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NFF councilors torch interim report on new constitution

National Freedom Front (NFF) members of the Central Provincial Council have reportedly set fire to copies of the Interim Report compiled by the Constitutional Assembly’s Steering Committee on the new constitution. The NFF Provincial Councilors had burned the copies of the interim report handed to them during the council session …

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Nissanka Senadhipathi and Palitha Fernando indicted

The Colombo High Court handed indictments to the Chairman of Avant Garde, Nissanka Yapa Senadhipathi and former Coordinating Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Major General Palitha Fernando who are the main suspects involved in the Avant Garde bribery trial earlier today (3). Following the charge sheets submitted to the …

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Mahendran says he did not take oath of office as CB Governor

Arjuna Mahendran yesterday told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the Treasury bond scams that he had not taken the oath of public servants when he assumed duties as the Governor of the Central Bank.   Giving evidence before the commission, Mahendran said that he had not been aware of …

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Coconuts to be sold at subsidized prices

The program to distribute coconuts at subsidized prices was commenced from yesterday at the Coconut Cultivation Board (CCB) head office. It is being implemented on the advice of Plantation Minister Naveen Dissanayaka and implemented by the CCB, according to the Govt Information Department. Under this program, public can purchase coconuts …

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Sri Lankans are safe

All Sri Lankans working at Mandalay Bay Hotel near venue of Las Vegas shooting incident are safe, Sri Lankan Consular General in Los Angeles said.

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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan

Sri Lanka won the first Test against Pakistan by 21 runs. Pakistan all out for 114 in second innings. Herath took six wickets and reached 400 test wickets.

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