A move by the Rajapaksa administration to obtain financial assistance from Sri Lankan-born top equity markets investor Raj Rajaratnam to rehabilitate LTTE cadres in captivity is likely to be affected by US action against the US-based investor over a $20 million case of insider dealing. Last month Sri Lanka received an assurance from Rajaratnam, with significant stakes in several companies here both on his own...
AP captured Raj Rajaratnam, billionaire founder of the Galleon Group, a major hedge fund, is led in handcuffs from FBI headquarters in New York Oct.16, 2009.
Hardcore LTTE among boat
load of Lankans arrested in Indonesia?
Sri Lanka yesterday said that hardcore LTTE cadres and their families could be among a boat load of Lankans, now held by the Indonesian government, after being arrested by the Indonesian navy on October 11.
We need to look afresh at
how justice works within the prison system
The government is now giving top priority to tackling the key issues of laws’ delays and congestion in jails as looking afresh at how justice works within Sri Lanka’s prison system is of critical importance, says Justice and Law Reforms Minister, Milinda Moragoda.
Lankan migrants hospitalised in Indonesia: official
Two asylum-seekers were hospitalised Friday from a boatload of 255 Sri Lankans who have declared a hunger strike in Indonesia to demand UN refugee status, an official said.