President calls urgent Cabinet meeting

An emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers has been called at 3.00 p.m. today (19).

President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly called the special Cabinet meeting while all Cabinet Ministers have been notified to attend the meeting.

Was liquor license issued demanding 10 million for Sirikotha?

The *Chief Opposition* Whip MP *Mahinda Amaraweera* requested Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri yesterday (17) to inquire into allegations that 84 liquor licenses had been issued by demanding Rs. 10 million for the Sirikotha fund.

Hathurusinghe paid even without work

The Sri Lankan Cricket Team Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe who has been ousted from his post has no intention of leaving as his contract is valid for another 16 months.

PM leaves PCoI after recording statement

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry a short while ago, after recording a statement with the Commission.

Madush’s second wife on mission to save him

Underworld kingpin’s second wife is said to have arrived in India and met with AngodaLokka’s gang in a bid to have him released from all his cases, it is reported.

Madush’ssecond wife is the wife of ‘Kalu Thushara’ another underworld gang leader whowas killed in the Welikada Prison riot.