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Monday, 12 April 2010



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PS chairman held in bribery case

[July 05 2013]

Walallawita Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Udeni Atukorala was arrested by Bribery Commission officials for allegedly soliciting a Rs 1.5 million bribe from the Bentara Paradeshiya Sabha chairman. It is reported that he had accepted the bribe to provide a permit to transport soil.


Anti-Dengue programmes in Kelaniya schools

[July 01 2013]

Public Health Inspectors attached to the Kelaniya MOH Office have taken steps to launch anti-Dengue programmes in 20 schools under the purview of the Kelaniya MOH Office. The programme will be conducted on the instructions of Kelaniya MOH Dr Wasantha Rajapaksa.


Principal dies during training

[June 30 2013]

Raddolugama Pagnananda Madya Maha Vidyalaya Principal W.A.S. Wickramasinghe died following a stroke while exercising in the morning at the Rantambe Cadet Camp. Wickremesinghe, 52, was among the 97 participants in the month long military leadership training programme for school Principals.


Senior Minister leaves for Geneva

[June 28 2013]

Senior Minister for International Monetary Co-operation and Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning Dr. Sarath Amunugama will leave for Geneva tomorrow to represent the Sri Lankan Government at the Annual Ministerial Review of the Economic & Social Council of the United Nations


President unveils Buddha statue

[June 25 2013]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled a six feet Samadhi Buddha statue erected at the entrance to the Mihintale sacred area concurrent to the 2320 Mihindu Jayanthi commemoration. The President performed the first flower and oil lamp offering to the statue constructed by the Civil Defence Force (CSD).


Train crashes into parked lorry, one dead

[June 24 2013]

One died and four passengers were seriously injured when a train bound for Galle crashed into a lorry at Angulana . According to Police sources, the train was packed with rush hour passengers knocked the train when it was parked close to the railway track.


Man nabbed with ganja in bag

[June 21 2013]

A 31-year-old male, resident in Paththinigama, Galnewa was arrested by Galnewa Police on afternoon while carrying 1.508 kgs of ganja hidden in a travelling bag after alighting from a Colombo-Anuradhapura bus at Paththinigama junction.



Parliamentary General Election 2010 - Results

SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena addressing the first UPFA press conference at the Mahaweli Centre after the election victory. From left are Wimal Weerawansa, Susil Premajayantha, Dallas Alahapperuma, Dinesh Gunawardena and Patali Champika Ranawaka. Picture by Samantha Weerasiri

Unit trust value tops Rs. 11 billion

Unit holders exceed 23,000; 564 million units:

The Net Asset Value (NAV) of the unit trust industry has reached Rs 11 billion by February this year.It was Rs 6.7 billion in 2008 December.

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UPFA tells all parties:

Join Government

Development of the country, objective

The UPFA yesterday invited all political parties to join the Government in its effort to develop the country. The country devastated by the war would be rapidly developed if all political parties placed the country before the party,

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Brutal assault on Range Bandara:

Defeated UNP candidate arrested

United National Party Puttalam District defeated candidate Shantha Abeysekara and four others were arrested by Police in connection with the brutal assault on former UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara and his supporters Saturday.

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Info desk in Parliament from April 16 to 18

An Information Desk to facilitate arrangements for the first meeting of the first session of the seventh new Parliament will be operative in Parliament from April 16 to 18 from 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

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