Pastor Jerome Fernando was arrested and remanded until December 13 under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Act, over allegations he was inciting hate among religious communities in Sri Lanka. The preacher was arrested after he appeared before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for a second day, Friday. Lawyers told court there […]
After a damning ethics report, fraud charges and lies about his past, the US House of Representatives has expelled Congressman George Santos. Lawmakers voted 311 to 114 to oust the disgraced lawmaker. He has been accused of using campaign money for luxury expenses such as Botox and stealing charity money for a veteran’s dying service […]
State Minister for Health Dr Seetha Arambepola, during a press conference at the Presidential Media Centre (PMC) today (01) , under the theme ‘Colletive path to a stable Country’ said that the procurement process for pharmaceuticals has been revamped to prevent corruption, irregularities and other questionable incidents from taking place in the future. She said […]
A group of creditors holding Sri Lanka s international bonds said on Friday it welcomed the country s debt restructuring agreement with official creditors, though said a lack of transparency on deals struck so far was regrettable.