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Govt team to Ukraine for probe

A top-level team including officials and relevant state institutions are to visit Ukraine to probe the allegations leveled against Sri Lanka's former ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga.

Electoral reforms finalized : SLFP

The SLFP has finalized the draft electoral reforms in the form of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution have been finalized.

UPFA to be re-launched

President Maithripala Sirisena is to re-launch the UPFA.

SLFP’s ruin if Basil rejoins : Mahindananda

The SLFP will face doom if its former national organizer, ex-economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa, rejoins the party for active politics, says former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

Will not ally with Rajapaksas : Somawansa

Former leader of the JVP Somawansa Amarasinghe says that he has met with the elections commissioner as part of his plans for the future, and concedes the existence of a plan to form a new political party.

Japan To Assist CoI

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI), appointed to investigate into the cases of missing persons, is to meet the Japanese Embassy in Sri Lanka this week to discuss the funds required for counselling programmes in the North and East.

Top-level team going to Ukraine for full probe on Weeratunga’s activities

A top-level team including Police and Government officials will visit Ukraine to probe the activities of Udayanga Weeratunga, Sri Lanka’s former Ambassador to Russia

Basil's journey from Minneapolis to Colombo

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa who made a dramatic exit to America in the immediate aftermath of the Presidential election on 8 January with his wife from Colombo via Dubai to New York is set to return to Colombo on Tuesday (21) from Minneapolis International Airport on board a Sun Country domestic flight SY 247 to the John F.Kennedy Airport at 16:30 hours 19 April.

Kerry’s Lanka visit being finalized

The schedule for the visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Sri Lanka is being finalized, Foreign Ministry and US Embassy sources said.

Sri Lanka neither pro-India nor pro-China : Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe has said Sri Lanka is neither pro-India nor pro-China.