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TISL News

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Sep2009
In developing countries like Sri Lanka, we generally associate corruption with public-sector enterprises. In the present scenario, this perception needs revision. Many instances of corporate fraud in Sri Lanka and elsewhere have been associated with private-sector enterprises, with public-sector officials playing a secondary role. Keynote address by Udayasri Kariyawasam, Chairman of ... Read More
September 8, 2009haritha

08

Sep2009
Asia Media Solidarity Network Journalists’ unions and associations in the SouthAsian region, urged the Government of Sri Lanka to repeal its Prevention of Terrorist Act, which was introduced, ostensibly as a temporary measure, in 1973. Till necessary legislative changes are made, They demand that all cases registered under the law, which ... Read More
September 8, 2009haritha

08

Sep2009
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jayantha Wickramaratna to speed up investigations into the three detained journalists of the pro-JVP ‘Lanka’ newspaper and to ensure due process and show leniency, the government information department said today. The three journalists were arrested in Deniyaya for allegedly trespassing an estate belonging ... Read More
September 8, 2009haritha

07

Sep2009
Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) sleuths visit 'Lanka'  office  today  noon and recorded  statements from the journalists,  Chief Editor Chandana Sirimalwatta  said. Yesterday they summoned The Editor himself and recorded a statement following the arrest of three Lanka journalists for allegedly entering a private land in Deniyaya. A police official said that the ... Read More
September 7, 2009haritha