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Health minister and cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne with Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya, PC, at the 16th annual scientific sessions of Judicial Medical Officers, at Grand Monarch, Thalawathugoda yesterday.

AG Jayasuriya himself led evidence when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing Treasury bond scams on Nov. 20.

(Pic courtesy health ministry)

LG polls gazette: AG to

file motion for early

hearing of petition


Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya has agreed to submit a motion calling for the early hearing of the petition filed before the Court of Appeal against the gazette related to local government polls.

The AG’s agreement was announced at the special party leaders’ meeting yesterday evening at the Parliament complex.  He would call for the hearing of the case on Nov 30, party sources said.

 The AG told the party leaders that he would submit his motion on Monday (27).

 The party leaders’ meeting was held with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya presiding at his office. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, came directly from the airport after returning from India, to attend the meeting. Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya also attended the meeting.

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Cyber meet: Ranil bats for net neutrality

NEW DELHI, November 24: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday made a strong statement in support of net neutrality here at the inaugural ceremony of the Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS). Acknowledging that ...

Throwing Away Ability to Deal on Equal Terms

Both Nilani and Ravivathani complained immediately by letter to all the council members. These appear to have been totally ignored. Better standards were expected from the new council of 2015. Prof. Hoole, having been rejected by Jaffna several times w...

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    Batting collapse sees Sri Lanka bowled out for 205

    test

    On a wicket where there were no demons, India’s spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets between them to bowl out Sri Lanka for 205 runs in the second Test between the countries here in Nagpur yesterday. Thi...

     
     
     
     
     
     
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