EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

22 May, 2019 | 6:30 am

Colombo (News1st) –

Your Wednesday Morning Brief

  1. Court of Appeal on Tuesday (May 21) dismissed the petition challenging Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s parliamentary seat.
  2. DNA tests have confirmed the identities of all suicide bombers responsible for the 04/21 terror attacks.
  3. A number of parties have gone to court citing that their fundamental rights were violated as action was not taken to prevent the 04/21 terror attacks.
  4. The parliamentary staffer who was arrested for his alleged involvement with the NTJ was brought to the parliamentary complex on Tuesday (May 21) for further investigations.
  5. Colombo university student who maintained close contacts with the Cinnamon Grand bomber, arrested.
  6. Former DIG Nalaka de Silva who was remanded over an alleged plot to assassinate high profile individuals in the country, released on bail.
  7. Sri Lankan economy remains vulnerable to shocks, given high public debt, large refinancing needs, and low external buffers – IMF.
  8. Deadline for accepting applications for the G.C.E Ordinary Level examination extended till the 31st of May.
  9. The Japan Times has featured Gammadda as a Sri Lankan initiative that “…the world can learn from”. 
  10. U.S. Commerce Department grants a 90-day license for mobile phone companies and internet broadband providers to work with Huawei to keep existing networks online and protect users from security risks.

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