(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Bribery Commission has filed an application in the Supreme Court (SC) seeking an order suspending the SC Interim Order dated February 26, 2018 preventing the Bribery Commission’s Director General from taking any further steps against former Chief Justice Mohan Peiris in the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court."Bribery Commission seeks to suspend Supreme Court order"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that the government has no intention of banning Facebook, but certain measures will be taken and laws will be brought to ensure that it does not carry content aimed at disrupting communal and religious harmony."Social media will be filtered of racial, religious discord – PM"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The United Nations children’s organization, UNICEF commended Sri Lanka taking measures to amend the Penal Code to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 8 to 12 years."UNICEF commends Sri Lanka raising minimum age of children punished for crimes from 8 to 12"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Restriction on WhatsApp messaging application would be lifted from midnight today (14), President’s Secretary and Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) Chairman Austin Fernando said."Restriction on WhatsApp to be lifted from midnight"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – An Indian Line of Credit for US $ 100 million was announced for undertaking solar projects in Sri Lanka, which includes development of 200, 000 rooftop solar units for low income families (for US$ 50 million) and setting up of rooftop solar in Government schools and colleges, hospitals and other Government establishments in Sri Lanka (for US $ 50 million), during President Maithripala Sirisena’s visit to India, the Indian High Commission in…"US $ 100 mn Indian Line of Credit for solar projects in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Australian High Commission’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) is now open for applications."Australian Direct Aid Program Call for Applications"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Thailand Week Trade Fair kicked off yesterday, opening many investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka. The second edition is taking place at the BMICH and will go on till Sunday."Thailand Week Trade Fair opens investment and development opportunities for Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Speaker Karu Jayasuriya condemning the recent communal clashes against Muslims in strongest terms, yesterday called on upon leaders of all religious sectors to speak out against those who attempt to divide Sri Lanka on sectarian grounds."Speaker calls on religious leaders to speak out against attempting to divide country"