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Company to pay Rs.340 mn for tanker fire douse

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- The Greek company that owns the fire stricken crude oil tanker 'MT New Diamond' vessel has agreed to pay Rs.340 million as initial compensation to local companies involved in ex... Read More


PCoI cautions former President, his personal secretary, auxiliary bishops over media releases

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday attacks yesterday cautioned former President Maithripala Sirisena, his personal secretary and the three A... Read More


Former President must take responsibility for Easter attacks - Pujith

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara yesterday testifying before the Presidential Commission of inquiry probing the Easter Sunday Attacks strongly stated ... Read More


Stick to your lanes or face fines

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- As a solution to the heavy traffic congestion, the re-introduced traffic lane law will be strictly enforced and legal action will be taken against drivers who violate traffic la... Read More


AG submits Rs.340 mn interim claim to 'MT New Diamond' owners

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- Attorney General Dappula De Livera had yesterday submitted an interim claim for Rs.340 million to the owners of the blazed crude oil tanker 'MT New Diamond' vessel for cost incu... Read More


Cash rewards for Police informants increased

Sri Lanka, Sept. 12 -- The Police have increased the amounts paid as rewards to Police officers and private informants assisting in operations to arrest suspects with illegal firearms. "Accordingly, ... Read More


Tow New Diamond away from SL Coast - AG

Sri Lanka, Sept. 10 -- Attorney General Dappula De Livera had yesterday instructed to submit the Government Analyst's opinion on the possible damage to the seas and marine life arising from the blazin... Read More


Move vessel away from Sri Lanka: AG

Sri Lanka, Sept. 9 -- Attorney General Dappula De Livera has paid special attention to move the blazing crude oil tanker 'MT New Diamond' vessel lying in Eastern seas out of Sri Lankan waters. Attorn... Read More


AG instructs relevant bodies on legal action

Sri Lanka, Sept. 7 -- Attorney General Dappula De Livera held a meeting with the relevant parties to review and advise on issues arising from the fire aboard the Crude oil tanker 'MT New Diamond' Vess... Read More


Colombo HC stays proceedings in Avant Garde case

Sri Lanka, Sept. 5 -- The Colombo High Court was Thursday ordered to stay the proceedings of the case filed against Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Yapa Senadhipathi and Major General Palitha Fernando i... Read More