(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena said in his tweet he would not prorogue Parliament under any circumstances."President says will not prorogue Parliament"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The severe cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal further moved West-South-westwards and crossed Thamilnadu and Puducherry coast of South India during 00.30 AM and 2.30 AM on Friday (16), the Department of Meteorology said."Cyclone ‘GAJA’ to move away from Sri Lanka – Met. Department"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –All Government Schools in Northern Province will be closed on Friday (16), due to the adverse weather condition instigated by the severe cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’, the Secretariat of the Northern Province Governor said."Government Schools in Northern Province closed today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena called on all factions in Parliament to abide by the norms and traditions of Parliament and go for a vote by name to show their majority when Parliament meets on Friday (16)."“Amend No-Confidence Motion and present today” – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Three businessmen aged 48, 46 and 44 from Kandy have been detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for attempting to smuggle gold biscuits worth over Rs 14.3 million into the country."Three businessmen arrested at BIA for smuggle gold biscuits"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Microsoft partnered with the Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) last week, to help lead a growing conversation around AI’s transformative potential in Sri Lanka."Microsoft partners with SLASSCOM at inaugural AI Asia Summit 2018"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Saudi Arabia threatened five of its agents with the death penalty on Thursday for killing the dissident Jamal Khashoggi, as the kingdom changed its story, again, about how the crime was committed and continued to try to distance its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, from any responsibility."Saudis Shift Account of Khashoggi Killing Again, as 5 Agents Face Death Penalty"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The chairman of the hard Brexit-backing European Research Group has penned a letter to back-bench MPs calling for a no confidence vote in prime minister Theresa May."Rees-Mogg demands no confidence vote against Theresa May"