Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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Sri Lanka Army To Return 400 Acres Of Land In Northern Province To Their Owners

Image result for northern province sri lankaSri Lanka Army has planned to return 400 acres of land in Northern Province which gained during the previous regime to it's owners shortly Indian Newspaper :The Hindu" has reported.

According to the news report out of the 400 acres of  land to be released to it's owners 200 acres are in Thelippalai,Jaffna.

President Maithripala Sirisena has earlier announced that 1055 acres of land in eastern province and around 2175.5 acres of land in northern province will be returned to it's original owners.

Government Has Removed Restrictions Imposed On Issuing Passports To Sri Lankans Who Applied Refugee Or Asylum Status

Image result for sri lankan passportThe Government has today (01) removed the restrictions imposed on issuing passports to Sri Lankan Citizens who are in abroad  who were in different times compelled to leave the country due to political or conflict reasons.

Previous Government has issued instructions to Sri Lankan Embassies abroad on 2011 to avoid issuing passports to  those who applied and gained refugee ot asylum status in another country unless they  have proved their refugee or asylum status.

The Sri Lankan Government has today issued a circular by removing the restrictions imposed on those refugee or asylum seeking Sri Lankan Citizens by stating that the decision has taken to ensure the freedom of movement and travel  of above mentioned Sri Lankan Citizens despite their political views.

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Supreme Court To Go Ahead With MP Weerawansha's Petition Against VAT Increase

Image result for supreme court sri lankaThe Supreme Court has today(01)decided to consider the petition filed by National Freedom Front leader MP Wimal Weerawansha by seeking an order to revoke the government's decision to increase the value added tax(VAT).

The petition which was filed by MP Weerawansha and two others has seeking an interim order from the court  to prevent authorities from ordering the public to pay VAT.The petition also argued that a parliamentary approval is must before the VAT increased.

The government has increased the VAT by 4% from 11% to 15% with effect from 02nd of May 2016.

JVP MP Vijitha Herath Who Was Detained Regarding An Accident Acquitted From The Charges Of Driving Under Liqour Influence

Image result for court orderThe Propaganda Secretary of the leftist Jantha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) MP Vijitha Herath who was arrested by the Police Monday(30) night after his vehicle was crashed into a telephone pole in Rajagiriya(In Colombo)has been today(01) acquitted from the charges of driving under liquor influence  by Colombo Traffic Court Magistrate.

However MP Herath was ordered to pay Rs.1500 fee for two other charges on failing to prevent an accident and damaging public property.

The Welikada Police have detained the MP Monday night soon after the accident but later released on police bail. 

MP Herath has told the media earlier he was not under the liqour influence at the time of the accident and he lost the control of his vehicle while trying to save the life of a pedestrian who crossed the road unexpectedly.

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