Legal

Freed

May 22, 2008 (AFP) – An appeal court on Thursday overturned a two-year prison term for breaking immigration law and dropped all charges against former …

Netting Victims

May 07, 2008 (LBO) – Hundreds of Indian victims of the Goldquest scheme are flocking to police to lodge complaints after courts ordered authorities to …

Copy Cats

April 25, 2008 (LBO) – Vendors selling fake ink cartridges in Sri Lanka under the Toshiba trademark are being hunted and prosecuted, regional Toshiba …

Shady Deals

April 15, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s stock markets regulator is investigating a number of cases of manipulation of the share market on the Colombo …

Bad Justice

April 12, 2008 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan court has released a man who was held in custody for 55 years without charge, a report said on Saturday. Thantriye …

Inside Deals

April 11, 2008 (LBO) – A Sri Lankan supreme court judge has proposed amending regulations on stock market offences to cover markets regulators as well as …

Carrot& Stick

April 01, 2008 (LBO) – Tight new immigration regulations that came into effect on April 01, will ban rule breakers from visiting Britain for ten years, …

Censorship

Mar 23, 2008 (LBO) – Books written by academics based in Sri Lanka which were printed abroad had been seized by the island’s customs authorities, …

Airport Alert

LONDON, March 15, 2008 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan national appeared in court in London Saturday charged with endangering aircraft after a major security alert …

Indian Collapse

March 3, 2008 (LBO) – India is deploying crack sleuths to track down the operators of a Goldquest-Questnet scheme in the Karnataka state after thousands …

Pottu Test

Mar 01, 2008 (LBO) – A Sri Lankan Supreme Court judge said society discriminates against its members despite pledging allegiance to a human rights …

Bad Show

Feb 29, 2008 (LBO) – The Sri Lanka unit of Transparency International has strongly criticised President Mahinda Rajapakse for removing a senior official …

Mufti Plan

Feb 8, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is setting up public vigilance committees and deploying thousands of policemen in plain clothes to strengthen security …

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