Monday, June 8, 2015

Cabinet Approved The New Proposal On 20th Amendment

The Cabinet has today(08) approved the 20th Amendment to the Constitution which was forward by the Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinha .The Amendment has proposed to elect 125 MP'S to the Parliament from first past the post system ,75 MP'S from Proportional Representation System and 25 MP'S from the National List.

After discussed on  content of the 20th Amendment Cabinet has approved the Amendment.The government is due to prepare the draft bill of  new proposal and submit to the Cabinet again in four days time according to sources.



Former President's Son MP Namal Asked To Appear Before CID

The eldest son of the former president Mahinda Rajapakshe ,MP Namal Rajapakshe has been asked to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to record a statement  on 12th of June for an allegation leveled against him according to reports.However according to the MP Rajapakshe he is not aware the allegation leveled against him.

Colombo High Court Postponed The Hearing Of Fomer Minister Rajapakshe's Bail Application

The Colombo High Court has today(08) postponed the hearing of Bail Application filed by the imprisoned former economic development minister Basil Rajapakshe until 15th of June.The Colombo High Court Judge Sarojani Kusala had ordered to postpone the hearing when the bail application of former minister has taken up today for hearing.

The former minister Rajapakshe who is also the younger brother of former president Mahinda Rajapakshe was remanded by the Kaduwela Magistrate Court over the allegation leveled against him on misusing millions of state funds belonging to the Divi Naguma Programme launched by his ministry.He is now warded in Merchant Ward at Colombo National Hospital for Cardiac Treatment.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...