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CBK among newly appointed SLFP Organisers

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has been appointed as the new SLFP Organiser for the Attanagalla electorate, sources revealed to Ada Derana. Meanwhile UPFA National List MP Malith Jayathilake has been appointed as the SLFP Bandaragama Organiser. According to political sources, President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the leader …

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Showers, strong winds expected

The Department of Meteorology says that the prevailing showery and cloudy conditions are expected to continue further and fairly strong winds can be expected over the island and surrounding sea areas during next few days. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Northern provinces and in …

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Free Wi-Fi for the public

Steps have been taken to create 100 Wi-Fi zones in the Colombo city as a first step of the countrywide programme to provide free Wi-Fi. The Colombo Municipal Council has initiated a scheme to set up 20 Wi-Fi zones within the city and more than 10 Wi-Fi zones are already …

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Budget will focus on ‘Empowering Private Sector’ – FM

Minister of Finance and Media  Mangala Samaraweera met the Director for South Asia of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank, Mengistu Alemayehu, in Washington, Wednesday on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank. Wide ranging discussions focused on ways and means of enhancing …

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SC summons Ranjan

The Supreme Court yesterday noticed UNP parliamentarian and Deputy Minister, Ranjan Ramanayake to be present in Court on October 25, pertaining to an application for contempt of court filed by the Ven. Magal Kanda Sudantha Thera and Sunil Perera, a retired Army officer, complaining that Ramanayake made public statements demeaning …

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