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SLBC Chairman appointed as Director General of Govt. Information

Sri Lanka Broadcasting Co-operation (SLBC) Chairman Sudarshana Gunawardena has been appointed as the Acting Director General of government Information department today (11). The appointment was made following the vacancy which prevailed in the position after the resignation of Dr Ranga Kalansooriya, from his position as the Director General on September …

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Ven. Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero granted bail

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today ordered Venerable Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero, who was arrested for threatening Rohingya refugees, released on bail. The Buddhist monk and seven other suspects were arrested in connection with the attack which had occurred on September 26. An angry mob of monks and their supporters threw …

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Litro Gas Chairman remanded

Fort Magistrate and Additional District Judge Lanka Jayaratne yesterday remanded Chairman of the Litro Gas Lanka Ltd N.M. Shalila Moonesinghe arrested by the CID for allegedly hacking into Far Eastern International Bank of Taiwan computer system and defrauding USD 2.3 million (over 320 million LKR).   The Additional District Judge …

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First shipment of rice ordered from India arrived

The first shipment of rice ordered from India is scheduled to land in Colombo Port yesterday, the Government Information Department said. This is the first shipment (12, 500 MT) of a total 72,000 MT Nadu rice ordered from the Indian private supplier. The orders were placed on the direction of …

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Twenty percent of state employees suffer from stress

According to statistics at the Mental Health Unit of the Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry, one in five public sector employees suffers from stress, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne revealed this at the opening ceremony of the Pearl Child Guidance center …

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