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Ex-President arrives at PRECIFAC

Ex-President arrives at PRECIFAC

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Special Presidential Commission to probe large scale corruption to give a statement a short while ago. MORE..

November 20, 2015  09:35 am|

Dullas grilled at Presidential Commission of Inquiry

Dullas grilled at Presidential Commission of Inquiry

UPFA Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma has been summoned by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate serious acts of fraud, corruption and abuse of power, state resources, and privileges. MORE..

September 8, 2015  11:46 am|

New Ministers sworn in

New Ministers sworn in

(UPDATED) The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet of the National Government commenced at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, a short while ago. MORE..

September 4, 2015  12:24 pm|

Chinese company rejects reports of funding Sri Lankan politicians

Chinese company rejects reports of funding Sri Lankan politicians

The China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) on Thursday rejected reports that it had offered financial assistance to any politician during Sri Lankas January presidential elections. MORE...

July 24, 2015  08:36 am|

Gammanpila files complaint against President, PM

 Gammanpila files complaint against President, PM

Leader of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya WPC member Udaya Gammanpila today lodged a complaint with the Bribery Commission against President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. MORE..

May 13, 2015  06:33 pm|

General Election before LG polls; LG bodies to come under special commissioner

General Election before LG polls; LG bodies to come under special commissioner

Local Government bodies will come under the supervision of a special commissioner after their automatic dissolution on May 15, President Maithripala Sirisena said. He added that he intends to hold the General Election prior to the Local Government Polls. MORE..

May 12, 2015  07:39 pm|

Myanmar releases 17 Sri Lankan fishermen on Presidential pardon

Myanmar releases 17 Sri Lankan fishermen on Presidential pardon

Seventeen Sri Lankan fishermen who were in custody in Myanmar on charges of breaching International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) have been released following a Presidential pardon. MORE..

April 30, 2015  04:08 pm|

Girl who scribbled on Mirror wall released

Girl who scribbled on Mirror wall released

The girl who was sentenced to two years in prison for scribbling on the Sigiriya Mirror wall and later given a Presidential pardon, has been released by the Anuradhapura Prison this morning. MORE..

April 30, 2015  09:37 am|

UNP decides to go for General Election after April 23

UNP decides to go for General Election after April 23

The Working Committee of the United National Party (UNP) has decided to go for a General Election after April 23, as promised to the public during the Presidential polls campaign, the Minister of Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka said. MORE..

March 11, 2015  07:45 pm|

Court acquits General Sarath Fonseka

Court acquits General Sarath Fonseka

The Colombo High Court on Monday (9) acquitted General Sarath Fonseka of all charges in harbouring Army deserters case. MORE...

March 9, 2015  12:10 pm|

Tamil families demand U.N. probe of missing members

Tamil families demand U.N. probe of missing members

Families of the several missing people in Sri Lankas war-ravaged north and east have demanded a United Nations team to launch an investigation to locate their family members. MORE...

March 4, 2015  12:12 pm|

Ex-Transport Director released on bail

Ex-Transport Director released on bail

Former Transport Director of the Presidential Secretariat Office (PSO), Keerthi Samarasinghe, who was remanded over three missing vehicles attached to the PSO, has been released on bail by the Fort Magistrate, this morning (25). MORE...

February 25, 2015  12:13 pm|

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers including a Major General, who were sent on compulsory leave following the 2010 Presidential Election, have been reinstated, a spokesman said. MORE..

February 14, 2015  01:07 pm|

ex-President rejects allegations against him

ex-President rejects allegations against him

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that false and misleading statements continue to be made about him by members of the present government. MORE...

February 9, 2015  02:08 pm|

Transfer of 10,000 police officers postponed to May

Transfer of 10,000 police officers postponed to May

The transfer of nearly 10,000 police officers scheduled for February 01 has been postponed to May 01. Police Headquarters, in a communiqu, said that the transfer orders will come into effect from May 01, 2015. MORE..

January 30, 2015  03:59 pm|

All ranks, privileges & pension restored for General Sarath Fonseka

All ranks, privileges & pension restored for General Sarath Fonseka

Entitlement to wearing of all decorations of General Sarath Fonseka, former Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, has been restored, following the full Presidential amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...

January 28, 2015  03:41 pm|

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