The Divisional Secretary of the Akurana Pradeshiya Sabha Sanifa Mohommad was arrested by the officials of the Bribery Commission today for accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000, Police said.
Colombo High Court Judge Sunil Rajapaksha directed the Terrorist Investigation Division to rehabilitate K.P. Lankasewaran who had acted as the legal draftsman for the LTTE.
External Affairs Minister Prof.G.L. Peiris on yesterday said that the government believes economic development is a crucial component of wider reconciliation.
Singaporean Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam is visiting Sri Lanka on May 26-June 2, leading a powerful business delegation, officials said on Wednesday.
The businessmen are from the Singapore Business Federation (SBF). “One of the key expectations of the delegation is to establish mutually beneficial relationships with key Government officials as well as the Sri Lankan business community during this visit,” the organisers of the vist, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) said in a statement. –Ends -
The Supreme Court refused to grant Leave to Proceed with Fundamental
Rights application that was filed against the blocking of five news
websites by the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC).
The court noted that it saw basis to inquire into the alleged rights
violations as claimed.
Free Media Movement complained to the court that five news websites
namely www.srilankamirror.com, www.srilankaguardian.org,
www.lankawaynews.com, www.lankanewsweb, and paparacinews.com were
blocked by TRC on November 06, 2011.
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