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Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa evades CID

Shiranthi Rajapaksa, the wife of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department today although she had been summoned to give a statement regarding the rugby player Wasim Thajudeen murder investigation. Mrs. Rajapaksa has been summoned to record a statement related to the handing over …

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Rajapaksa mafia’ threatens to kill me-Gamunu

President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association Gemunu Wijeratne yesterday said that he had lodged a complaint with the IGPs office yesterday morning that he had received death threats from a henchman of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, asking him not to interfere with the operation of buses on …

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Corruption case against Fowzie refixed

Additional Magistrate of Colombo Buddhika Sri Ragala yesterday re-fixed the date of evidence in the inquiry against A. H. M. Fowzie for November 23. The Chief Magistrate of Colombo was on duty leave yesterday. The complaint of corruption against Fowzie was called and put off for November 23. Fowzie is …

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PC polls to be postponed

The government said yesterday that the Constitution would be amended with a view to holding all Provincial Council Elections on the same day. Lands and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Gayantha Karunathillake, addressing the weekly Cabinet Press Briefing at the Information Department said that the current method of conducting elections in different …

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EU to continue to consider the LTTE as a terrorist organization

Following  decision by the European Court of Justice to remove Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger terrorist organization Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) designation as a terrorist organization, the European Union said it will continue to consider the LTTE as a terrorist organization and the EU’s restrictive measures against the LTTE …

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