A war of words erupted between Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa and Minister Prasanna Ranatunga in Parliament today. The heated exchange took place over the detention of the convener of the Inter University Students’ Federation Wasantha Mudalige and tow others.
Summons have been issued on State Minister Sanath Nishantha by the Court of Appeal to show cause over the contempt of court charges levelled against him. The Court of Appeal has ordered State Minister Sanath Nishantha to appear in court on 13th October. The summons were issued after considering a petition filed against the State […]
Opposition Member of Parliament Kabir Hashim has been elected as the new Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA). He was unanimously elected to the post by the members of the committee today. MP S. B. Dissanayake proposed his name as the Chairman of the Committee and was seconded by Member of Parliament Niroshan Perera. […]
Football Australia (FA) have issued a lifetime ban to a spectator for making “a fascist salute or similar gesture” during the Australia Cup final. FA said it “strongly condemns the actions of a small minority” of Sydney United 58 fans at Saturday’s game. The immediate ban from FA-sanctioned games comes after an FA investigation into […]
The US’s decision to send more military aid to Ukraine “increases the danger of a direct military clash” between Russia and the West, Moscow has warned. Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said it was an “immediate threat” to Moscow, describing the US as “a participant of the conflict”. Earlier, the US announced another […]