The Island (Sri Lanka)
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Police arrests three-wheeler driver who made lewd gestures at a female motorist. The suspect was arrested under Section 345 of the Penal Code, under which a perpetrator can be imprisoned up to five years with or without fine.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - For four years Finance Ministry failed to collect taxes worth USD 283,490 from distillery belonging to Arjun Aloysius, Perpetual Treasuries Ltd's owner implicated in the Central Bank Bond scam, JVP informs.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Defending govt position at UNHRC, Leader of the House points out that, had former president won the election in 2015, the country would have risked having economic sanctions imposed against it.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - UNP MP says President had not given his consent for co-sponsoring UNHRC Resolution. Claims foreign affairs decisions are taken at the Finance Ministry and that a Senior Advisor is making decisions on behalf of govt.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Minister demands CID to question Mahinda Rajapaksa over statement on Thajudeen’s murder, which he claims amounts to contempt of court.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Former Northern Chief Minister, who previously contested on the TNA ticket, mobilises support for his new political party in the Batticaloa District.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Opposition delegation meets President to express serious concern over UNP government co-sponsoring fresh resolution. Sources claim President not in a position to reverse the process, despite not being in full agreement with the UNP in respect of the latest Geneva Resolution.