Legal

New Probe

Customs is investigating how GoldQuest Tracking Centre Owners (TCOs), who popularise the scheme, paid only Rs. 3,000 in taxes and duty for the Rs. 80,000 plus …

Pyramid Promise

Finance Ministry says it will try to expedite anti-pyramiding legislation drafted by the Central Bank, through parliament. Finance Ministry says it will try to …

Red Alert

Sri Lankas police and customs have been ordered to seize Buddha Bar music and bikinis with Buddha images, officials said Thursday.rnState Attorney Nihal …

Flash Dance

A Sri Lankan convict who joined his prisons dance troupe escaped when his jailers took him to perform at a Buddhist temple, an official said Friday.The …

Dressing Down

A restaurant in Sri Lanka which served a vegetable roll with a cotton dressing for a wound was fined Rs. 5,000 and warned to improve its hygiene, a press …

Illiterate Cop

Sri Lankas Supreme Court is to investigate a complaint from a man of the tiny indigenous community that police violated his rights by stopping him from using …

Comeback

A draft Companies Act, thrown out by the former Government will be brought back to replace the 1980s piece of legislation governing businesses in Sri …

Hanging Up

The telecom watchdog ended its standoff with Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd on Thursday, withdrawing its case with the Fort Magistrate after the two parties reached a …

First Act

The governments first piece of business when parliament opens on May 18 will be to push through an Anti-corruption Bill to replace the Bribery Commission and …

Not Fair

Flour Mill giant Singapores Prima Ceylon Ltd has filed papers for arbitration against the government for failing to honour two clauses in its agreement.A fresh …

Interim Relief

State-run Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corp. (SLRC), Independent Television Networks and the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corp. (SLBC) challenged the independent election …

Short Break

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought extra time to hear the fundamental rights application filed by state electronic media organisations against the Elections …

Tough Run

NatWealth Corp., says the fund misappropriation allegations in the State media are politically motivated, baseless and a distortion on facts.The retort came …

Checkmate

Moves by DFCC Bank to invest in National Wealth Corp. were put on hold following defamatory reports by the state media on Tuesday.NatWealth, which is a fully …

Bad Luck

The Mahapola Trust Fund and GTECH filed a counter case in courts Tuesday to fight a fundamental rights petition against the launch of its online lottery. The …

Super Power

The Supreme Court sought time till March 29, to give President Chandrika Kumaratunga an opinion on the controversial tax amnesty law.President Kumaratunga had …

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