Friday, October 26, 2018



State Owned Rupavahini Corporation Had Been Shut Down Due To A Tense Situation

State owned T.V station ,Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) had suddenly closed down since  last night (26)as a result of a tense situation occurred between a group of governing United National Party and members of Joint Opposition Group soon after telecasting the news on appointment of former President Mahinda Rajapakshe as premier .

Security forces have been deployed at the Rupavahini Corporation premises to provide security it has been reported

Two Sluice Gates Of Upper Kotmale Reservoir Had Been Opened

Two sluice gates of Upper Kotmale Reservoir had been automatically opened this evening (26)due to the rising water level of the Reservoir caused as a result of  heavy showers prevailed in the area .

Due to this situation  authorities have advised the people living in low land areas of Upper Kotmale Reservoir who are using water of the Reservoir to be vigilant over floods .

As a result of opening  sluice gates of Upper Kotmale Reservoir the water level of Saint Clare falls too has been increased it has been revealed .

Three Armed Persons Robbed Money And Jewelry From A State Bank

Three armed persons arrived at a State
Bank Branch in Maththegoda ,KOttawa area had been stolen cash and Gold Jewelry from the Bank by showing firearms and fled away from the area this evening (26).

The suspects arrived in Bank premises by a hired Motor Car have also removed  parts of CCTV Camera fixed in the Bank and taken with them.

The estimated value of the cash and Jewelry stolen by the suspects has not yet been revealed .

CID Has Questioned 89 Persons Including 47 Police Officers Regarding The Conspiring To Assasinate President And Former Defense Secretary

Criminal Investigations Department 
(CID)had so far recorded statements from 89 persons including 47 Police officers regarding the investigations carrying out over the allegations on.conspiring to kill president and former Defense Secretary according to Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekare .

Two Deputy Inspector Generals Of Police (DIG) were among the 47 Police officers who were questioned over the incident SP Gunasekare has said.

The investigations carrying out regarding the allegations not only based on the tape produced by working director of Anti Corruption Force Namal Kumara he has stressed.

Meanwhile the Indian National who was arrested at the house of Namal Kumara had been sent to Mulleriyawa Hospital as per the instructions of a Psychiatrist it has been revealed .






Speaker Karu Jayasuriya To Express His Stand On The Current Crisis Tomorrow (27)

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is due to
express his stand tomorrow (27)over the unexpected political enviornment occurred in the country this evening (26) Speaker's office has said .

Speaker Jsyasuriys is currently taking legal advise on the present  situation and due to express his stand tomorrow according to the Law in impartial manner according to the statement issued by Speakers office. 

President Sirisena Has Sent A Letter To Prime Minister Wikramasinghe Informing His Removal -Prime Minister Replied Him.Back

President Maithripala Sirisena who had
appointed former President Mahinda Rajapakshe as New Prime Minister this evening (26)has sent a letter to Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe to inform he has been removed from Prime Minister post with immediatte affect it has been reported.

Addressing premier Wikramasinghe as honorable MP. ,President has said through the letter that under the powers vested with him according to the Constitution  had appointed him as the Prime Mimister under the section 42 (4)of the Constitution and now removed prime minister wikramasinghe from the post of prime minister .

In reply Prime Minister Wikramasinghe has sent a letter to President Sirisena saying that he was still the Prime Minister and President could not remove him .

Meanwhile government Printer has printed the Gazette notifications regarding the removal of Prime Minister Wikramasinghe and appointing of former President Rajapakshe as New premier it has been reported.

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe Says He Has The Parliament Majority To Function In His Post

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe
has said  that he is still the Prime Minister of the country elected by people and got the majority of support in the Parliament to function  in his post .

Addressing the media at his official Residence Temple Trees prime Minister has said that he had won no confidence motion in Parliament recently by proving he has the support of the majoroty of MP's in Parliament.

Appointing former President Mahinda Rajapakshe as New Prime Minister is unethical and unconstitutional he had stressed.

Prime Minister Challanged the newly appointed premier Mahinda Rajapakshe to prove he has a majority of support in the Parliament to justify his appointment.

Speaking at the occassion United National Party MP Hirunika Premachandre has criticised the President SSirisena heavily by saying he has not only cheated her and UNP MP's also the people who voted him at the Presidential elections.

The UNP Minister's addressing the media at Temple Trees had stated that under the present Constitution president can appoint a Prime Minister if the post is vacant ,However he cannot remove a prime minister. 



UPFA Supporters Gathered In Front Of Former President And Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe's House -Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe To Chair A Special Meeting Of UNP At Temple Trees

Whilest the  supporters of United
People's Freedom Alliance  (UPFA )have  gathered infront of the official residence of former President and Prime Minister who had sworn in before president today ,Mahinda Rajapakshe at Wijerama Road in Colombo -07 to greet him ,A meeting of the governing United National Party (UNP) is scheduled to be held shortly in Prime Minister's official residence "Temple Trees" under the patronage of Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe to discuss on the Constitutional crisis occurred as a result of appointing another prime ninister.

UNP MP's and Ministers are arriving in Temple Trees for the meeting and Premier Wikramasinghe too on the way Colombo for the meeting from Galle according to reports.

Soon after former President Mahinda Rajapakshe had sworn in before president as prime minister crackers were fired in different parts of the country it has been reported.

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe Says That He Is Still The Prime Minister Under The Constitution

Prime Minister of the good governance
government Ranil Wikramasinghe has said he is still the Prime Minister of the country under the current Constitution  Although former President Mahinda Rajapakshe Has been sworn in as Prime Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena this evening ,soon after the UPFA has quit the government.

Under the 19 th Amendment Another Prime Minister cannot be sworn in and governing UNP  will fight against this unconstitutional act Prime minister Wikramasinghe has said. 

A Wild Elephant Had Been Killed Due To An Electrocution

A Wild Elephant had been killed after
colliding with an Unauthorised Power Line located at an Animal farm at Deegawapiya area in Ampara yesterday  (25)it has been reported.

Akkareipattu Police have arrested the Animal Farm owner regarding the death of Elephant.

An inquiry regarding the incident is being conducted jointly by the Akkareipattu Police and Wild Life officers in the area.

Former President Mahinda Rajapakshe Has Sworn In As Prime Minister

Former President, Kurunagala District
United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA)MP Mahinda Rajapakshe has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena at Presidential Secretariet according to Presidents Media Unit.

The swearing in taken place soon after the UPFA has announced its decision to quit the government. 

UPFA Has Quit From The Government

United People's Freedom Alliance
(UPFA) has decided to quit from the good governance government according to the General Secretary of UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera.

The decision had been sent to the speaker Karu Jayasuriya he has said.


All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...