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Daily Archives: November 20, 2017

A foundation laying

The foundation laying for a three-storey multipurpose building at Sri Abhaya Rajamaha Vihara at Keppetipola in Mawanella has taken place under the auspices of president Maithripala Sirisena. Ministers Kabir Hashim, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Daya Gamage and Ranjith Siyambalapitiya as well as politicians and people of the area participated. Minister Gamage …

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General Amnesty Period for Army deserters extended

The General Amnesty period granted for Army personnel Absent Without Leave (AWOL) is due to expire within a period of two days. The Army headquarters said that, earlier, the General Amnesty period was expected to end on Wednesday (November 15). However, it was extended until November 22, 2017 in response …

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2017 O/L exam from December 12-21

The Department of Examinations announced that the 2017 G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination will be held from December 12 to 21 at 5,116 examination centers across the island. The department said that 688,573 applicants are expected to sit for the O/L exam this year with 41,464 applicants following the new syllabus …

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We have nothing to hide – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today stated that mistakes can happen, but the government will continue forward with good governance as it has nothing to hide. The Premier was speaking to reporters outside the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, probing the Central Bank treasury bond scam, after appearing before the commission this …

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LG elections before January 31

“The 2018 local government elections will be held before January 31. The notice calling nominations would be made on November 27 and received them in December,” Power and Renewable Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera said. Addressing a meeting held at the G.M. Restaurant in Yatiyana, Agalawatta in support of …

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PM promises compensation

The Law and Order Ministry yesterday said that security measures currently in place at Gintota in the Galle District would be continued though the situation was back to normal.   IGP Pujith Jayasundera yesterday told The Island that among the 19 persons remanded till Nov 30 in connection with a …

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No fuel short-age

There is no fuel short-age anywhere in the country. CID will investigate on persons who spread false remours, Petroleum Resources  Division said.

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