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CBSL issues clarification on media reports over Government debt

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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) in reply to media reports on debt says it compiles and publishes central Government debt based on its database on issuance of domestic debt and international commercial borrowings on behalf of the Government ...

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Minister Mangala complaints to CID over forged letter with his signature

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Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera has filed a complaint with the Police Criminal investigations Department (CID) over a forged letter with his signature. The letter, addressed to the British Tamils Forum, refers to the action taken by the Foreign ...

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No probe against Brigadier Priyanka

Mahesh Senanayake

Army will not conduct an inquiry the actions of the Defence Attache of the Sri Lankan High Commission in UK Brigadier Priyanka Fernando after he was spotted making a throat slitting gesture towards protesters who thronged the Embassy office in ...

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No liquor on Election day


Liquor shops were ordered to be closed on the Local Government Elections day which falls on February 10, the Excise Department said.

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Election duty evaders will be dealt with legally – EC Chairman


Legal action will be taken against any public servant who shirks election duties, the Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today. It states that the Constitution has provisions to impose a jail sentence of not more than three years and/or ...

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NCPA combats corporal punishment to children

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The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has initiated a program to eliminate Corporal Punishment meted out to children in all settings says the Chairperson of the Authority Attorney at Law Marini de Livera. The Chairperson add that the NCPA hopes ...

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New Australian DA Calls on Army Commander


The newly-appointed Defence Adviser of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Group Captain Sean Unwin paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (8) at the Army Headquarters. The Commander and ...

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Anyone found drunk or disorderly at polling booths to be arrested

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Legal action would be taken against anyone caught under the influence of liquor when casting their vote at the upcoming Local Government election. This will also be applicable to persons who behave badly and engage in violent activities at polling ...

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Army Contingent for UN Mission in Lebanon ready to leave


The Sri Lankan contingent for the 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNFIL) held its customary Passing Out at the Sinha Regimental Headquarters in Ambepussa on Wednesday (07th February). According to Army media, ...

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In the fight against corruption, I have full faith in people – President

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President Maithripala Sirisena says in the fight against corruption, he has complete faith in the people. He expressed fullest confidence that the people will take a right decision in the local government elections on February 10. Addressing public meetings held ...

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