Thursday, September 17, 2009

Sri Lankan Attorney General Is In U.K To Take Legal Action Against Channel 4

Sri Lankan Attorney General Mohan Pieris went to Britain today to explore the possibilities of taking legal action against British T.V Channel over telecasting a video footage on alleged killing of an unarmed LTTE Cadre by the Army Personal.Earlier Sri Lankan Government Denied the Video Footage by saying it is a Fake.

According to the Minister of Human Rights and Disaster Management Mahinda Samarasinha who is in Geneva to attend the 12th United Nations Human Rights Council Session said that the Attorney General will meet the Lawyers representing Sri Lanka on this case and will search the Best Legal way of handling the case against the Channel 4.He is also scheduled to meat British Press Complaint Commission to seek Redress.

Private Bus Fares To Increase 5.3 Percent From Tuesday

Private Bus Fares are due to increase from 5.3 Percent effect from Next Tuesday(22) according to the National Transport Commission.The Transport Commission today informed this Fare Hike to the Private Bus Owners Association.

However the Minimum Bus Fare of Six Rupees will not be affected by this Increase.