The stock market mafia is trying to get Nalaka Godahewa appointed as the new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman to fill the vacancy created by Thilak Karunaratne’s resignation.
Youth Affairs Minister Dullas Alahapperuma says there is no need to pay special attention to the increasing number of child abuse and raping of women since it was a normal scenario.
The President is working towards appointing Minster S.M. Chandrasena’s brother, S.M. Ranjith as the Chief Minister of the North Central Province in place former Chief Minister Berty Premalal Dissanayake, who is also aiming at the post. Therefore, a special operation has commenced against Berty Premalal Dissanayake through the Elections Department.
Following the attack on the Eezham Tamil prisoners in Vauniyaa resulting in the death of two and injury of many, details of the case of a new attack in the Galle prison last week, leaving a prisoner in coma status and others suspectedly injured, have started trickling out now.
COLOMBO — Senior envoy Yasushi Akashi has told Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa that Japan is willing to help his country improve relations with the West, which have been strained over human rights and war crimes accountability issues.
The UNP has decided to request for the Speaker’s permission to summon Presidential Secretary, Lalith Weeratunge’s companion Indrani Sugathadasa before the COPE.
A young UNP parliamentarian has decided to ask for permission to summon Sugathadasa before COPE in order to question about several irregular transactions that have allegedly taken place during her tenure as the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa’s rugby coach, millionaire businessman and racketeer, Asanga Seneviratne has brought over The Sunday Leader newspaper that was established by the late Lasantha Wickrematunge even by sacrificing his life. It is learnt that the transaction has been finalized.
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) that carries out bu8siness amounting to millions of rupees annually has reportedly not presented its audit reports to parliament for six years.
The media reports that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had asked the IGP not to take any legal action against criticism or false allegations leveled against is now being proven false.
The Sri Lanka Customs and Inland Revenue Department have seized a stock a barrels containing spirit to manufacture alcohol illegally imported by Randenigala Distillers. However, a directive has been issued from a higher office to immediately stop the relevant investigations.
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has challenged the GoSL to explain its decision to put off elections to Northern Provincial Council till September next year until completion of resettlement of the war displaced.
Former Foreign Affairs Minister Rohitha Bogoillagama is to re-join the UNP, according to sources from the UNP headquarters.
Bogollagama was one of UNP Leader Ranil Wickrmeesinghe’s close friends and even after defecting to the government on an invitation by then President Chandrika Kumaratunge, he continued to keep in touch with Wickremesinghe.
Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka has requested for the help of several opposition political leaders to bring Anoma Fonseka as the Chief Ministerial candidate at the next Western Provincial Council (WPC) election, it is learnt.
The President is angered by the statement made by JHU Leader, Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero that the police after conducting an investigation for five months following theft at the National Museum located in a high security area had only managed to arrest a group of drug addicts, sources from temple Trees said.
A Chinese firm which designed Sri Lanka's only coal power plant said recent repeated failures were due to over-utilisation of the plant without annual maintenance, after an extended drought reduced 85 percent of the country's hydro power generation.