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Four new Pradeshiya Sabhas added to Nuwara Eliya

Four new Pradeshiya Sabhas have been added to Nuwara Eliya District with the recent Amendment in Local Authorities Elections Act 4. They are Norwood,Maskeliya,Agrapathana and Kotagala. A discussion has been held with Political Parties yesterday (17) in this regard, said Ministry of provincial councils and Local Government Secretary Kamal Padmasiri. …

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Delimitation Commission extends time period to receive feedback

Delimitation Commission has decided to receive feedback and proposals on the establishment of electorate divisions for members who will be appointed for Provincial Councils under administrative Districts. These electorate divisions will be established under Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) Act, No. 17 of 2017. Accordingly, these proposals are to be obtained …

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Woman and son found murdered at home in Eravur

A 27-year-old woman and her 11-year-old son have been found murdered with their throats slit in the Eravur area in Batticaloa. Police suspect that the murders had been carried out last night (17). The two bodies were discovered inside the residence of the victims, following information received by Eravur Police. …

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19-year-old and another arrested

The 19-year-old female from Kolonnawa, who was reported missing with two other girls and later surrendered to police, has been arrested by police along with another suspect, the police spokesman said. Meanwhile the other two girls, a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old, have been sent for medical examinations, he said. Police …

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May Deepavali pave the way for harmony and healing: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the true meaning of Deepavali is found in overcoming lies with the truth, hatred with love, evil with goodness and defeat with victory. PM’s Deepavali Message: Jain and Hindu believers celebrate Deepavali with the sacred light of truth that wins over the darkness of …

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