The Deputy leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) Weerakumara Dissanayake and former National Organizer of the NFF Piyasiri Wijenayake obtained SLFP membership from President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE… …read more
Railway unions decided to continue with their union action, irrespective of the action taken by the government.
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam too held talks with the railways strikers to urge them to postpone the strike until the GCE O/Level examination starting tomorrow.
The Minister said the students sitting for the exam …read more
Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday that he had a brief telephone conversation with President Maithripala Sirisena for the first time after years, and discussed the matters related to current political developments.
Ada Derana correspondents report that a resident of Nawagamuwa committed suicide after stabbing his wife and mother-in-law earlier today (11). MORE… …read more
Railway trade unions declared that they will continue their ongoing strike action during the Executive Central Committee meeting of the railway trade unions held today (11). MORE… …read more
Zimbabwe’s ruling party has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader. Zanu-PF has appointed ex-vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been fired by Mugabe two weeks ago.
The sacking of Mnangagwa had prompted an extraordinary chain of events as the military intervened to block Mugabe, 93, from installing his wife Grace in …read more