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In Srilanka
April 25, 2015 4:54 am gmt |
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MPs Dullas Alahapperuma, Bandula Gunawardane, Gamini Lokuge, Jayantha Ketagoda and Sarath Weerasekara, WPC Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga, Provincial Councillor Udaya Gammanpila and 27 others have been ordered to appear before the  Colombo Chief Magistrate Court on May 8 on charges of Contempt of ...
In Srilanka
April 25, 2015 4:50 am gmt |
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A complaint has been lodged at the Bribery Commission against former President Mahinda Rajapakse on charges of misappropriating Rs. 82 billion from tsunami funds in 2004. This complain has been lodged by Ranjan Ramanayake. Ramanayake Deputy Minister of Social Services and he said  “There is no differ...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 12:20 pm gmt |
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Former president Mahindha Rajapaksha visited his brother and former secretary of Economic development ministry Basil Rajapaksha in Colombo National Hospital today. The Western Provincial Councilor Prasanna Ranathunga also joined him. Mr. Basil was alleged by the Commission of Bribery and Corruption f...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 11:48 am gmt |
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The Colombo Magistrate Court today issued notice on 27 persons including 10 UPFA Parliamentarians to appear before the court on May 8, on contempt of court charges, after they violated the court order and staged a protest opposite the bribery commission yesterday (23) condemning the decision to summo...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 10:51 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has allocated Rs. 285 billion for the free health service in 2015 and this is the biggest ever allocation made for the free health service in Sri Lanka which is three percent of the National income, Director General, Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala said.  Dr. Mahi...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 10:40 am gmt |
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Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the local chapter of the global movement against corruption, salutes the proactive nature in which the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) is currently operating, after years of suppression and political interference. Ba...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 10:34 am gmt |
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Search operations in prisons and remand prisons will be carried out regularly, Minister of Justice Wijayadasa Rajapaksa said. He said that carrying out search operations is important to stop use of mobile phones and spreading of drugs inside prisons and remand prisons in the country. he pointed out t...
In Latest Stories
April 24, 2015 10:22 am gmt |
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Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. The new Permanent R...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 10:11 am gmt |
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A suspect arrested for his alleged involvement in a large scale drug racket was remanded until April 08 by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. The suspect, Suraj Ahamed, was arrested according to information uncovered following the interrogation of notorious drug kingpin Samantha Kumara, alias ‘Wele Suda...
In Hill country
April 24, 2015 8:01 am gmt |
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An individual was killed after been attacked with a crowbar in the Kandalama agrarian village in Dambulla. The Police Media Unit said that the 43-year=-old victim was killed at his residence. The wife of the victim has been arrested over the murder. An investigation by the Sigiriya Police is underway...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 6:46 am gmt |
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Mr. Andrew Mann said there was immense potential for expansion of bilateral cooperation and the forthcoming visit of Secretary of State John Kerry would be a boost to bilateral ties. He said that President Sirisena’s new regime has generated a tremendous enthusiasm in the international community. The...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 6:42 am gmt |
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The SLFP Central Committee has unanimously decided to vote in favor of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, SLFP spokesperson MP Dilan Perera. said. The decision had been arrived at the SLFP Central Committee Meeting held in Colombo under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena. President h...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, former Secretary of the Ministry Nihal Jayatilake and former Divineguma Fund Director General R.R.K. Ranawaka were arrested Yesterday.  He was remanded and later transferred to the Prison Hospital, has requested the authorities to admit him to a p...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 4:58 am gmt |
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It is said that, the gazette regarding the dissolution of the National Parliament is ready to be published at anytime . The gazette is already prepared without mentioning the date, to be published anytime, whenever the parliament is dissolved. The president of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena has the p...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 4:45 am gmt |
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The Western Provincial Councilor Prasanna Ranathunga has warned that, if his position is taken away illegally, he may  seek the assistance of the court. A famous personality from the ruling party is trying to take away the Provincial Councilor position of Prasanna Ranathunga. And, while the media que...
In Colombo
April 24, 2015 4:40 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena said that when the people of this country vote on January 8th government have determined to carried out transformation and revolution with their democratic right. Addressing the nation on electronic media last night president Maithripala Sirisena; today urged ...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 4:30 am gmt |
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Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa says that all ‘Divi Neguma’ funds were spent for the people’s welfare and that if doing so is wrong he is ready to face any challenge on behalf of the people. Rajapaksa was arrested on Wednesday (22) along with former Economic Development Minist...
In Srilanka
April 24, 2015 4:26 am gmt |
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In the Central Committee meeting of SLFP, which held yesterday, the SLFP has decided to vote in favour of the 19th amendment to the Constitution. Meanwhile it has also been reported that President Maithripala Sirisena has assured to pass the 20th Amendment, which includes amendments to the electoral ...
In Latest Stories
April 24, 2015 4:15 am gmt |
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Chief minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province C V Wigneswaran has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release three life convicts in the sensational Swamy Premananda case. The three -Kamalananda, Balan alias Balendiran and Sathis alias Sathishkumar – were convicted and se...