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Cabinet granted approve for Telecommunications Regulatory Commission


A proposal has been made by the President to issue an order by the relevant minister under the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act to assign the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka for the registration of SIM cards. The Cabinet has ...

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Inland Revenue Bill 2017 provides more reliefs to industrialists


The Inland Revenue Bill 2017 provides more reliefs to industrialists, Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama said in Parliament yesterday. He assured that the government would continue with the reliefs provided to those in the gem and jewellery ...

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ISIS terror leader operating on Social Media to recruit youth from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka


An ISIS terrorist leader Al-Hindi has been operating on Facebook and other personal messenger services to contact, brainwash and recruit youths from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. Tech savvy Al-Hindi has been operating ...

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Under Section 12 (2) of SLFP constitution MR couldn’t be Chair­man of the Party


Irrigation and Water Resource Management Manage­ment Minister Gamini Vijith Vijay­amuni Soysa stated that former Presidnet Mahinda Rajapakshe  has forgotten all things which he brought to remove former President Chan­drika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga from the Chairmanship of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) ...

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Minister Yapa should correct statement on Treasury Bonds loss


UNP MP Nalin Bandara  insisted that State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena correct his statement on the issuance of Treasury Bonds on February 27,2015 to have caused a loss of Rs. 1 Trillion over the cause of 30 years. He made ...

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67th annual Randoli Maha Perahera of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya will be held on August 26


The 67th annual Randoli Maha Perahera of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya will be held on August 26 under the auspices of University of Sri Jayewardenepura Chancellor and  Incumbent  of Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalaratana Thera. The Bellanwila Esala ...

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An Unidentified group misled bank customers posing as bank staff


Commercial bank has informed to its customers about unidentified group of people posing as bank staff has misled customers by persuading them to swipe their ATM card on a hand held device in their possession and enter the PIN. The bank ...

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Floating Market in Pettah will become the most popular tourist destination


Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Musthapha said steps would be taken to make the Floating Market in Pettah the most popular tourist destinations in Colombo. The minister said an open area was essential for tourists to buy Sri ...

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Outgoing CDS meets State Defence Minister


The outgoing Chief of Defence Staff, General Crisanthe De Silva paid a farewell call on the State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry yesterday (21st Aug.). A cordial discussion was held between the outgoing CDS and the State ...

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NCPC approved the proposed 20th amendment


The North Central Provincial Council today approved the proposed 20th amendment to the constitution to hold elections for all provincial councils within the same day. A total of 15 councilors voted in favour of the proposal while 13 voted against ...

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