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Petition filed against LG delimitation Gazette

A petition has been filed with the Court of Appeal seeking to invalidate the Gazette notification issued on the Demarcation of wards of Local Authorities. It is said that  the petition has been submitted by six citizens with voting rights, who are residents of Colombo, Kandy, Hali-Ela, Matara and Embilipitiya. …

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Conspiracy behind fuel short-age

The UNP’s trade union arm, Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya (JSS), yesterday urged the government to order the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to probe the recent petrol shortage which it said was consequent to a conspiracy. Welcoming the government’s decision to appoint a committee on the request of the Petroleum Industries Minister …

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BC receives 506 complaints in first quarter of 2017

The Bribery Commission (BC) received more than 506 complaints during the first quarter of 2017 and has forwarded them for investigations, it revealed in its annual performance report presented in Parliament. The report states that 121 complaints were received in January; 96 in February and 289 in March and that …

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Gazette notification on LG polls to be circulated

The gazette notification on the upcoming Local Government elections will be circulated tonight (11), or early next morning. Government Printer Gangani Kalpani stated that the gazette notification numbered 2043/57 which contains detailed regulations for the upcoming elections is currently being printed. The gazette notification will state the dates that the …

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