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Saturday, 17 September 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 Mahinda Rajapaksa with Oshadhi Rashiprabha Fonseka, Nethmi Vihangi Ranaweera and Naleem Zaky Ahamed who obtained the highest marks at the Year Five scholarship examination. Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena is also in the picture. Picture by Nalin Hewapathirana

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Slum dwellers not removed from Colombo:

Houses for slum dwellers

Two 10-storeyed buildings to be built:

The government will spend over Rs 950 million to build 500 housing units for slum dwellers in Colombo city, a Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Ministry spokesman said. “It is clear that the government has no intention of removing the low-income groups from Colombo but intends to uplift their living standards,” the spokesman said.

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UN Human Rights Council :

SL delegation receives members’ support

The Sri Lankan delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva successfully thwarted attempts to bring any proposal against Sri Lanka by clearly stating Sri Lanka’s position against such attempts, said delegation member Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva.

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Scholarship high-fliers meet President

The three students who came first obtaining 195 marks each in the Year Five Scholarship examination called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday evening. The President congratulated the three students and presented gifts to them.

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Petrol fiasco: CPC dpty manager sent on compulsory leave

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) Deputy Commercial Manager was sent on compulsory leave from Thursday until a disciplinary inquiry is held against him. Petroleum Industries Ministry spokesperson said that the Deputy Commercial Manager was sent on leave on the instructions of the CPC chairman.

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