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Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein yesterday urged the Sri Lankan Government to accelerate the pace of fulfilling all the obligations in the consensual resolution HRC 30/1 adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in October 2015.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 06:26

Aloysius summoned to testify tomorrow

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to inquire into the controversial bond issuance of February 2015 yesterday summoned the former Director of Perpetual Treasuries Ltd. (PTL) Arjun Aloysius to appear before the commission tomorrow in order to testify as a witness.

The state doctors’ trade union, Government Medical Officers’ Association announced that it will launch district wise one-day token strikes from today to oppose the Presidential Committee appointed to look into the SAITM issue.

MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has demanded Rs.500 million as compensation from Centre for Human Rights (CHR) Executive Director Keerthi Tennakoon for defaming him by making false statements during a news conference on August 5.

Monday, 11 September 2017 19:43

Lalith and Palpita appeal against HC verdict

An appeal has been filed against the High Court verdict by the Lawyers of former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga and Anusha Palpita the former director general of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.

More Australian students than ever before will head to Sri Lanka next year under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan mobility program.

President Maithripala Sirisena said a Gazette Notification will be issued under existing laws to give all private lands which are not cultivated to those who are willing to cultivate them.

Monday, 11 September 2017 06:38

UNP, SLFP to part ways at next GE – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe indicated that United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will contest separately at the next General Election(GE).Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe indicated that United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will contest separately at the next General Election(GE).

Monday, 11 September 2017 06:36

MR to contest polls from SLPP

Several parliamentarians who represent the consensual Government will join the Joint Opposition (JO) before the next Provincial Council Elections, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed.

Monday, 11 September 2017 06:33

SLMC to go it alone in N&E

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided to contest the Local Government Elections in the Northern and Eastern Provinces separately and the rest of the provinces jointly with the United National Party (UNP).The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided to contest the Local Government Elections in the Northern and Eastern Provinces separately and the rest of the provinces jointly with the United National Party (UNP).

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