Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Mayor of local government sues Sri Lankan government Minister for Rs. 500 million
Thu, Sep 4, 2014, 06:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 04, Colombo: A mayor of a local government has filed a lawsuit against a minister of the Sri Lankan government claiming damages of Rs. 50 0 million for defamation.

Kaduwela Municipal Council Mayor G. H. Buddhadasa today filed a lawsuit against National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader and Minister of Housing and Common Amenities Wimal Weerawansa and the NFF General Secretary at the Colombo District Court.

The Mayor claimed that the respondents unveiled a publication called 'Panchayudhaya' with defamatory remarks on him and sought damages of Rs. 500 million.

The publication was launched at the second national convention of the NFF held in April this year.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Government takes measures to keep Sri Lanka malaria free - Health Minister
-- [25 minutes ago]
New Chairperson appointed to lead Sri Lanka National Child Protection Authority
-- [1 hour and 14 minutes ago]
Japanese experts present report on Sri Lanka's garbage dump to President, recommend removal
-- [1 hour and 37 minutes ago]
Petroleum trade union in discussions with Minister amid strike
-- [7 hours ago]
Presidential Commission orders removing Head of Security at SriLankan Airlines
-- [8 hours ago]
Surge in foreign capital inflows boosts Colombo Stock Exchange
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Marxist party to hold a May Day rally in Jaffna
Multinational toy maker Mattel aims to stimulate growth in Sri Lanka's toy industry
A new blue uniform for Sri Lanka police
Prime Minister meets with the victims of Meethotamulla disaster

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.