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Daily Archives: January 27, 2018

4 dead and 5 severely injured in car-bus collision

Four persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a car collided with a SLTB bus at Thelulla on Thanamalwila -Wellawaya main road today (27), said Police Spokesman. Six persons have reportedly travelled inside the car when the accident took place, the police said. The injured were sent …

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Parliament to be convened on Feb.08 to debate reports

Parliament will be convened on February 8 to debate on the reports of the Bond commission and the commission appointed to investigate serious acts of fraud, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe. He made this statement at a UNP rally held in Deniyaya today (27). Meanwhile, Leader of the JVP MP …

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SLFPYPA demands MR’s expulsion

Sri Lanka Freedom Party Young Professional’s Association (SLFPYPA) representatives said that their association will urge the SLFP Central Committee to expel Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa from the post of party patron. Addressing the media at the SLFP Headquarters yesterday, SLFPYPA member Rajika Kodithuwakku said the Parliamentarian Rajapaksa cannot be considered as …

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No decision yet on running in 2019 – President

President Maithripala Sirisena told the media yesterday that he has not yet taken any decision on seeking another term at the Presidential Election slated for 2019. “I did not expect to become President. All others who have become Presidents before me have been prime ministers or opposition leaders. I am …

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AG files charges on two cases probed by Presidential Commission

The Attorney General has instituted legal action on the first two cases based on the findings of the Presidential Commission appointed to probe serious acts of fraud and corruption. The Attorney General based on the recommendations of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate serious frauds and corruption filed …

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Two more days allocated for postal voting in next month

The National Election Commission has allocated two additional days in the next month for postal voting for the local government polls, additional Elections Commissioner Saman Sri Ratnayake said. Accordingly, government employees who were unable to cast their postal vote this week will be given another opportunity on the 1st and …

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