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Two additional days allocated for Parliamentary debate

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The Party Leaders yesterday agreed to allocate two more days for the Parliamentary debate on the reports by the Bond Commission and PRECIFAC on February 20 and 21. The debate will commence at 10.30 a.m. today and will continue till ...

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Parliament to debate the Bond reports tomorrow

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The Parliamentary debate on the Bond Commission report and PRECIFAC report will be held at 10.30 a.m., tomorrow. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya convened the special sitting on the request of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The debate will possibly continue on another ...

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Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Thera’s cremation with State honours on Thursday

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The Cremation with State honours of Venerable Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Anunayake Thera will be held on February 8, at the Sri Jayawardenapura University Grounds. It has been revealed that the Thera passed away as a result of heart failure and ...

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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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