Day: February 12, 2019

Blood sample of Nadeemal Perera free of narcotics

The Dubai Police have confirmed that no narcotic substances were found in the blood samples of Nadeemal Perera, according to Attorney at Law Udul Premaratne.



SLPP won’t campaign for an outside presidential candidate: Basil

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will not campaign or back a presidential candidate who is not a member of the SLPP, Party’s National Organiser Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday.



Delhi hotel fire kills at least 17, spurs safety concerns

A fire swept through a hotel in New Delhi early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, authorities in the Indian capital said, raising fresh questions about safety standards in poorly regulated budget hotels.



The Speaker permits the arrest of UNP MP Chaminda Wijesiri

A senior police officer from Badulla district noted that the speaker has authorized the arrest of the UNP Badulla district MP Chaminda Wijesiri for the assault of a police officer.



Democracy firmly established due to 19A – PM

Democracy has been firmly established in the country due to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. If a government has the majority support in Parliament it should be allowed to go forward, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.



Udul to present facts to Dubai Police today on behalf of Amal Perera and son

Attorney-at-law Udul Premarathne will represent singer Amal Perera and his son Nadeemal Perera. He states that facts will be presented to the Dubai Police today (February 12) with the help of lawyers from Dubai.



Udaya defends MP accused of laundering drug kingpin’s money

Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader and UPFA member Udaya Gammanpila, yesterday, claimed that so far there was no basis for allegations that UPFA Matara District MP Niroshan Premaratne had laundered underworld kingpin Makadure Madush’s drug money.