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PM thanks Bond Commission for 10 months of exceptional service

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe issued a communiqué thanking the Presidential Commission of Inquiry for the Bond Issuance of the Central Bank for 10 months of exceptional service and the provision of unbiased recommendations. He further stated that both the recommendations of the Bond Commission and the report of the COPE …

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Fertilizer shortage ends

Sri Lanka has received the stock of 40,000 metric tons of fertilizer from Pakistan, and the fertilizer shortage prevailed in the country will end from today, the co-cabinet spokesman, Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said. The Minister said that steps have been taken to transport the stock of fertilizer from the Colombo …

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Four persons arrested for pasting election posters

Police arrested four persons for pasting election posters at the Power House Junction, Sapugaskanda, yesterday, around 5 am. They also took into custody a three wheeler, in which the suspects had been travelling and 170 posters.   About 100 persons have been arrested so far for violating election laws since …

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LG election win is important for the government: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told the UNP candidates contesting for the February 10 local government election that this poll is of importance for the government if it is to return to power in the year 2020. The Prime Minister had come up with these sentiments while addressing the candidates at …

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Bond Commission won’t release report

ecretary to the Presidential Commission that probed treasury bond scams Sumathipala Udugamsuriya yesterday said that the releasing of the report would be President Maithripala Sirisena’s prerogative.   Udugamsuriya said so when The Island inquired from him whether a copy of the report could be obtained. The official said that their mandate was …

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