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Strategic economic plan to introduce for next three years

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today delivered the Economic Policy Statement in Parliament and clarified the current status of Sri Lanka’s economy and the way forward for his government and the people. He stated that the challenge faced today is to sustain what they have built, and strengthening the economy. He …

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Water supply disruption due to damaged pipeline in Kadawatha

The Water Board announced that the water supply to several areas and roads in and around Kadawatha will be suspended for 12 hours from 9.30am today due to a damaged pipeline. Accordingly the water supply to Kadawatha, Ragama Road, along Kandy-Colombo road from Kadawatha to Kiribathgoda, Pushparama Road, Genmulla Road, …

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President to announce govt stand on SAITM on Monday

President Maithripala Sirisena would reveal the government’s position on the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) issue on Monday, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday.   Answering a question raised by MEP and Joint Opposition Parliament Group leader Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister Kirielle said the government …

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Taiwan money transfer suspects surrenders to CID

A suspect involved in the money transfer scandal from a bank in Taiwan surrendered to the CID with Rs. 3 million a short while ago, our news sources said . The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Litro Gas chairman N.M.S. Moonesinghe in connection with the transfer of 1.1 million USD …

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SC indefinitely postpones decision on former CJ’s petition

The Supreme Court today indefinitely postponed the order on granting leave to proceed the fundamental rights petition relating to Provincial Council Election (Amendment) Act filed by the former chief Justice Sarath N. Silva. The fundamental rights petition was called Thursday before a three-member Panel of Judges comprising Chief Justice, Priyasath …

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Prime Minister criticizes media for publishing fabricated news

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the responsible media should not highlight false and fabricated news misleading the people of this country. He made this statement at an event held at the parliamentary complex today. The research report on the proposed new constitution draft prepared by three institutions including Sri …

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