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Wednesday, 10 April 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.



Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivaard Cabraal presenting the 63rd Annual Report to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Also in the picture are Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga and Treasury Secretary Dr. P. B. Jayasundera. Picture by Sudath Silva

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* With Bribery Cases Pending :

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake is planning to leave the country when the Bribery and Corruption Commission is in the process of hearing a case in which she is charged with several counts of bribery and corruption, reliable sources said.

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There is no change in the government’s policy of rejecting the US sponsored resolution in Geneva against Sri Lanka as it indicated selective treatment -- while the report referenced in the resolution is entirely ‘outside of inter-governmental process’, External Affair Minister Prof. G L Peiris said.

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When Mr. Sambanthan and the rest of his people go to Geneva and complain there of human rights violations, they never speak of the human rights violations of the Muslims killed in Kattankudi Mosque, Eravur and also the massacre of the young Buddha Putras at Arantalawa. The TNA must understand that what is sauce for the gander is also sauce for the goose.

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Namal turns 27, Special ceremonies in K’nochchi

Thaarunyayata Hetak will celebrate Hambantota District MP and Attorney-at-law Namal Rajapaksa’s birthday today with special religious ceremonies and meritorious deeds to invoke blessings on him. Thaarunyayata Hetak has organised a Bodhi Pooja at Kilinochchi Lumbini Vihara and a Hindu religious ceremony at the Kilinochchi Hindu Kovil to mark the occasion. The organization has arranged to provide meals to children at the Maha Deva Orphanage in the area.

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