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Police Spokesman Blatantly Lies To Media: Makes False Statement At Cabinet Press On IGP’s Leaked Video Footage

Police Spokesman Blatantly Lies To Media: Makes False Statement At Cabinet Press On IGP’s Leaked Video Footage

Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera blatantly lied at the Cabinet press briefing yesterday when it said the National Police Commission should investigate into the footage showing IGP Pujith Jayasundara manhandling a lift operator within the Police Headquarters premises.

“It’s up to the Police Commission to take up the matter,” Gunasekera …read more

Who Will Clean The Augean Stable?

By Mass L. Usuf –

Mass Usuf

Sri Lanka is a nation moving towards turmoil. A phenomenon which has not yet fully manifested itself but the subterfuge is slowly unfolding. To the masses, it is increasingly becoming evident that the rhetorics of the politicians on patriotism and nationalism are mere empty …read more

Auditors Dept. Unions Protest Demanding National Audit Act: Ask Why The Government Running Scared Of Key ‘Yahapaalanaya’ Promises

Auditors Dept. Unions Protest Demanding National Audit Act: Ask Why The Government Running Scared Of Key ‘Yahapaalanaya’ Promises

Trade unions of the Auditor General’s Department yesterday launched a protest in Colombo demanding the government to pass the National Audit Act without further delay.

They said introduction of the National Audit Act was one of the key promises of the ruling alliance before it came to power.

The process has come …read more

UNF meeting with President postponed for next week

The meeting between United National Front (UNF) party leaders and President Maithripala Sirisena has been postponed for next week. UNF member and Minister of National Coexistence Dialogue and Official Languages Mano Ganeshan said that crucial current issues were to be discussed at the meeting which was earlier scheduled for today. …read more

TNA has had enough, calls for foreign intervention

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says enough is enough and the international community must now intervene to address the issues faced by the Tamils in the North. TNA leader R. Sampanthan says the Government has begun to divert from its political goals and so it is time the international community …read more

Protection sought for Sri Lankan migrants workers in Qatar

The Government has been urged to take steps to protect Sri Lankan migrant workers in Qatar. Local civil society groups and individuals noted that there are incidents where Sri Lankan migrant workers are trapped incommunicado and have lost all communications with their family members back home. “Notably in 2015 Qatar became …read more