesinghe likens President Maithripala Sirisena to Hitler, says 'not afraid of snap polls'Sri Lanka has been going through a major political crisis since 26 October when President Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.
Dec 02, 2018
Sri Lanka political crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa demands snap election, says sovereignty 'vested in people, not in Parliament'In a statement, Mahinda Rajapaksa cited occasions in the history when Parliament had been dissolved to call parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka to avoid crisis and bring in political stability.
Nov 29, 2018
Sri Lanka military chief Ravindra Wijegunaratne faces legal action for allegedly covering up mass murders during civil war, detainedWijegunaratne is the highest-ranking military officer in Sri Lanka to ever be held by a court over alleged crimes from Sri Lanka's wartime past, when the armed forces were accused of grave abuses against civilians.
Nov 28, 2018
Sri Lanka's highest-ranking military officer Ravindra Wijegunaratne detained in abduction case of 11 youthThe court was informed that Wijegunaratne shielded a naval intelligence officer accused of 11 murders in the final stages of the civil war with the Tamil rebels that ended in 2009.
Nov 27, 2018
Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root and Co's aggressive approach to Tests is high risk but it can become the new prototype for the formatEngland have long been at the forefront of attacking batting in limited overs cricket. Now it seems they have taken this approach to Test cricket and, against all odds, it seems to be working.