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Wednesday, 26 September 2012


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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 yesterday inaugurated the Killinochchi power transmission project funded by JICA connecting the Jaffna peninsula with the national grid after a lapse of 25 years. Here, the President inaugurating the project. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Minister Douglas Devananda, Hambantota district Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Nubuhito Hobo were also present. Picture by Chandana Perera

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Only 500 ex-Tiger cadres remaining to be released

 Eleven thousand five hundred ex-LTTE combatants out of the 12,000 surrendered or in the custody of the state have been reunited with their families after rehabilitation, Military Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said. He said that out of the 500 that remained around 320 would be reunited with their families soon.

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‘Former war-affected areas on rapid development track’

President Mahinda Rajapksa said the people of the North and East receive every facility, which is enjoyed by people in other areas. The President was addressing the people of the Vellamullivaikkal area at the 681, Brigade Headquarters yesterday, taking part in an event organized to mark the conclusion of the resettlement process of people displaced by LTTE terrorism.

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EP Council formed by combined effort of all communities - Chandrakanthan

‘The government has already implemented a massive development programme in the Eastern Province. There is no need to have doubts about the development process of the East. ‘The Provincial Council which had been established recently will take up the new challenge of Eastern development,

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Year Five Scholarship Exam:

Richmond, Thalathuoya Primary share first place

Kisara Sandaluka Kodithuwakku of Richmond College Galle and R. M. Anjali Upeksha Madhuwanthi of Thalathuoya Primary School in Kandy shared the first place in the Year Five Scholarship Examination by obtaining 196 marks while W. M. Sachith Adithya Bandara Wickremesinghe of the Seventh Day Adventist High School in Kandana secured the second place by obtaining 195 marks.

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