People's Bank (Amendment) Bill was passed in Parliament this afternoon with amendments.
The Government Analyst's Department today (Sept 19) said it had conducted a voice test on alleged underworld criminal 'Kanjipaani Imran' who has been accused of threatening a police officer.
Thirteen suspects including underworld figure 'Kudu Roshan' have been further remanded until October 3 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Kanchana Neranjana De Silva today (Sept 10).
Traffic will be restricted along Bonjean Road and 6th Lane in Kotahena beginning from tomorrow and during the next few days, the Police said.
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank (CB) has decided to cancel the licence issued to crisis-hit TKS Finance Ltd (TKSF) with immediate effect – from September 19 as there are no valid reasons for its continuation based on the crisis it is facing.
All District Returning Officers,Deputy and Assistant Election Commissioners have been asked to report to the Election Commission office tomorrow (Sept 20) to discuss the preparations for the Presidential election.
A special Cabinet meeting is scheduled to be held this afternoon under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, Presidential Secretariat sources said.
The Parliamentary debate on the People's Bank (Amendment) Bill will take place today (19).
The Election Commission (EC) said that it will issue a gazette tonight barring politicians from carrying out certain activities which could give them an undue advantage prior to the Presidential elections.
An Indian national has been arrested with narcotics worth Rs 900,000 at the Bandaranaike International Airport today (Sept 19).
Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 05 Indian fishermen along with their fishing trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters yesterday ( September 18).
The Elections Secretariat stated that accepting of deposits for the Presidential Election will commence from today (Sept 19).