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SC prevents Royal Park convict from travelling overseas

The Supreme Court has issued an interim injunction preventing recently pardoned Royal Park murder convict Shramantha Jude Jayamaha from travelling overseas.


Gota petition dismissed; Pohottuwa “very happy”

A three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a short while ago the writ petition challenging presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa's citizenship.


SLRC gazette challenged in Supreme Court

Political activists Dambara Amila Thero and Prof. Chandragupta Thenuwara filed a fundamental rights petition in the Supreme Court today against the SLRC handover.


I’m the only President who didn’t meddle with the judiciary – Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena claimed yesterday that he is the only President in Sri Lankan history to have not been accused of interfering with the judiciary.


Parliamentary Vote on Bill against Death Penalty soon

UNP MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda, who tabled a Private Member’s Bill to abolish death penalty said that a parliamentary vote will soon be carried out to abolish the death penalty as the time given to raise objections against the Bill before the Court is now over.


Sumanthiran files a petition to Supreme Court

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran has filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to intervene as the President is not legally allowed to call a provincial council election under the old system without limitation.


Top court orders Medical Council to register SAITM Grads

Delivering a comprehensive Judgment, the Supreme Court yesterday July 30 ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council to provisionally register SAITM medical graduates as Medical Practitioners in terms of 29(2) of the Medical Ordinance.


Ranjan will apologise to court – Attorney

Actor-Politico State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake intends to apologise to the court, his attorney said when the Supreme Court (SC) today served a charge sheet (ruling) on him yesterday July 30


Gota gets another reprieve from corruption trial

Gotabaya Rajapaksa got another reprieve from facing his misappropriation trial when the Supreme Court ordered that the trial which was to begin tomorrow 26 July be stopped until the apex court rules on an appeal filed by the accused.


Supreme court orders SLMC to register students with recognised foreign degrees

The Supreme Court had ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to register students with medical degrees from recognised foreign universities and who have passed the SLMC examination, for the medical profession in Sri Lanka.


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