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Mayor of Moratuwa used amended British law to mislead people- Senior lawyers claim

Moratuwa Municipal Council Mayor Saman Lal Fernando who obstructed Covid-19 anti-epidemic duties of health workers proclaiming himself as an unofficial magistrate emphasizes the issue...

Persecuted by language: Estate workers denied hard earned EPF

Poonagala is an Estate in haldummulla divisional secretariat of Badulla district. Despite the blinding sceneries in the area, people living in Poonagala are also...

Uma Oya project: A silent disaster raging under the radar

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Bandarawela is famed for its climate and the spectacular scenery. It's quite hard to find someone who wouldn't love to be there. But...

Stratocracy dethrones democracy in Myanmar

In early hours today (1), the Myanmar military has taken over the control of the country, detaining the Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu...

Cabinet approval to provide relief to police officers victimized by ‘political retaliation’

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to provide relief to police officers who were allegedly subjected to political retaliation, said the Minister...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...