FR against MR refused leave to proceed


Supreme Court yesterday hearing a Fundamental Rights Application filed by Duminda Nagamuwa of the Frontline Socialist Party refused leave to proceed on the ground that there was no basis to maintain the application. 

Demo by Inter University Undergrads


A demonstration was held by the Inter University Students urging the government to grant several of their demands including an increase of Mahapola Scholarship. The demonstrators marched from Sri Jayawardenapur University, Kotte to Temple Trees through several areas in Colombo city. Finally, they were dispersed by the police using tear gas and water canon as they forcibly tried to enter Temple Trees, police sources explained.  

MR at ‘Maha Weera Wansaye’ book launch


The book titled ‘ Maha Weera Wansaye’ written by Dr. Raja Dharmapala was released at a function held at Abayaramaya in Narahenpita yesterday. Former President Mahinda Rajapaske received the first copy. Dayan Jayatileke and Udaya Gamanpila addressed. 

DLF, NFF drop out of UPFA in the House


Two constituent parties of UPFA have decided to function separately in the House of Parliament. They are Democratic Left Front led by Vasudeva Nanayakara and National Freedom Front led by Wimal Weerawanse. They have announced that they have obtained Speaker’s approval for their stand. 






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