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Those who are responsible for frauds in Sri Lankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka will be punished – President

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The Presidential Commission to inquire into allegations of large scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka is proceeding successfully and those who are responsible for frauds will be revealed to the country shortly and they will be ...

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Aloysius and Palisena remanded until 16

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Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius and CEO Kasun Palisena were further remanded until February 16. The order was issued after they were produced before the Fort Magistrate Court this morning. They were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department ...

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Seventieth Independence Day celebrated

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The 70th Independence Day celebrations were held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at Galle Face Green, yesterday. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and the Countess of Wessex, representing the Queen, were the special ...

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Muslim Council of Sri Lanka condoles demise of Ven. Bellanvila Wimalarathana Thero

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The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) said that the Muslim Community is saddened by the sudden demise of one of the most revered and respected Buddhist prelates in Sri Lanka, The Viharadhikari of the Bellanvila Rajamaha Viharaya and Chancellor of the ...

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It is essential to focus on local industries when developing the economy – President

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President Maithripala Sirisena says it is vital to work in accordance with a policy based on the local industries in the process of strengthening the national economy. The President pointed out that proper management of the resources in a country ...

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Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

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The Queen Elizabeth II of England has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on the occasion of the country’s 70th National Independence Day. Her Majesty the Queen sends the following message on the 70th Anniversary of ...

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Panagoda Army Cantonment Gets New Waste Recycle Centre

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Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, extending its support for disposal of garbage collecting at the Panagoda Army Cantonment installed a waste-collection centre inside with possibilities for recycling garbage. The unit, ‘Sampath Piyasa’ is to be manned by Army members ...

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Foreign Ministry, British HC Say Document On ‘Royal Greeting Etiquette’ is not genuine

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The Foreign Ministry confirms that the document circulating on Facebook and Twitter outlining ‘welcoming etiquette’ of British royals was not genuine. Releasing a media statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs and British High Commission in Colombo said that, “No such committee ...

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Speaker says debate can be extended beyond 6th

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The debate on the reports of the two presidential commissions scheduled to be held on 6th February will not be limited to just one day and it can be continued on the following days with the consent of the party ...

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One person killed and 5 others injured in an accident in Weligama

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A teenager was killed while another five persons were injured following an accident in Weligama. Police said, the accident occurred due to the collision of a lorry and a three-wheeler. The driver and five passengers of the three-wheeler were admitted ...

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