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Law to stop corruption in sports in Parliament on Monday

Parliament will have a Special Sitting on Monday, Nov 11 November to debate a Bill on Prevention of Offences in Sports an important proposed law to crack down on corruption in sports.

CMEV demands that NEC address disenfranchisement

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) is demanding that the National Election Commission address complaints made by voters in the Colombo District that they have been disenfranchised by Grama Niladharis who have omitted them from voters’ lists.

President’s retirement benefits will cost Rs. 360mn over 20 years – TISL

TISL has urged the Cabinet to immediately reconsider a decision to allow President Maithripala Sirisena to retain his official residence upon retirement.

COPE report on 23 enterprises out on Wednesday

The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE) will release its report on 23 state sector organisations on Wednesday

Gota free to fly to S’pore

Releasing his passport, the Special High Court permitted SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (3) to travel to Singapore for a purported medical checkup.

Water filters serving kidney patients breaking down

Five Water Filtration Systems owned by the North Central Provincial Council used by kidney patients problems have broken down 11 times already this year

Final PCoI report on fraud & corruption handed over to President

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to probe fraud and corruption in state institutes under the Yahapalana Government handed over its final report to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday.

Dilrukshi interdicted

Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe, mired in controversy over a leaked telephone conversation with the Avant-Garde Chairman, was interdicted today.

Parliament orders inquiry into vehicle import racket

“Specialized vehicles” that are being imported at lower taxes are being modified and registered at higher value vehicles caused a loss of Rs 243 million

Dilrukshi must be interdicted – G.L Peiris

SLPP Chairman Prof G.L Peiris said that Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe must immediately be interdicted from her job.

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