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Saturday, 15 October 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.



Sealing cooperation: President Mahinda Rajapaksa with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang after bilateral discussions yesterday at the Presidential Secretariat. Picture by Sudath Silva

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Vietnam pledges to stand by SL

Vietnam will always stand by Sri Lanka in the international arena, stated Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang during his bilateral discussion with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. He said Vietnam will always extend its assistance to Sri Lanka in the UN Assemblies, South-South corporation, Colombo Plan and any other international event.

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Sri Lanka-Vietnam sign eight MoUs

Eight MoUs between Vietnam and Sri Lanka relating to political, finance, industry, education, petroleum, defence and investment promotion sectors were signed at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday concurrent to the three-day official tour in Sri Lanka by the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang.

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UNESCO welcomes progress in Sri Lanka

Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova welcomed the rapid and constructive progress made by Sri Lanka in the field of education and economic development. Meeting the Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G. L. Peiris at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, the Director General noted the progressive changes being incorporated,

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CID to investigate murder of four member family

The investigation into the killing of four people of one family in Panahaduwa, Udawalawa has been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Division, police media spokesman SSP Maxi Proctor said. On the advice of the Inspector General of Police, CID officials have been deployed to investigate into the incident yesterday.

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