Oct 25, 2016 4:42:47 AM- hirunews.lk
Supreme Court says the VAT amendment bill complies with the Constitution. Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala announced the court’s decision at parliament. Read More
Oct 25, 2016 4:42:22 AM- hirunews.lk
Residents are protesting in Puhulpola area, Welimada along Badulla- Nuwara Eliya road demanding a bridge blocking vehicles. They are asking the authorities to build a bridge to Kahatapitiya village through the Uma Oya project. Read More
Oct 25, 2016 5:39:37 AM- colombogazette.com
The opposition today told Parliament the report by the Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) on the treasury bond scam must be presented to Parliament this week. Joint opposition Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa
Oct 25, 2016 5:24:18 AM- colombogazette.com
Workers of the Kahatagaha Graphite Mine launched a protest underground today. The protest was launched over fears the Kahatagaha Graphite Mine is to be privatised. Over 75 workers of the
Oct 25, 2016 5:03:02 AM- colombogazette.com
The Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayake was today asked in Parliament to respond to claims that some criminals undergo a sex change to evade arrest in Sri Lanka.
Oct 25, 2016 4:50:55 AM- colombogazette.com
A convict in the rape and murder of a young girl was sentenced to death today by the Colombo High Court. The convict was accused of raping and murdering a
Oct 25, 2016 9:56:36 AM- dailymirror.lk
Some 75 workers at the Kahatagaha Graphite Mine in Dodangaslanda today launched a hunger strike 1,132 feet underground, against an alleged move by the government to privatize the Kahatagaha Graphite Lanka limited.
Oct 25, 2016 9:29:46 AM- dailymirror.lk
The Supreme Court has informed the Speaker that the VAT Amendment Bill complies with the Constitution, Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala informed Parliament today.
Oct 25, 2016 4:06:53 AM- lankatruth.com
A ‘Harthal’ campaign is being carried out throughout the Northern Province to express sympathy for the deaths of the two students and demanding authorities to take legal action against those responsible for the killings. All shops in Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaithivu, Mannar and Vavuniya have been closed down while transport in the Province has come to […]
Oct 25, 2016 3:39:02 AM- lankatruth.com
The recommendations of the members of the UNP in the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) are an attempt to protect former Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka Arjun Mahendran says the Chairman of COPE JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi. When investigations have been carried out by COPE throughout the recent past and it has been […]
Oct 25, 2016 3:52:15 AM- LBO.com
Oct 25, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s power regulator, the Public Utilities Commission, has appointed another three member committee to investigate the recent break down of Lakvijaya coal power plant in Norochcholai. The committee will be chaired by Shibly Aziz, former Attorney General and President Counsel and include R I Senaratne, head of the Department […]
Oct 25, 2016 4:39:53 AM- srilankaguardian.org
The reason is that corruption and abuse of power are deep-seated. The corruption in the public sphere is linked to the corruption in the private sphere. It is not the aberration in our society, but unfortunately the norm. The thirty years of war has exacerbated the situation. by Laksiri Fernando “In societies where there is...
Oct 25, 2016 3:52:28 AM- nation.lk
The Supreme Court today informed Parliament that the VAT amendment bill was in line with the Constitution.
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Oct 25, 2016 4:46:42 AM- hirunews.lk
At least 14 people were killed and 147 injured when a powerful explosion destroyed a prefabricated house and damaged nearby buildings in China on Monday. The explosion occurred at 2 pm. at Xinmin Town, Fugu County, in Shaanxi Province, damaging dozens... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 4:06:23 AM- hirunews.lk
Pakistan’s Central Bank has ordered the country’s commercial banks to freeze the accounts of about 4,000 individuals and businesses linked with terrorism. Central bank spokesperson Abid Qamar told reporters Sunday that the accounts have been... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 4:04:39 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have launched an operation to arrest the main suspect ‘Kudu Roshan’ who is wanted in connection with the four murders that took place in Summitpura, Mattakkuliya. The Colombo Crime Division stated that three more police teams... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 4:02:57 AM- hirunews.lk
COPE Chairman MP Sunil Handunnetti says that the report prepared by COPE with regard to Central Bank Bond Issue will be presented to parliament within this week. He also said that the recommendations made yesterday by UNP COPE members are an attempt... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 3:55:53 AM- hirunews.lk
Days after the visit of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Indian government is examining a proposal to relax the visa regime for Buddhist monks from Sri Lanka. More than 55,000 monks visit India every year on an employment visa to work in monasteries... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 3:49:01 AM- hirunews.lk
Ministers representing the UNP and SLFP will meet today to take a final decision about the upcoming budget, State Finance Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana said. He added that the report that will be compiled during the discussion will be... Read More
Oct 25, 2016 3:48:51 AM- hirunews.lk
A CCTV footage shows a woman stealing a ring from a jewelry shop in Rikillagaskada. Watch it below. Read More
Oct 25, 2016 3:38:04 AM- hirunews.lk
Nearly 100 employees of the Kahatagaha graphite mine are protesting about 1132ft underground. They are protesting against the move to privatize it. Read More
Oct 25, 2016 3:52:46 AM- adaderana.lk
The Deputy Speaker has informed Parliament that the Supreme Court has deliberated the VAT (Amendment) Bill is in accordance with the constitution of Sri Lanka, Ada Derana reporter said. .
Oct 25, 2016 3:40:27 AM- adaderana.lk
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has appointed a high-profile three member committee to carry out an independent investigation of the recent break down of Lakvijaya coal power plant at Norochcholai.
Oct 25, 2016 4:31:25 AM- colombogazette.com
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has appointed a high-profiled three member committee to carry out an independent investigation of the recent break down of Lakvijaya coal power
Oct 25, 2016 4:05:17 AM- colombogazette.com
The Supreme Court (SC) has determined that the amended VAT Bill is consistent with the Constitution, Parliament was informed today.
Oct 25, 2016 3:58:56 AM- colombogazette.com
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says Sri Lanka must invest in its children and find ever-more innovative ways to support its most vulnerable young people. Tim Sutton assumed office
Oct 25, 2016 3:47:38 AM- colombogazette.com
A hartal was staged in the North today against the killing of two students in Jaffna last week. Tamil National Alliance, Northern Provincial Council member M.K. Sivajilingham said that several Tamil political
Oct 25, 2016 3:39:53 AM- colombogazette.com
Singer Chillie Thilanka who was arrested earlier this month over an alleged assault on a man, was granted bail today. The singer was arrested after he surrendered to the Thalangama
Oct 25, 2016 3:22:49 AM- onlanka.com
President Maithripala Sirisena says any conflict should not take place in the country based on the languages spoken by the different communities.
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Oct 24, 2016 8:00:46 PM- www.ft.lk
Sri Lankan Muslim politicians and organisations will be staging a protest on Friday the 28th in front of the Dewatagaha Mosque in Town Hall against Sri Lanka’s decision to abstain from voting against Israel on a UNESCO resolution recently.
Chairman of the mosque Reyyaz Salley said that Sri Lankan Muslims supported the present Government with the expectation that the community would be ...