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Monday, 30 May 2011


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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.



President unveils Samadhi Buddha
statue at Katunayake airport:
  President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday unveiled the Samadhi Buddha statue erected at the Katunayake International Airport premises parallel to the Sambuddhathva Jayanthi commemoration. The President also unveiled the plaque adjacent to the Buddha statue and performed the first flower and oil lamp offering to the Buddha statue. An alms giving for 100 Buddhist monks was also held inside the airport premises. President Rajapaksa offered dana to Buddhist monks and later went on an inspection tour of the airport transit hotel complex. Ministers Susil Premajayantha, Felix Perera, Sarath Gunaratne, Priyankara Jayaratne, Deputy Minister M K A D S Gunawardena, MP Sudarshini Fernandopulle, and Airport and Aviation Service Chairman Prasanna Wickramasuriya also participated in the event. Picture by Sudath Silva

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Report not likely at HRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is unlikely to review, or hold discussions on the controversial Darusman Report during its 17th regular session in Geneva from today to June 17.

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UNHRC sessions:

SL to spell out NE normalization

Plantation Industries Minister and Presidential Nominee for Human Rights Affairs Mahinda Samarasinghe will apprise the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva today on the various steps taken by the government to alleviate the condition of the people in the war affected areas and the measures taken to help rebuild their lives, as the head of Sri Lankan delegation before the world forum.

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Raggers will no longer hold sway -Minister Dissanayake

‘The government will let no parent worry over the safety of an undergraduate’s life in future. Raggers will not be allowed to harm freshers. State educational institutions will be freed of ragging soon. The common law of the country will be implemented in State universities, Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake told the Daily News.

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