The Special High Courts first sittings to commence today.

The newly established Special Trial-at-bar will commence its inaugural sittings today for the first time with the case against Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation’s (SLIC) former chairperson Gamini Senarath and its Managing Director Piyadasa Kudabalage. The duo will face charges of misappropriation of funds from the SLIC which were allegedly invested in various ventures including the […]

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Sri Lankan former president Mahinda Rajapakse ally Lalith sentenced to three years in prison.

Sri Lanka’s High Court jailed a top civil servant for three years Thursday in the first corruption sanction against a member of former president Mahinda Rajapakse’s governmentLalith Weeratunga was also fined two million rupees and ordered to pay 50 million in damages for spending 600 million rupees ($4 million) of state cash on Rajapakse’s failed […]

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Russia and sri lanka is in talks to purchase of the Gepard class Frigates.

   According to Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Russia and Sri Lanka is in talks of purchase of Gepard-class frigates. Russia is in talks with Sri Lanka on the credit purchase of Gepard-class Project 1166.1 frigates, the Gepard 5.1, Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC)  The delivery of the project Gepard 5.1 to Sri Lanka is planned on the basis of an […]

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