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interim order to stop JO entering Shalika Grounds


News sources report that the Colombo Adthat holditional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris today issued an interim order preventing members of Joint Opposition or SLTB Motor Services Union from entering into the Shalika Grounds on May Day. Meanwhile Narahenpita Police told the ...

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French Naval Ship ‘Aconit’ visits the Port of Colombo


Captain Laurent Machard De Gramont, the Commanding Officer of the French Naval Ship ‘Aconit’ that arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit “This is a good time to start the partnership between our two nations,” he stated. ...

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A Significant changesto be taken place in Provincial Councils


President Maithripala Sirisena said today that a Significant changes will take place in Provincial Councils held by the UPFA after May 5. It is said that the President made this revelation when he met with Galle District local government representatives ...

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Young parliamentarians of JO ready to face punishment


The young parliamentarians in the Joint Opposition yesterday said they would not give up the struggle against the UNP-led government despite the SLFP General Secretary’s threat to take disciplinary action against those who attended other rallies instead of the party’s ...

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Allowances to be added to salaries from May


Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Thalatha Athukoralaha said that the government will add the allowances of public servants and other government institutions to their salaries from May this year . She made these observations at a press conference held at ...

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Missive issued to the media was a personal view


Minister Gayantha Karunathilake says that he missive issued to the media not to use the term ‘Joint Opposition’ was not an official statement of either the Government or the Ministry, but merely a request letter issued by the Ministry Secretary ...

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A 20 year old Srilankan stabbed in Italy


A 20 year old Sri lankan was stabbed by an unidentified group of men who had approached him in Piazza Cavour, in Rome, Italy,the Italian media reported. The Sri Lankan youth was rushed to hospital after after being stabbed in ...

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Government helpless before the Joint Opposition


National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader and MP Wimal Weerawansa said today that the statement made by Media Ministry Secretary on the Joint Opposition indicated the ‘bankrupt’ status of the Government and how ‘helpless’ the Government had become before the Joint ...

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A new SL diplomatic mission in Ethiopia


It was reported that the government of Sri Lanka has decided to establish diplomatic mission in Ethiopia.The decision came after Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers at its weekly meeting last Tuesday granted approval to the government to establish a diplomatic ...

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A separate autonomous region proposed for Muslims


Reliable sources reported that apart from the Federal structure and the re-merger of the northern and eastern provinces, the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) has proposed a separate administrative unit called ‘Upcountry Regional Council’ for Tamils living in the central part ...

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