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Gazette re-issued on maintaining public order

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - A Gazette Extraordinary calling upon the Armed Forces to maintain public order across the country was re-issued by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. ... Read More

EC Chairman assigns media contacts

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Chairman of the Elections Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya has issued directives to the media on whom to contact for news content. ... Read More

Dinesh listed to speak in Geneva next week

Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Minister of Foreign Relations and Minister of Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations and Leader of the House of Parliament Dinesh ... Read More

Fight begins in Australia against deportation of Sri Lankan Tamil family

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The fight to keep a Sri Lankan Tamil family in Australia has started in Melbourne with Government lawyers filing last-minute evidence, ... Read More

Kumara Welgama to form new political party

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama has sought the consent of the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda ... Read More

Body of abducted Police Constable discovered

Staff Writer- February 21, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - The body of an abducted Police Constable attached to the Kadawatha Police has been discovered in a forest in Bulugoda Paara, ... Read More

Cabinet approves withdrawal from UNHRC resolution 30/1

Staff Writer- February 20, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the government’s decision to withdraw from the co-sponsorship of the United National Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution ... Read More

US travel ban on Army Commander, family based on false assumptions – PM

Staff Writer- February 20, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - Even though the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) says that a person accused of a crime is deemed ... Read More

Possible sets of drugs for coronavirus treatment

Staff Writer- February 20, 2020

(UTV|COLOMBO) - A group of scientists led by Dr. Sameera R. Samarakoon at the Institute of Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo has ... Read More

President halts extra levies and higher taxes by PCs

Staff Writer- February 20, 2020

(UTV | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed all Provincial Councils and Local Authorities to suspend the imposition of any extra levy or raising ... Read More