Chanuka Ratwatte further remanded


Son of former Minister Anuruddha Ratwatte, Chanuka Ratwatte, was further remanded today till September 30 over alleged financial fraud.

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UPFA MP Jayantha Samaraweera remanded till Oct 5


Update : UPFA MP Jayantha Samaraweera, who was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID), has been remanded till October 05 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court.

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Ravi Karunanayake noticed to appear in court


The Court of Appeal has issued notices to Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and 13 others to appear in court on October 12 with regard to a petition filed by six Buddhist monks.

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Yoshitha granted permission to travel overseas


The High Court today granted permission to Yoshitha Rajapaksa to travel overseas for one month to receive medical treatment.

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FCID arrests UPFA MP Samaraweera


United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Jatabtga Samaraweera has been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID).

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No timeframe to conclude talks on ECTA - Indian minister


Indian Minister for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, who concluded a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka yesterday, held a media briefing in Colombo last evening.

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Attempt to smuggle sea cucumber to SL foiled


About 200 kg of sea cucumber, an endangered coral reef species, which was meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka was seized at Mandapam near here and two youths arrested in this connection, marine police said.

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Large stock of LTTE hardware found from well


A stock military hardware suspected to have belonged to the LTTE have been unearthed from a well in Thelippalai, Kurumbansetti.

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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93


The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93, BBC reported.

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