• Special GM called for to remove BASL President - November 21, 2018

    A Special General Meeting has been sought by some members of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) to remove the BASL President. A Resolution has been signed calling for the meeting to remove BASL President U.R. de Silva. So far 150 members of the BASL have signed the resolution.

  • UNF submits another motion to Parliament to stop salaries of Ministers - November 21, 2018

    The  United National Front (UNF) has submitted a another motion to Parliament seeking the suspension of salaries for the newly appointed Ministers and their staff from November 15th as the Parliament Hansard of November 15th has been printed stating that the new cabinet is not accepted and stands dissolved. The[…]

  • Sri Lanka vs other beneficiaries of IMF’s Extended Fund Facility - November 21, 2018

    By Madhusha Thavapalakumar With less than a year left for Sri Lanka to conclude its three year bailout under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suspended the disbursement of its sixth tranche of $ 250 million of the loan, owing to the prevailing economic instability in[…]

  • Vasantha Senanayake attends cabinet meeting - November 21, 2018

    United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Vasantha Senanayake, who last week announced his support to Ranil Wickremesinghe, today attended the cabinet meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, reports said.

  • Speaker’s office says letter to CJ is fake - November 21, 2018

    The Office of the Speaker has denied the authenticity of a letter circulating on social media sites that had allegedly been sent by Speaker Karu Jayasiriya to Chief Justice Nalin Perera seeking the Supreme Court’s opinion on whether President Maithripala Sirisena was temporarily unable to exercise, perform and discharge the powers,[…]

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