Election 2020

Online Registration System for newly elected MPs

The Parliament Secretariat has introduced an ‘’Online Registration System’’ for newly elected members of the Ninth Parliament to submit their personal details to the Secretariat.

Names of the 196 newly elecetd MPs gazetted

The Election Commission (EC) today issued the gazette notification with the names of the 196 Members of Parliament (MP)s elected in Wednesday’s general election.

Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oaths as PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as Prime Minister for the fourth time before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya today.

SLPP announces National List nominees

The SLPP announced its17 nominees from the National List who will be appointed to Parliament.

Ruk Rakaganno & Kamini’s War to save Sinharajah- a Tribute

Kamini Vitharana’s fight for Sinharaja, which she waged since her days at the University of Colombo would be the only flicker of hope for the then mysterious region of thick rainforests called Siharaja Adaviya.

Herge', Tintin & a near stop in Colombo

In the book Cigars of the Pharaoh, Tintin almost made it to Colombo but his plans were derailed as he got caught up in an adventure halfway through his journey.

The enduring story of Leonard Woolf & The Village in the Jungle

It has been over 100 dears since The Village in the Jungle was published, a story which vividly portrays the constant battle the villagers have with the jungle. The life of its writer Leonard Woolf who served in the Civil Service in colonial Ceylon is as enduring as his book.

“Be strong,don’t lose heart,” says TV personality Susantha Chandramali as she speaks on her experience with breast cancer

Susantha Chandramali (56) who has overcome the traumatizing experience of having undergone a surgery to remove the lump on her left breast says she has come out of it stronger and wants to share her story with women all over the world and in particular with women in Sri Lanka.