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SC refuses to stay Order on Mahinda's appeal

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- The Supreme Court three-judge-Bench comprising Justice Eva Wanasundara, Buwaneka Aluvihare and Justice Vijith K. Malalgoda yesterday unanimously refused to set aside the Interim ... Read More


Contempt of Court case filed against former Chief Justice

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- A Contempt of Court case was yesterday filed in the Supreme Court against former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva. This petition had been filed by Senior Prof. Chandraguptha Thenuw... Read More


UNF discusses new Cabinet, Ravi likely to be Finance Minister

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- It is claimed that leaders of the United National Front had held several discussions with regard to forming the new Cabinet tomorrow. Respecting the promise Ranil Wickremesinghe... Read More


UPFA MPs to attend Parliament

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- UPFA Matara District Parliamentarian Kanchana Wijesekera yesterday said that the group of UPFA Parliamentarians had decided to attend Parliament sessions scheduled to be held on ... Read More


Two more Navy personnel arrested

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had arrested two more Navy personnel in connection with the abduction of the 11 youth in 2008 and 2009. They were taken into custody b... Read More


SC ruling, a victory for the people - JVP

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- A wrongful decision of the Executive was reversed by the judiciary for the first time in the country's history, JVP MP Vijitha Herath said. Speaking at a press conference at the... Read More


SLPP urges IGP to take action against culprits

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Sri Lanka Podujana Tharuna Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday urged the Inspector General of Police to take immediate measures to institute legal action against those who forcefully attem... Read More


MAHINDA RESIGNS, RANIL PM TOMORROW

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Ranil Wickremesinghe will be sworn in as Prime Minister tomorrow (16) at 10 am along with his new Cabinet. Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign from the Prime Mi... Read More


Action against any UNPer involved - MP Bandara

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- UNP MP Nalin Bandara said yesterday that they will take action against any UNPer found to be involved in the incident outside Lake House on Thursday evening. Addressing a media ... Read More


Two months sufficient to hold election - Deshapriya

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said two-month duration is enough to hold an election. He said three elections have to be held in 2020. He was speaking to the m... Read More