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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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President orders to remove suspension of UK Military defence Attache

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Army Spokesperson said that Brigadier Priyanka Fernando (Minister Counsellor) in Sri Lanka High Commission in London reappointed in duties after President’s instructions. Earlier he was suspended by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs following throat slitting gesture at protesters in London. ...

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Presidential Committee report on Meethotamulla garbage issue handed over to President


The final report of the Presidential Committee appointed to inquire into the damage caused to life and property due to the collapse of the Meethotamulla garbage dump, was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena, at the President’s Official Recidance, yesterday ...

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All schools will be closed on February 09


The Ministry of Education says that all schools in the island will be closed on 09th of February in view of the Local Government elections being held on 10th of February. In addition,19 schools and two Colleges of Education will ...

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A.L.M Nazeer sworn in as UNP MP

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Former Eastern Province Health Minister A.L.M. Nazeer sworn in as UNP Member of Parliament filling National List vacancy created by resignation of M.H.M. Salman.

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


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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Seventieth Independence Day celebrated


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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Decision to freeze Perpetual Treasuries Ltd accounts extended


On an application made by the Attorney General on behalf of the Criminal Investigation Department, the High Court of Colombo made order extending the order made last week by the Director of the Financial Investigation Unit of the Central Bank ...

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Commemorative note issued to mark 70th Independence Day

Commemorative note issued to mark 70th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) issued a circulation standard commemorative currency note in the denomination of Rupees 1,000 to mark the 70th Independence Celebration in the country on 04.02.2018. This is the 4th commemorative note that was issued, ...

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