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State Minister Palitha Range Bandara acquitted

he Colombo High Court today (12) acquitted Skills Development and Vocational Training State Minister Palitha Range Bandara from all charges levied against him . This was when the case was taken up for hearing before Colombo High Court A.A.R. Heiyanthuduwa today. The Colombo High Court ordered the release of the …

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27 TN fishermen arrested in SL waters

Twenty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters early today, an official said. The fishermen from Jegadapattinam and Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district were arrested off Neduntheevu by the Lankan Navy and taken to Kangesanthurai port along with five boats, …

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Ministerial committee to look into railway strike

A four-member ministerial committee headed by Minister Sarath Amunugama has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to look into the grievances of the protesting railway employees, President’s Media Unit said. It said the other members of the committee are Ministers Rajitha Senaratne, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Ranjith Maduma Bandara.

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Food security will be maintained at any cost – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that food security will be maintained at any cost, despite the adverse weather conditions.   Agricultural production had been affected with essentials such as rice , vegetables and coconuts badly affected, Wickremesinghe said on Friday.   Assuring that ample food supplies would be ensured, he …

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Election laws to be enforced

The Police issued a statement declaring that the Local Authorities Election Ordinance will be enforced from yesterday. Speaking to the media at a press briefing held at the Elections Commission Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that legal action will be sought against any party or individual infringing upon …

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Today O/L exam to begins

It is said that 688,573 school and private candidates will sit for GCE O/L exam today. Examinations Department requests candidates to be at exam centers early, our news sources said,

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