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Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

Geetha unseated

The Supreme Court today upheld the ruling delivered by the Appeals Court that UPFA MP Geetha Kumarasinghe cannot hold a seat in Parliament due to her duel citizenship. In May, the Court of Appeal ruled that Kumarasinghe is disqualified to be a Member of Parliament as she is a holder …

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SAITM will not be abolished or nationalised – Rajitha

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday that if the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) did not agree to the reasonable and practical solution that had been put forward to resolve the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) issue its hidden agenda would be proved beyond doubt.   He …

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More funds for local bodies

With the increase in the number of members of local government bodies under the new electoral system, the government would have to allocate additional funds to them, Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Musthapha said yesterday.   Addressing the media after signing a gazette notification as regards the number …

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Aussie PM arrives

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrived in Sri Lanka for an official visit. During his visit he will meet President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and several other key persons in Sri Lanka. Due to visit several traffic arrangement have introduced.

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