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In Srilanka
January 15, 2018 5:29 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court has communicated to the Presidential Secretariat that President Maithripala Sirisena’s term was only five years, it is learnt. Last week the President had made a reference to the Supreme Court seeking its opinion whether he could serve up to six years. The five-member bench of the S...
In India
January 14, 2018 7:14 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court has announced that it will pronounce its verdict in the Cauvery water sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka within four weeks, and the State is expecting a favourable ruling, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said here on Saturday. He was speaking to reporters after ...
In Srilanka
January 13, 2018 4:48 am gmt |
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President Maithiripala Sirisena said at the Public Rally in Akuressa that, he would accept the Supreme Court determination whatever it might be on his term of office. He further stated that, he is ready to leave the Presidency even Today.  The President said that, no one needs to get worked up over h...
In India
November 14, 2017 11:09 am gmt |
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Twenty-six years after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, a former CBI officer who interrogated one of the convicts, the then 19-year-old A.G. Perarivalan, made a sworn statement before the Supreme Court that the CBI omitted the part of his confession where he said he had “absol...
In Galle
November 10, 2017 9:47 am gmt |
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Piyasena Gamage has been sworn in as a Galle District Parliamentarian. MP Gamage took oath before Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya this morning and took his seat in the government’s side in Parliament. Piyasena Gamage obtained 47,247 preferential votes at the 2015 General Election. The Parliament pos...
In World
November 2, 2017 5:33 am gmt |
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Two members of the ousted Catalan Parliamentary Board left Barcelona’s Sants train station on Wednesday (November 1) heading for Madrid where they will have to testify at hearing at the Supreme Court on charges of rebellion and sedition over their push to separate from Spain on Thursday (Novemb...
In India
October 20, 2017 11:04 am gmt |
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The pollution level in Delhi spiked after the Diwali night but it was relatively low as compared to the last three years.  This could be the result of Supreme Court’s ban on sale of crackers in the National Capital Region (NCR). However, the dream of celebrating a cracker-free Diwali couldn’t b...
In Canada
October 7, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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The Supreme Court of Canada says records detailing the abuse of former residential school students can eventually be destroyed. The unanimous high court ruling today brings clarity to an issue that pitted the privacy of victims against the importance of documenting a dark chapter in Canada’s re...
In India
September 23, 2017 7:37 am gmt |
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There are some things that the Supreme Court too cannot get done. The country’s top court came across one such prayer on Friday and readily accepted that it was beyond them to help the petitioner. He wanted the court to force the authorities to “abolish” world’s most lethal cr...
In India
September 15, 2017 11:49 am gmt |
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on September 18 regarding its decision on deporting illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar, reported ANI. The home minister’s statement comes a day after the Ministry of Home Affairs de...
In India
August 18, 2017 11:45 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to appear before the CBIheadquarters in New Delhi on August 23 for questioning in connection with a case involving alleged kickbacks paid by INX Media for obtaining clearance from the Foreign I...
In Srilanka
August 4, 2017 10:43 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court has determined that certain clauses in the new Inland Revenue Act are not in accordance with the constitution, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament this morning (4 august). Therefore the court recommends that the Act needs to be passed with a special majority or else the clau...
In World
August 3, 2017 5:48 am gmt |
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Opposition lawmakers in the lower house of Congress failed to obtain the two-thirds majority needed to send the case to the Supreme Court. Mr. Temer welcomed the vote as “clear and incontestable”. The president has been accused of receiving $12m (£9m) in bribes from the boss of a giant me...
In India
August 2, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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  The Supreme Court will be brought to trial the review petition which filed by the three persons including Sasikala, who received conviction in the disproportionate assets case, today (2 august). They requested to release them from the four years imprisonment,  in the petition. However the resu...
In America
June 29, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
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Days after the United States Supreme Court allowed a partial version of President Donald Trump’s signature Muslim ban to stay, Washington has issued a new set of visa rules that will require travelers from the six Muslim-majority countries affected by Trump’s travel ban to disclose close family...
In India
June 2, 2017 9:37 am gmt |
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Ramchandra Guha on Thursday resigned from the Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by the Supreme Court to implement recommendations of Lodha Committee in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), citing personal reasons. Guha has sought the apex court’s permission to relieve him...
In Latest Stories
May 9, 2017 7:51 am gmt |
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Geetha Kumarasinghe has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Appeal Court’s decision which disqualified her as a parliamentarian. A court of appeal decision recently ruled that Kumaasinghe could not hold a seat in parliament as she was also dual citizenship holder. Speaking to a new...
In India
May 9, 2017 6:02 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday held businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court for transferring USD 40 million to his children in violation of the court’s order. “We have found respondent number 3 (Mallya) guilty of contempt of court on two grounds,” a bench comprising Justi...
In Europe
January 25, 2017 8:32 am gmt |
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Germany’s Social Democrats have nominated former European Parliament President Martin Schulz to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in an election in September, Schulz and party leader Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday (January 24). The party will vote on the nomination on Sunday, wh...