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Christmas at Crescat Boulevard

Published : 1:01 am  December 5, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  629 views  |  

By Melissa Perera Bringing in the magic of the festive season, Crescat Boulevard Colombo is loaded with some fantastic deals, with an amazing ambiance and extensive line up of activities and entertainment for the entire family. To bring out the true meaning of Christmas, Head of Boulevard Operations Romesh Jayewardena, Sector Financial controller John Keells Property Group Ravi Wijewanthe and Boulevard Operations Assistant Manager Mahlon Adaman introduced their season’s agenda yesterday at the Crescat Boulevard lobby.  Read More →


Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner Seema Baloch paid a farewell call on……..

Published : 12:55 am  December 4, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  788 views  |  
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Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner Seema Baloch paid a farewell call on Justice Minister and SLMC leader Rauff Hakeem yesterday at his office  Read More →


Litigation piles up: SC grants leave to proceed in Bar Association FR case

Published : 12:54 am  December 4, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  932 views  |  
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The Supreme Court yesterday granted leave to proceed in the fundamental rights petition filed by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, challenging the impeachment against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.  Read More →


“Darkest hour of assault the independence of the judiciary,” – BASL Jaffna

Published : 12:52 am  December 4, 2012  |  Category: News  |  7 Comments  |  1,010 views  |  

Attorneys at Law practicing in the Jaffna Peninsula yesterday called on all signatories to the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Shirani Bandarnayake to withdraw the motion.  Read More →


Only eight of 236 finger-print machines are in use at Health Ministry

Published : 12:52 am  December 4, 2012  |  Category: News  |  1 Comment  |  631 views  |  

By Ashwin Hemmathagama – Our lobby correspondent Boycotting finger-print machines have forced the Ministry to end up with a sunk cost of Rs. 28 million, according to Deputy Minister of Health Lalith Dissanayake.  Read More →


Sirikotha turns fortress for UNP convention

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  963 views  |  
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Ranil secures future with over whelming majority Sajith expresses willingness to be presidential candidate Ranil silences crowds jeering at Sajith UNP Leader to make deputy leader, party general secretary, national organiser appointments in early 2013 By Dharisha Bastians Under a tight cordon of police, Ministerial Security Division and Special Task Force security that lined the Kotte Road outside the United National Party’s Sirikotha Headquarters, Sri Lanka’s grand old party held its controversial 54th National Convention on Saturday, 1 December.  Read More →


Sex accused flees Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,256 views  |  
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The Age: Bernard McGrath, the Australian paedophile wanted on more than 250 child sex charges, has beaten law enforcement agencies again, fleeing Sri Lanka last week. McGrath, wanted since June, was reportedly living on a tea plantation in the Sri Lankan midlands, having skipped out of New Zealand ahead of an order for his extradition to Australia.  Read More →


Consulate General offices in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,221 views  |  

The joint proposal made by Prof G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs and Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare, to establish a Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was approved by the Cabinet last week.  Read More →


UN Intl. Day for Eradication of Poverty celebrated with success

Published : 12:00 am  December 1, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,563 views  |  

The United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was celebrated with success in Sri Lanka recently. Gandhi once said ‘poverty is the worst form of violence’ and the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17 October each year. It promotes people’s awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries.  Read More →


Ranil to form 161 battalions to oust Govt.

Published : 12:00 am  December 1, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,257 views  |  

Leader of Sri Lanka’s main Opposition United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe says the party will form 161 battalions during its Annual Convention today, 1 December.  Read More →


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