Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella will head a four member committee appointed by the UNP to probe allegations levelled by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake that there were Ministers and MPs who were cocaine users.
The State Veterninary Surgeons' Association (SVSA) has claimed that owing to the actions of the Health Minister the rabies prevention campaigns in the country are being sabotaged.
State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake has said that he is shocked over his party's decision to initiate investigations over his recent remarks on the alleged consumption of cocaine by Ministers and Parliamentarians.
The Attorney General and the Chairman of the Elections Commission will be called before the next party leader's meeting to discuss matters pertaining to the Provincial Council elections.
The case pertaining to the carbon dating reports of bone samples from the Mannar mass grave has been postponed until the hardcopy of all six bone samples can be produced before court.
The Appeal Court has announced that the Sri Lanka Cricket election would go ahead tomorrow (Feb 21) as planned.
Minister Kabir Hashim presented himself today at the CID Investigation Unit of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) probing allegations of large scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lankan Catering Ltd and Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
The road leading from Ceramic junction towards the Galle Face roundabout has been closed due to a protest march, police said.
Speaker Karu Jayasuirya appealed to all senior politicians that they should dedicate themselves for the sake of the country despite political differences.
A sub-inspector attached to the Special Task Force (STF) was arrested with another individual while transporting kerala cannabis worth Rs 500,000 today (Feb 20).
Speaker Karu Jaysuriya has condemned the recent attacks on an Indian Central Reserve Police Force convoy in Jammu and Kashmir.
The report on the carbon dating test which was carried out on bone samples from the mannar mass grave was submitted before the Mannar Magistrates Court today (Feb 20).