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Yoshitha, Nishantha and Rohan Weliwita remanded

Yoshitha, Nishantha and Rohan Weliwita remanded

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Rohan Weliwita, Nishantha Ranatunga and 2 others have been remanded till February 11th by the Kaduwela Magistrates Court. MORE..

January 30, 2016  07:48 pm|

Rajitha, Champika and Arjuna ask IGP to probe bribery claims

Rajitha, Champika and Arjuna ask IGP to probe bribery claims

Ministers Champika Ranawaka, Dr Rajitha Seenaratne and Arjuna Ranatunga today requested the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to investigate the allegations made against them by the Chairman of Avant Garde Private Limited, Nissanka Senadhipathi. MORE..

November 24, 2015  01:20 pm|

Govt at risk of claims by Chinese port city project - document

Govt at risk of claims by Chinese port city project - document

Sri Lanka would be exposed to the risk of claims from the firm managing a suspended Chinese-backed real estate project if the government fails to obtain approvals needed by the project within 60 days, a government document showed on Thursday. MORE..

September 18, 2015  10:53 am|

Vacated PC seats to be filled after MPs take oath

Vacated PC seats to be filled after MPs take oath

The appointing of new Provincial Councillors to fill the seats left vacant by more than 50 Provincial Council members including 3 Chief Ministers who contested and won at the recent parliamentary elections, is scheduled to take place after the new Parliament is sworn in. MORE..

August 26, 2015  11:37 am|

UPDATE: President sacks 13 SLFP CC members

UPDATE: President sacks 13 SLFP CC members

President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked 13 members from the SLFP Central Committee. The President in his capacity as the Chairman of the SLFP has sent a letter to the Elections Commissioner informing him of the removal and a list of the new 25 members of the Central Committee, a source from the Presidential Secretariat said. MORE...

August 17, 2015  05:50 pm|

President cancels SLFP memberships of four including Rajitha, Hirunika

President cancels SLFP memberships of four including Rajitha, Hirunika

The President has ordered to cancel the SLFP memberships of Rajitha Senaratne, S.B. Navinna, M.K.D.S. Gunawardene, Arjuna Ranatunga and Hirunika Premachandra, the Presidents Media Unit said in a statement today (28). MORE...

July 28, 2015  02:43 pm|

Prasanna Ranatunga, wife arrives at FCID

Prasanna Ranatunga, wife arrives at FCID

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga and his wife arrived at the FCID a short while ago to give a statement over an alleged financial malpractice connected to a land deal. MORE...

July 20, 2015  09:49 am|

Request has been made to sack five SLFPers, says Thilanga

Request has been made to sack five SLFPers, says Thilanga

A request has been made to the Central Committee (CC) of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to sack five party members who defected from the SLFP and scheduled to contest under the United National Front (UNF) at the forthcoming election, SLFP Media Coordinator Thilanga Sumathipala said. MORE...

July 15, 2015  05:48 pm|

Court grants bail to Prasanna and wife

Court grants bail to Prasanna and wife

The Fort Magistrate on Tuesday (14) granted bail to the Chief Minister of the Western Province, Prasanna Ranatunga, and his wife in connection with a case filed against them over an irregular land deal. MORE...

July 14, 2015  10:26 am|

Court summons Prasanna Ranatunga

Court summons Prasanna Ranatunga

The Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunga has been summoned to appear before the Colombo Fort Magistrates Court on July 14, in connection with a case filed against him, police said. MORE..

July 10, 2015  11:53 am|

SLC election in January 2016 - Sports Minister

SLC election in January 2016 - Sports Minister

The elections for the Sri Lanka Cricket Board will be held prior to January 2016, says Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake. MORE..

May 12, 2015  09:02 pm|

Nishantha Ranatunga questioned by FCID

Nishantha Ranatunga questioned by FCID

The Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is currently questioning former SLC Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, regarding a financial transaction of a private media organisation. MORE..

April 15, 2015  01:39 pm|

SLFP appoints new members to Central Committee: sources

SLFP appoints new members to Central Committee: sources

Replacing the sacked senior members, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) sources on Monday (13) announced its bid to appoint five new members to the partys Central Committee. MORE...

April 13, 2015  01:11 pm|

BOI recommends criminal prosecution of ex-SriLankan Airlines Chairman & CEO

BOI recommends criminal prosecution of ex-SriLankan Airlines Chairman & CEO

A Board of Inquiry has found shocking details of corruption running into billions of dollars, manipulations of service contracting, recruitment of unqualified staff and major security breaches at the SriLankan Airlines under the former government. MORE..

April 4, 2015  04:08 pm|

Government grants approval to construct breakwater of Colombo Port City

Government grants approval to construct breakwater of Colombo Port City

Sri Lankas cabinet on Wednesday approved the construction of a breakwater for a Chinese funded port city project which had been suspended by the government earlier this month. MORE...

March 19, 2015  03:19 pm|

Arjuna accepts SLFP membership

Arjuna accepts SLFP membership

Democratic National Alliance MP Arjuna Ranatunga says that he has accepted the membership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). MORE...

March 18, 2015  01:59 pm|

Arjuna dismayed by delay in punishment

Arjuna dismayed by delay in punishment

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga today expressed dismay at the delay in punishing of corrupt officials charged with misconduct under the previous regime. MORE..

February 20, 2015  11:35 am|

MSD officer remanded over assaulting incident

MSD officer remanded over assaulting incident

The Wattala Magistrate on Tuesday (22) remanded an Inspector attached to the Ministerial Security Division (MSD) for allegedly assaulting a person in Mahabage in July, 2014. MORE...

February 17, 2015  06:34 pm|

State Minister Faizer Mustapha resigns

State Minister Faizer Mustapha resigns

Parliamentarian Faizer Mustapha has tendered his resignation as State Minister of Aviation, this morning. Mustapha told Ada Derana, however, he will continue to support the President Maithripala Sirisena though he resigned from the ministerial portfolio. MORE...

February 9, 2015  01:00 pm|

State Minister Faizer Mustapha resigns?

State Minister Faizer Mustapha resigns?

Parliamentarian Faizer Mustapha has tendered his resignation as State Minister of Aviation and has flown overseas, this afternoon, a source close to the Government said.

February 1, 2015  03:09 pm|

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