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Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

Colombo JMO granted bai

Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) Prof.Ananda Samarasekara surrendered to courts  over the alleged murder of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen granted bail. The CID conducting investigations into the murder of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen on October 2 sought a warrant for the arrest of Prof.Ananda Samarasekara over the …

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Railway employees to go on strike

Railway Department employees announced that a strike will be staged from midnight tomorrow (20), in wake of the government not meeting several promises made to Railway department Trade Unions on employee salary allowances. The Secretary of the Locomotive Operating Engineers Union Indika Dodangoda stated that train drivers, railway controllers and …

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Mahinda to take action against Namal

UPFA General Secretary Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterday said he would complain to the Attorney General and Chief Justice seeking an investigation into a statement made by MP Namal Rajapaksa and his lawyer Premanath C. Dolawatta. Amaraweera said MP Rajapaksa and his lawyer had told the …

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Bond Commission requests President for term extension

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating into the issuance of Treasury bonds requested the President to extend their term period as the commission yesterday (17) completed recording evidence which commenced on January 27,2017. The request has been made as to continue the proceeding of the Commission, Secretary of the Commission, …

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka

Pakistan won the 3rd One Day International against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets and secured series win with two matches remaining. Sri Lanka scored 208. Pakistan scored 209 for three wickets in 42.3 overs. Imam-Ul-Haq scored a century.

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