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Rohana Wijeweera’s wife’s application to Supreme Court rejected

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Rohana Wijeweera’s wife’s application to Supreme Court rejected

The Supreme Court rejected an application filed by  former JVP leader Rohana Wijeweera’s wife seeking an order to direct the Government to produce her husband. This was after a Hebeas Corpus –  a writ

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Air pollution in Colombo at unhealthy levels

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Air pollution in Colombo at unhealthy levels

In terms of air quality, As at 10am today, Colombo’s air pollution status stood at unhealthy level of 157, as measured by PM 2.5 (fine particulate matter). The ‘Unhealthy’ level, which ranges from 151-200,

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Former President ousted from SLFP Attanagalla Organiser post

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Former President ousted from SLFP Attanagalla Organiser post

SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said that former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has been removed from the post of SLFP Organizer for Attanagalla Electorate

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Fire in Castlereigh reserve

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Fire in Castlereigh reserve

Around five acres of land in the Castlereigh reserve has been completely destroyed due to a fire. The fire had erupted yesterday evening in the Castlereigh reserve. The fire had spread owing to the

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Magistrate Hemapala implicated in Ranjan’s case interdicted

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Magistrate Hemapala implicated in Ranjan’s case interdicted

The Baddegama Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala was today  interdicted by the Judicial Services Commission on allegations that he discussed on going judicial matters with former State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake. The JSC also has sent a

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UNP meeting on party leadership ends without a decision.

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on UNP meeting on party leadership ends without a decision.

The Parliamentary Group meeting of the United National Party (UNP) held at Sirikotha this evening (16) ended without a decision being reached on the party leadership. The meeting was held to decide on the

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President on inspection visit to BIA

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on President on inspection visit to BIA

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa conducted an inspection visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this evening. This is the latest in a series of unannounced visits by the President to various key public institutions. He

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Ranil to offer Karu post of “National Leader”

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Ranil to offer Karu post of “National Leader”

United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet Speaker Karu Jayasuriya this weekend to request him to accept the post of “National Leader” of the party and lead its campaign at the upcoming

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UNP to suspend three more MPs after Ranjan – Ravi

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on UNP to suspend three more MPs after Ranjan – Ravi

The United National Party (UNP) will suspend the membership of three further MPs along with Ranjan Ramanayake for “damaging the party’s image,” UNP Assistant Leader Ravi Karunanayake said. Speaking to TImes Online regarding the temporary

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Contempt of court action against Prof. Sarath Wijesuriya fixed for Feb. 17

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on Contempt of court action against Prof. Sarath Wijesuriya fixed for Feb. 17

The contempt of court action filed against Convener of National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Prof.Sarath Wijesuriya was today fixed for February 17 for objections by Court of Appeal. Court of Appeal two-judge-bench comprising

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