Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's parliament overwhelmingly passed reforms on Tuesday reducing some of the president's powers, in a move that did not go as far as President Maithripala Sirisena had promised but is nevertheless seen as a victory for the leader.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — Sirisena became president in January after he defected from the party of the former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose rule had become increasingly authoritarian and is the subject of multiple investigations into allegations of corruption and rights violations. Rajapaksa has denied all the accusations.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

reuters.com — Sirisena became president in January after he defected from the party of the former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose rule had become increasingly authoritarian and is the subject of multiple investigations into allegations of corruption and rights violations. Rajapaksa has denied all the accusations.

Sri Lanka parliament passes diluted reforms

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, April 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's parliament overwhelmingly passed reforms on Tuesday reducing some of the president's powers, in a move that did not go as far as President Maithripala Sirisena had promised but is nevertheless seen as a victory for the leader.

Sri Lanka central bank head cleared of direct role in suspect bond deal

cnbc.com — The government raised more than 10 billion rupees from a 30- year treasury bond at 11.73 percent, after initially offering just 1 billion rupees with an indicative price of 9.5 percent. The three-member investigative committee appointed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said it had observed several deficiencies in the central bank's Public Debt...

Sri Lanka central bank head cleared of direct role in suspect bond deal

trust.org — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, April 19 (Reuters) - A panel set up to investigate a suspect auction of Sri Lankan government bonds said on Sunday that it had cleared the central bank chief of any direct role, while calling for tighter supervision of the government's borrowing office.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lankan lawmakers defeat government bid to borrow more

Sri Lanka unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit

iol.co.za — Colombo - Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.

Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit -official

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, April 2 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.

Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit - official

in.reuters.com — COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.
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May 22, 2015

The OIC Jaffna Division & HQIs of Jaffna and Kayts transferred with immediate effect

May 22, 2015

Govt appointed a 4 member committee led by Presidents Counsel Nalin Ladduwahetty to investigate bribery & corruption within Port Authority.

May 21, 2015

Cen bank left Policy Rates unchanged in May 2015. SDFR at 6.00%, SLFR at 7.50%.

May 21, 2015

Police found more than 200 Kg of Kerala marijuana buried along the Silawathura Beach, no suspects arrested

May 21, 2015

Police to implement a uniflow traffic plan in several roads in Colombo 5 on weekdays from 4:15pm-6:30pm.

May 21, 2015

Jaffna Magistrate remanded the 130 people who were arrested yesterday for unlawful protest, near Jaffna Court till June 3

May 21, 2015

Dilan Perera, Mahinda Yapa, Pavithra Wanniarachchi & CB Ratnayake decide to pull out their support from government

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