Items filtered by date: Friday, 08 December 2017

Saif Ali Khan talks about a possible 'Kaalakaandi' and 'Padmavati' clash

Saif Ali Khan's latest outing 'Kaalakaandi' has been the talk of the town ever since its inception. The actor, on Wednesday, launched the film's first trailer that has been creating all the right kind of buzz. At the launch event, the actor expressed his delight over the current showbiz scenario. Talking about the possibility of his film clashing with the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', Saif said, "If 'Padmavati' comes in (on 12th January), we will think of shifting our release date. I hope we don’t have to do that. 'Kaalakaandi' is a film I am proud of."


President extends term of Bond Commission until 31 December

President Maithripala Sirisena has extended the term of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Central Bank Bond issue until 31 December 2017 considering the current role of the Commission. An Extraordinary Gazette Notification signed by the Secretary to the President Austin Fernando, had announced the extension on 5 December.


JVP calls for sacking of Ministers Sirisena, Swaminathan and Ganesan draw flak over under-spending

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Bimal Rathnayake yesterday (7), called for the immediate resignation of National Integration and Reconciliation Minister Maithripala Sirisena, Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Minister D. M. Swaminathan and National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan.


No Cabinet approval for Rajapaksa Museum - FCID

The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) has informed the Colombo Magistrate’s Court that Cabinet approval has not been obtained for the D.A.Rajapaksa Memorial Museum in Weerakatiya, Medamulana. The project does not have the approval of the Weerakatiya Pradeshiya Sabha also, the FCID informed court, filing a report yesterday.


Railway strike to continue

The railway strike will continue until the grievances of the railway locomotive operators are addressed, the Secretary of the Railway Locomotive Engine Drivers' Union, Indika Dodangoda said.

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