President Maithripala Sirisena has vested additional powers with the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.
The case filed against a former senior police official over the killing of national ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen has been fixed for further hearing on October 23, by the Colombo High Court.
Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando has been granted bail after appealing his five-year prison sentence over the toy pistol' case for threatening a group of Parliamentarians in 2014.
Former Minister Johnston Fernando's revision petition in a corruption case against him has been fixed for hearing on November 27 by the Appeal Court.
Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) Sunil Handunnetti today (23) asked the Speaker to allow officials from the Attorney General's Department to attend COPE sessions as observers.
The final report of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) Investigating the Easter Sunday attacks was presented to Parliament this morning (23).
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing state sector corruption.
Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has challenged rival candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for a live television debate in the run-up to the upcoming presidential poll.
Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando have been remanded until November 6 upon orders issued by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's court.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is set to convene a special meeting today (Oct 23) to decide on its stance concerning the presidential election.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera will submit a vote-on account (interim budget) for the first quarter of 2020, in Parliament today (Oct 23).
An Indian national has been sentenced to life imprisonment over a narcotic offence by the Negombo High Court yesterday (Oct 22).