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Rishad Bathiudeen's brother remanded

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Rifkhan Bathiudeen, the brother of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) was yesterday remanded till February 6 by C... Read More


Legal action against renting of Agriculture Ministry building for Rs.23m per month

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The Agriculture Ministry is in the process of taking legal measures against the renting of the building at Rajagiriya for the Agriculture Ministry paying a monthly rental of Rs 2... Read More


Cabinet nod to attract more foreign students here

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal made by Higher Education, Technology and Innovation Minister to take necessary measures to attract foreign and non-residential stud... Read More


UNP will not support 19A abolition - MP Range Bandara

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The UNP categorically stated yesterday that it would not support the proposed abolition of the 19th Amendment. "This is a prelude to making autocratic leaders," UNP MP Palitha R... Read More


Ex-Zonal Education Director gets 10 years RI

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- A former Nikaweratiya Zonal Education Director who was found guilty for soliciting and accepting a bribe of Rs.200,000 was sentenced to 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment by the Colo... Read More


Ranjan's phone recordings not tabled in Parliament - Deputy Speaker

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ananda Kumarasiri yesterday announced that United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake has not tabled any recordings of his phone c... Read More


UNP MP released on bail

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Puttalam District UNP Parliamentarian Walimuni Mendis Abeysekara Shantha Sisira Kumara who was in remand custody for over three months was ordered to be released on bail by Chila... Read More


Dilshani seeks help

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- H.M.D. Dilshani (29) of 342 Wellethota, Matara, has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease and needs an urgent kidney transplant. She seeks an O positive or O negative kidne... Read More


Hambantota women empowered - Minister Chamal Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Mahaweli Development, Agriculture and Trade Minister and Defence State Minister Chamal Rajapaksa addressing the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Hambantota Women's Developmen... Read More


First Capital Treasuries announces Rs 750 mn debenture issue

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- First Capital Treasuries PLC the primary dealer arm and a subsidiary of First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group), has announced that it intends to issue listed, rated, subordinated... Read More