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CID knew about the Easter attacks – Wijeyadasa

Errant United National Front (UNF) MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe accused the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today of possessing prior knowledge of the Easter Sunday bombings.

PSC appearance not mandatory but will consider for national security – President

Though appearing before the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter attacks is at his discretion, he would “act accordingly”, the President said.

Ruwan fears sequel to October coup as Rupavahini deadlock continues

Mass Media Non-Cabinet Minister Ruwan Wijewardene yesterday suggested that the surprise takeover of Rupavahini could be the first step towards a second constitutional coup.

SLRC takeover shows ill-effects of executive presidency – Ashu

Bringing the SLRC under Defence Ministry control is one of many adverse effects of the executive presidency, UNP MP Prof Ashu Marasinghe said.

Ranil promises huge development for Jaffna

One hundred billion worth of projects that include regional airport, new Town Hall, Ports development, regional airport and industrial zone

Couldn’t declare assets on time due to confusion over submission place – Harin

Minister Harin Fernando claimed today that he was unable to handover his asset declaration documents on time due to confusion over the place of submission.

President took control of Rupavahini to save it from Ruwan- Dayasiri

General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Dayasiri Jayasekara said that President Maithripala Sirisena decided to take Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation under the purview of the Ministry of Defence to protect SLRC from the arbitrary decisions of the subject minister Ruwan Wijewardena.

Transparency International complains against Sajith and 7 Ministers

TISL filed complaint at the Bribery Commission this morning against Minister Sajith Premadasa and seven other Cabinet Ministers who failed to submit their Asset Declerations for the year 2018/19.

Making the best use of Sri Lanka’s strategic location

The challenge to Sri Lanka is how to maximize the benefit to itself from the competition between global powers in the Indian Ocean without being overwhelmed by pressures that may be brought to bear upon it.

Defence Ministry takes over Rupavahini – updated

The state-run Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation was brought under the purview of the Ministry of Defence today.

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