Legal

Urgent Matter

The government is forcing potentially harmful new laws on the public by misusing the urgent Bill provision in the Sri Lankan Constitution, say civil activists. …

We Want More

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank is contemplating a move to lift the minimum capital requirement of licensed commercial banks to US$ 20 mn. Sri Lanka’s …

One Voice

Sri Lankan legislators called Tuesday for a single body to issue warnings on potential natural diasters after broadcasters complained of a lack of information …

Easy Justice

Mobile legal clinics will travel out to tsunami ravaged areas, dishing out free legal advice for all families who lost vital personal papers in the floods. …

Sleep Walking

Illegal drug flows into Sri Lanka, as a transit point and as a destination, is on the rise, says the international drug watchdog. Illegal drug flows into Sri …

Quick Thinking

Market player N M Tony Perera compounded his case with the securities watchdog for an allegedly creating a false market by paying up a Rs. 50,000 fine, the …

Work Worries

The United Nations warns that more women going abroad to work is leading to more human trafficking. The United Nations warns that more women going abroad to …

Naughty Boy

Sri Lanka police Wednesday arrested a senior civil servant on a charge of siphoning off tsunami aid meant for thousands of survivors in the island’s …

Bogeyman

The LTTE continued recruiting children in 2004 but says it is willing to talk with the United Nations to set up a child recruitment monitoring system. The LTTE …

Not Funny

Depositors and creditors of the failed Pramuka Bank sought legal action on Tue demanding Rs. 6 bn as damages from the regulator, the auditors and directors. …