SL Vs NZ | 2nd Test Aug 22, 2019
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Jun 10, 2018
Maithripala Sirisena's party leader warns against continuing in ruling alliance led by PM Ranil WickremesingheA senior leader of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena's SLFP on Sunday warned the party against continuing in the unity government, saying the longer it stays in the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the more it would suffer.
Jun 05, 2018
Sri Lankan Prime Minister's United National Party wins secret ballot to secure deputy speaker positionSri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party won the secret ballot in parliament today for the deputy speaker's position.
Mar 30, 2018
Power struggle worsens in Sri Lanka as President Maithripala Sirisena cuts Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's dutiesSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reduced the responsibilities of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as a power struggle worsened within their uneasy coalition.
Mar 09, 2018
Sri Lanka communal clashes: 81 suspects arrested after fresh anti-Muslim violence erupts in KandyThe communal violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the Indian Ocean island nation has not subsided despite a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of troops in riot-hit Kandy district
Mar 08, 2018
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena replaces PM Ranil Wickremesinghe as law and order ministerSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the law and order minister amidst fresh violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the Kandy district despite the imposition of nationwide Emergency.
Feb 25, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffles Cabinet amidst political turmoilSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffled the Cabinet in the backdrop of the ongoing political turmoil. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed as the Minister of Law and Order in the unity government's second Cabinet reshuffle.
Jan 21, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena takes charge of economy as rift with coalition partner UNP widensSri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena said that he has set up an economic development council headed by him to manage the country's economy.
Dec 28, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local pollsSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.
Aug 20, 2015
'Think of the country': Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe warns against return to divisive politicsPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe urged Sri Lanka's parties Wednesday to work together as he began forming a new government backed by minority Tamils after a surge in support for his reform-driven agenda in parliamentary elections.
Aug 18, 2015
'Dream of becoming PM has faded away': Rajapakse concedes defeat in Sri Lanka pollsSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse said that he had conceded defeat in parliamentary elections, but he will work as an opposition member of the legislature.