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Deputy Minister Nimal Lanza resigns

UPFA Gampaha District MP Nimal Lanza has resigned from his portfolio as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs. He has handed over his letter of resignation to President Maithripala Sirisena. He  decided to leave my post as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs with effect from today. “I have notified …

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No decision to remove history subject from school curriculum

Sri Lanka National Institute of Education says no decision has been made to remove the subject of history from the school curriculum and the media reports that claimed the Education Ministry has paid attention such a move are completely false. Issuing a statement the Director General of National Institute of …

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Complaint of snatching nomination list

Police have received a complaint that a gang led by a former UPFA Horana Pradeshiya Sabha member grabbed the UPFA nominations list from the house of an SLFP group leader at Pokunuwita on Sunday (17) night.   According to the complaint, former UPFA PS member Priyantha Jayalath, together with a …

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PM welcomes EC decision

The UNP has welcomed the Election Commission’s decision to hold local government elections on Feb. 10.   A media statement issued by Prime Minister’s Office said:   “The United National Party in the national government is fixing the mistakes of the past regime to build a stronger economy, because without …

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Police probe O/L student using mobile phone

Police has commenced an investigation into the incident of an O/L candidate using a mobile phone during the G.C.E.O/L Examination, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. The student had reportedly used a mobile to answer the O/L Maths paper which was held today (18). The accused student had sat for …

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