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Ranjangate: The next stage begins

Why we all should be afraid of Ranjan Rmanayake has done


Court orders AG to probe how Ranjan’s tapes were leaked

A magistrate has ordered the Attorney General to investigate how recordings of telephone conversations seized from the residence of Actor-politician Ranjan Ramanayake by police have been released to the public domain.


CBK was removed as SLFP’s Attanagalle organiser last Nov-Rohana Lakshman

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) removed former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and other organisers who attended a rebel party convention last November, Prof Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa told RepublicNext today Jan 17.


UNP crisis worsens

The crisis in the main opposition United National Party shows no sign of ending after a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Group ended in a farcical vote to choose a new party leader.


Amnesty Int’l concerned over alleged harassment of journalists, activists

Amnesty International has expressed concern over alleged harassment and intimidation of journalists, media outlets and human rights activsits in Sri Lanka.


Iraj cruises to Tourism Promotion board of directors?

Musician and YouTuber Iraj Weeraratne has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.


Dr Shafi not reinstated-Pubic Service Commission

The Public Service Commission states that no final decision has been made with regard to the request made by Dr Shafi Shihabdeen to reinstate his service.


GMOA, other unions gone quiet as their political objectives were met – UNP

The GMOA and other groups bitterly critical of the previous government are suspiciously quiet on the shortcomings of the new administration, the UNP said.


CJ should investigate politically influenced verdicts – Keheliya

The Chief Justice should conduct an independent investigation on politically influenced verdicts, Co-Government Spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said.


Development Task Force on the way with 100,000 jobs as promised – Bandula

The Cabinet has approved a proposed mechanism for a Multi-Purpose Development Task Force aimed at providing 100,000 jobs to under-qualified youth from low-income families.


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