20 January 2019
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AFP providing support to Sri Lankan government department accused of torture

afpThe Australia Federal Police (AFP) has been providing equipment and assistance to Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which has been accused of kidnapping and torture.


Basil withdraws following dispute with Gota!

gota basilFormer minister Basil Rajapaksa has withdrawn from the UPFA’s election campaign, for which he had made considerable contributions initially.


Coal Tender: PAB refuses to sit

coalThe fifty billion rupee per year tender to supply coal to the Lakvijaya power plant into Norochcholai for three years has run into a yet another controversy with the members of the Procurement Appeal Board (PAB) refusing to sit following allegations made in the media against the PAB by Power and Energy Ministry Secretary Dr. B. M. S Batagoda and a member of the Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC).


Extortionist’s death threats to president of organization to protect SLFP

thusitha madawaNotorious extortionist Madhawa Wattegama has issued death threats to president of the organization to protect the SLFP Thusitha Halloluwa, reports say.


Another person of the Bloemendhal attack succumbed

shooting 1Another supporter of the UNP Colombo district parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake who was seriously injured during the Bloemendhal shooting on the 31st died today. The person who has died today is a resident of Grandpass named Bulathsinhalage Niroshan Sampath who is 30 years old.


Lukshman Wasantha Perera under police custody

lakshman wasanthaFormer parliament minister and Matale district UPFA contestant Lukshman Wasantha Perera has been taken in to custody today the 3rd by the Matale Police.


National Government is already formed

sudhari 1-waterThe following pictures prove the national government of Maithri and Ranil desired has already been formed.

A strong member of the Nil Balakaya Uditha Lokubandara and the defeated UNP southern provincial council contestant Nadheesha Hemamali has jointly created the foundation for a national government. Few days back Uditha Lokubandara in order to show his loyalty to Mahinda inside


Coal tender exposed!

coalIn a startling turn of events to the multimillion-dollar coal tender, Power and Energy Ministry Secretary Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda has written to the Senior Assistant Secretary to the President, stating that there were gross irregularities in the awarding of tenders for the supply of coal to the thermal power plant in Norochcholai during the past five years. The letter has been sent to T.T. Upulmalee, Senior Assistant Secretary to the President, on July 24, over procurement of coal for Lakvijaya Power Plant in Puttalam.


Police protection for Thajudeen’s grave

thajudeenPolice protection has been given to the grave of the allegedly murdered rugby player Wasim Thajudeen at the Dehiwala Muslim burial grounds. The area has been assigned as a security zone for the public and for the media.


Anura Yapa, Dayasiri in different game!

anura yapa dayasiriThe battle among UPFA candidates for preferential votes in Kurunegala district has apparently become a rat race.

Mahinda Rajapaksa and Johnston Fernando, joined by Indika Bandaranayake, are campaigning together.


Rajapaksas in talks with Maithri for short-term compromise!

mahinda maithripalaThe Mahinda Rajapaksa faction, after the failure of their attempt to regain power in the SLFP by any means, are now at talks to gain a short-term compromise, say SLFP sources.


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