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Jobs for 100,000 unskilled youth

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- The Government's ambitious programme to mobilise the country's cohort of unskilled youth has got under way with the announcement of implementation mechanism yesterday. All recru... Read More


Former govt's inconsistencies proved at Geneva HRC

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Sri Lanka's inconsistent policy on addressing alleged human rights violations was exposed when former Minister Tilak Marapana told the Human Rights Council in Geneva that the gov... Read More


Shani summoned to CID today

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Former CID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara under interdiction over investigations conducted in connection with the Swiss Embassy employee Garniar Banister has been summoned to the ... Read More


Patali's driver gives confidential statement

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Dilum Thusitha Kumara, the driver of former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka made a confidential statement before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court yesterday. Kumara had ear... Read More


MPs obtain Forensic Audit Report on Treasury Bond issue

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Members of Parliament yesterday (22) obtained the Forensic Audit Report on the Treasury bond issuances of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka during the period from 2002 to February 28... Read More


Over 150,000 recordings stored in bank - Ranjan

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake requested two days bail for him to table all evidence in his possession. He said it is difficult to submit the said material as he is in remand and do no... Read More


UNP undecided on Ranjan's nomination yet - Kiriella

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- The UNP has not yet taken a decision on giving nominations to former State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake as legal proceedings are ongoing, MP Lakshman Kiriella said yesterday. Raman... Read More


UNP MP Dr. Jayampathi resigns

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- UNP national list MP Dr. Jayampathi Wickremaratne has resigned from his MP post from January 20. Parliament Secretary General Dhammika Dasanayake announced his resignation yester... Read More


Indictments on 14 accused in 2008 youth abduction case

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Indictments will be served on 14 accused in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth between 2008 and 2009 before the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar today (23... Read More


Soldier held for Jaffna Uni student's murder

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- A soldier was arrested in Jaffna yesterday for murdering a Jaffna University medical student who was alleged to have been in a relationship with. According to sources, the arres... Read More