A Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) today (Sept 20) advised former minister Duminda Dissanayake to consider Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's testimony as an example to provide answers in a composed manner.
Three more Presidential nominees today (Sept 20) made their cash deposits to contest at the upcoming presidential election on November 16, the Elections Secretariat said.
More than 600 families of missing persons will receive an interim monthly allowance of Rs 6000 from November until the Office of Reparations provides compensation, the Finance Ministry said.
Special Police Operation Centres have been set-up in each Police Division since yesterday (Sept 19) in keeping with the upcoming Presidential elections, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to call off the proposed alliance with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) if talks fail next week, SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has denied media reports that he had made a written request to be made a Presidential candidate.
Sri Lanka today (Sept 20) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldives to relax legal consequences faced by fishermen if apprehended poaching in each other's maritime boundaries.
Individuals who feel that they cannot cast their vote at their polling centre during the presidential elections can request to vote at another polling booth, the Elections Commission said today (Sept 20).
Three suspects who had allegedly abducted the Director of a Co-operative Society in Urubokka have been arrested in Piliyandala, police said.
The Appeal Court's interim order preventing imported waste containers from being transported into the country has been extended until October 21.
The fundamental rights petition filed against the President's decision to bring the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) under the Ministry of Defence has been fixed for September 27 by the Supreme Court.
The All Ceylon Samurdhi Officers Union took part in a protest near the Parliament Roundabout in Battaramulla.