Archive for July 14th, 2016

Theresa May’s Cabinet a triumph for state education and women as new Prime Minister sweeps away Cameron favourites in ‘Day of the Long Knives’

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Courtesy The Telegraph By Peter Dominiczak, political editor, Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent and John Bingham 14 JULY 2016 • 11:33PM Theresa May on Thursday unveiled a Cabinet with more state educated ministers than any previous Conservative government. The new Prime Minister’s Cabinet is 70 per cent state educated, with Justine Greening on Thursday becoming the first Education […]

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Brexit opens up new opportunities for nations outside EU – Mahinda

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Adaderana July 14, 2016  06:42 pm        Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the recent experience of the European Union has demonstrated that political instability in one country can spread throughout a region and have a devastating impact on far off nations as well. He said that though many have expressed dismay over Britain’s […]

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SRI LANKA: 14 year old rape victim reveals that a woman constable beat her at the police station

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Update: AHRC-UAU-014-2016 14 July 2016 ——————————————————————— (Re: AHRC-UAC-085-2016: SRI LANKA: Suspect in rape of 14-year-old girl released without proper investigation) ——————————————————————— SRI LANKA: 14 year old rape victim reveals that a woman constable beat her at the police station ISSUES: right to fair trial; right […]

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Court case delays tabling of VAT (Amendment) bill in Parliament

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Adaderana Sri Lanka’s State Minister of Finance Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena says that the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill will not be presented to Parliament on July 20 as previously scheduled due to the ongoing court case. The Supreme Court on Monday (July 11) issued an interim order suspending the increase of VAT from 11% to […]

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