Gotabhaya, 6 others granted bail


Colombo Chief Magistrate granted former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Avant Garde Maritime Services Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi and five others bail.

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New Zealand's Green party wants Key to discuss rights issues with PM Wickremesinghe


The Green Party in New Zealand is calling on the country's prime minister John Key to have an open and honest discussion about human rights with the  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at their meeting tomorrow, a statement by the group said.

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Registration of Deaths Act : Full Text


The  Registration of Deaths (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill, which provides for the issuing of  certificates of absence in lieu of death certificates to  relatives of missing persons , has been certified by Speaker Karu Jayasuirya.

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Protest against Vigneswaran held in Vavuniya


A protest against certain statements made by Northern Province Chief Minister C.

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Wave energy firm signs MoU for commercial wave and microgrid projects


Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a Sri Lankan company for commercial wave and microgrid projects in the country, the West Australian reported.

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Cabinet approves increased VAT on cigarettes


Cabinet has approved  15 % Value Added Tax (VAT) and  Rs.

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Avant Garde Case: Gota and others appear in court


Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Nissanaka Senadhipathi and six others appeared in the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court this morning in response to notices issued by the Chief Magistrate.

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Chanuka Ratwatte further remanded


Son of former Minister Anuruddha Ratwatte, Chanuka Ratwatte, was further remanded today till September 30 over alleged financial fraud.

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UPFA MP Jayantha Samaraweera remanded till Oct 5


Update : UPFA MP Jayantha Samaraweera, who was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID), has been remanded till October 05 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court.

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