The Supreme Court in its Thursday’s landmark judgment on the privatisation of the SLIC overruled defendants’ objections that Vasudeva Nanayakkara’s fundamental rights application couldn’t be heard as it had been filed in violation of the constitution. In terms of Article 126 any application on the infringement of FR should be made within one month of the violation-in this case before May 11, 2003, as the now annulled transaction had been finalised on April 11, 2003.
Govt. preventing us from
readying for northern local polls-UNP
The UNP yesterday accused the government of denying it an opportunity to prepare for forthcoming elections for Vavuniya Urban Council and Jaffna Municipal Council. The main opposition party said the government...
Upali Group to light up
Situlpauwa for Poson
The Upali Group will illuminate the historic Situlpauwa Chaitya and its environs during this Poson festival, as in previous years.The festival, which will be held on an elaborate scale on June 6th, 7th & 8th on the direction of the...