President vests additional powers with PCoI probing Easter Sunday attacks

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President Maithripala Sirisena has vested additional powers with the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.

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Case over Thajudeen killing to be heard further on Oct 23

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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.

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Hambantota Mayor granted bail over 'toy pistol' case

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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.

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Johnston's revision petition in corruption case fixed for Nov 27 at Appeal Court

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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.

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Allow AG's Dept. to observe COPE proceedings - Handunnetti

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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.

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Easter Sunday attacks: PSC presents final report

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The final report of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) Investigating the Easter Sunday attacks was presented to Parliament this morning (23).

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Ranil arrives before Presidential Commission

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing state sector corruption.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019   - 36   - 0 MORE


Sajith challenges Gotabhaya for live television debate

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Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has challenged rival candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for a live television debate in the run-up to the upcoming presidential poll.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019   - 117   - 1 MORE


Pujith, Hemasiri further remanded until Nov 6

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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.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019   - 27   - 0 MORE


TNA to meet and decide stance on presidential election today

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is set to convene a special meeting today (Oct 23) to decide on its stance concerning the presidential election.

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Finance Minister to submit interim budget in Parliament today

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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera will submit a vote-on account (interim budget) for the first quarter of 2020, in Parliament today (Oct 23).

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Indian National receives life imprisonment over narcotic offence

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An Indian national has been sentenced to life imprisonment over a narcotic offence by the Negombo High Court yesterday (Oct 22).

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