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Wednesday, 3 January 2013


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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.



Aloko Udhapadhi, the new Buddhist weekly was launched at a ceremony at the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd with the participation of the Maha Sangha yesterday. Here, ANCL Chairman and Managing Director veteran journalist and media personality Bandula Padmakumara hands over the first copy of the Buddhist weekly to Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Sangha Sabha President Most Ven Kotugoda Dhammawasa Anunayake Thera. Ven Vitharandeniye Medhananda Thera and Aloko Udhapadhi editor Ayanthi Vithana were also present. Picture by Ranjith Asanka

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Senior Ministers assert :

PSC stays out of Appeal Court

Strict compliance with the law:

The government members of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to investigate charges in the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayake will not appear before the Appeal Court today in strict adherence to the existing law in the country though notice had been issued against the members, Sri Lanka Freedom Party Senior Ministers said.

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Cyber attacks, a distinct possibility - Defence Secy

There is a high possibility of cyber attacks in the wake of the development and expansion of Internet facilities, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said.

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Lake House earns record revenue of Rs 3.7 billion in 2012

The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited has earned a record revenue of Rs 3.7 billion (Rs 3,700 million) in 2012, which is the highest amount earned by any media institution.

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‘One Sri Lankan nation’ - Namal

Hambantota district parliamentarian and Tharunyata Hetak Organization chairman Namal Rajapaksa yesterday said that youth should not feel constrained to forge links with their counterparts in other communities.

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