OMLANKA

Latest Headlines

 

Application for order to check President Maithripala Sirisena’s mental state dismissed

President Maithripala sirisena 700 001
The application for a Writ of Mandamus filed requesting the Court to issue a ‘Mandatory Order’ on the Police Department, to seek a District Court order, to check the mental state of President Maithripala Sirisena was dismissed with costs by the Court of Appeal.

The applicant was M. J. M. Thakshila Lakmali Jayawardena of St. Sebastian Street., Colombo 12.

The Court observed that out of the 22 million people in the country, only the petitioner had got interested. There was no police report or any such complaint in support of the allegation that the President was not in a sound mind. The petition had not made the President a party. As such, he is not able to defend himself. The petitioner intends to tarnish the public image of the President.
The petitioner was refused notice and ordered to pay Rs, 100,000 as costs to the state.

Senior Deputy Solicitor General Mihinda Moragoda appeared for the Attorney General, made a respondent, instead of the President.

The bench comprised Justice Preethi Padman Soorasena and Justice Arjuna Obeysekere.

 

 

 

nanthi-travels-ad-300-06

Mayooran’s book on Athletics launched in Trincomalee

- By S.KathiravanThe book on Athletics authored by Sivapathasuntharam Mayooran was launched at Trincomalee Urban Council recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
Read more

Wigneswaran at Sangarathai Pathirakali Amman Chariot Festival

Former Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council Justice Wigneswaran participated at the Chariot festival of Sangarathai Pathirakali Amman Koil and served Butter milk and...
Read more

Japan and Jaffna MC ink contract to provide waste collection...

Japan and Jaffna Municipal Council have signed an agreement to grant USD 83,432 (approx. Rs. 15 million) for "The Project for Providing Secondhand Waste Collection...
Read more

Shramadana at Nathagoda Purana Buddhist Vihare

- By J.M.HafeezA shramadana was conducted at the Nathagoda Purana Buddhist Vihare in the village of Gazawathe recently. (adsbygoogle =...
Read more

Mirunalinithevy Sivagnanasuntharam: Obituary

Mirunalinithevy Sivagnanasuntharam 700 03

Mirunalinithevy passed away on Saturday, March 23. She is the beloved wife of Sivashanmugarajah Sivagnanasuntharam Read More

Vanakkam23

© 2018 OMLANKA. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.