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Govt gives undertaking to provide clinical training for SAITM students

Govt gives undertaking to provide clinical training for SAITM students

The Ministry of Health today gave an undertaking to the Supreme Court to provide clinical training to the students of the Private Medical College in Malabe at the Avissawella Base Hospital and the Kaduwela MOH. MORE..

December 15, 2015  01:48 pm|

No justifiable reasons to arrest Tiran Alles: SC determines

No justifiable reasons to arrest Tiran Alles: SC determines

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (2) determined that no justifiable reasons to arrest former MP Tiran Alles; cannot be arrested until final determination of the Fundamental Rights petition filed by him. MORE...

September 2, 2015  11:04 am|

Govt to pay the Golden Key depositors from Friday

Govt to pay the Golden Key depositors from Friday

The government is to begin the disbursement of payment to the deposit holders of the defunct Golden Key Credit Card Company Ltd (GK) from Friday (July 24). MORE..

July 23, 2015  09:55 am|

Judge declines to give statement over assault complaint

Judge declines to give statement over assault complaint

A Supreme Court Judge has declined to give a statement to the police in connection with accusations of assaulting a female servant in his employment. MORE..

June 30, 2015  10:19 am|

Petitions against FCID and Sajith postponed

Petitions against FCID and Sajith postponed

The Court of Appeals today postponed considering the petition filed against the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID), until July 07. MORE..

June 17, 2015  01:52 pm|

AG halts Tirans arrest

AG halts Tirans arrest

The Attorney General on Wednesday (27) halted the arrest of Parliamentarian Tiran Alles until the Fundamental Rights petition filed by the Parliamentarian at the Supreme Court is heard again. MORE...

May 27, 2015  01:38 pm|

Stay order on full-face helmets extended

Stay order on full-face helmets extended

The Court of Appeal on Monday (18) extended the stay order against the ban of full-face helmets till July 2. MORE...

May 18, 2015  11:10 am|

SC stays return of lands to Sampur Tamils

SC stays return of lands to Sampur Tamils

The Supreme Court has stayed a bid by the Sirisena government to return 818 acres of land at Sampur in the Eastern Province to Tamils from whom the lands were seized during Eelam War IV.MORE..

May 17, 2015  09:14 am|

Gotas FR: Ranil points to defect in court order

Gotas FR: Ranil points to defect in court order

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that a defect may exist with regard to the recent Supreme Court order, preventing the arrest of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, because such a stay order requires a minimum of three judges. MORE..

May 15, 2015  05:25 pm|

SC issues order preventing Gotas arrest

SC issues order preventing Gotas arrest

The Supreme Court today issued an interim order preventing the arrest of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, until the determination of the FR petition filed by him. MORE..

May 13, 2015  02:50 pm|

SC judge steps down from bench hearing Gotas FR

SC judge steps down from bench hearing Gotas FR

Supreme Court Judge Buwaneka Aluwihare says that he will withdraw from the bench considering the fundamental rights (FR) petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. MORE..

May 13, 2015  11:32 am|

SC rejects FR against Arjuna Mahendran

SC rejects FR against Arjuna Mahendran

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka today rejected the Fundamental Rights (FR) petition seeking an independent inquiry into the controversial Central Bank Treasury bond issue and its Governor Arjuna Mahendran. MORE...

May 13, 2015  11:12 am|

Even the best constitution can be wrongly implemented - GL

Even the best constitution can be wrongly implemented - GL

Former External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris says that the passage of the 19th amendment is not the massive constitutional revolution believed by certain sections of the public. MORE..

May 1, 2015  06:13 pm|

19th amendment hits another roadblock?

19th amendment hits another roadblock?

(UPDATE): The Parliamentary session was extended by one hour due to the discussion between Party Leaders with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa. MORE..

April 28, 2015  05:11 pm|

19A to be presented on April 20; Parliament dissolved after

19A to be presented on April 20; Parliament dissolved after

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be presented to Parliament on the 20th of April and that Parliament will be dissolved once the 19th Amendment is passed. MORE..

April 9, 2015  02:59 pm|

SC determines 19th Amendment consistent with Constitution

SC determines 19th Amendment consistent with Constitution

The Supreme Court has determined that the 19th Amendment is consistent with the constitution and that, however, certain sections require a referendum, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa informed Parliament today. MORE..

April 9, 2015  01:21 pm|

Dinesh to get Opposition Leader post?

Dinesh to get Opposition Leader post?

A proposal signed by some 60 Parliamentarians, requesting to appoint Mahajana Eksath Peramuna leader Dinesh Gunawardena as the Opposition Leader, has been handed over to the Speaker, former Minister T.B. Ekanayake told Ada Derana. MORE...

April 7, 2015  01:05 pm|

SC upholds death penalty for Angulana double murder

SC upholds death penalty for Angulana double murder

The Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence handed down to 4 persons including the former Angulana OIC for the murder of two youths in August 2009. MORE..

March 25, 2015  11:15 pm|

Tissa files petition against expulsion from UNP

Tissa files petition against expulsion from UNP

Former Health Minister Tissa Attanayake today filed a petition before the Supreme Court challenging the cancellation of his party membership by the United National Party (UNP). MORE..

March 6, 2015  04:06 pm|

SC issues stay order on Pudukuduirippu, Maritimepattu polls

SC issues stay order on Pudukuduirippu, Maritimepattu polls

The Supreme Court today issued a stay order preventing the holding of elections for Maritimepattu and Pudukuduirippu Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Mullaittivu District until March 27. MORE..

February 27, 2015  01:06 pm|

SC bars deportation of Kumar Gunaratnam until Feb 18

SC bars deportation of Kumar Gunaratnam until Feb 18

The Supreme Court today instructed immigration authorities not to take measures to deport Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) central committee member Premakumar Kumar Gunaratnam, until February 18. MORE..

February 13, 2015  02:48 pm|

Authorities told not to deport Kumar Gunaratnam

Authorities told not to deport Kumar Gunaratnam

The Supreme Court today directed authorities not to take steps to deport Frontline Socialists Party (FSP) central committee member Premakumar Kumar Gunaratnam, until February 13. MORE..

February 10, 2015  12:27 pm|

K. Sripavan sworn in as Chief Justice

K. Sripavan sworn in as Chief Justice

Justice K. Sripavan today took oaths as the 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

January 30, 2015  07:35 pm|

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