The Supreme Court has communicated to the Presidential Secretariat that President Maithripala Sirisena’s term was only five years, it is learnt.
The Presidential Secretariat had sent a copy of the report of the Special Presidential Commission to inquire into the allegations of malpractices in the bond issue of the Central Bank to the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), it is learnt.
Political parties had not understood the new mixed electoral system properly, election watchdog Campaign For Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) Executive Director Keerthi Thennakoon said today.
The prevailing showery condition over the island was expected ease off in the coming days, sources said today.
Certain media institutes were fabricating fake news and they would learn an unforgettable lesson after the February 10 elections, UNP Parliamentarian Minister Lakshman Kiriella said at a UNP meeting in Gurudeniya
Two suspects were taken into custody at the Bandaranaike International Airport while smuggling narcotics including drug tablets and abortion tablets by the Katunayake Airport Police this morning.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would seek disciplinary action against UNP MPs who behaved unruly in Parliament last week, State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said over the weekend.
A suspect had been taken into custody this morning with large number of weapons and ammunition at Karandeniya, Madakumbura by the Organised Crimes Investigation Unit of the Special Task Force (STF).