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Vass Gunawardena sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment

Former DIG Vass Gunawardena was sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by Colombo High Court today. After he was found guilty of threatening life of then ASP now Director CID Shani Abeysekara, who questioned him during the investigations into the killing of Businessman Mohammed Shiyam in 2013. Colombo High Court …

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CID to obtain statements from Aloysius, Palisena

Colombo Fort Magistrate granted permission to Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to obtain statements from Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) beneficiary owner Arjun Aloysius and its Chief Executive Officer Kasun Palisena who are currently under remand custody. The Court issued a written order to the Prisons Superintendent asking him to allow the …

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Dialog NPAT Rs.10.8bn, contribution to govt revenue tops Rs 35.7bn

Dialog Axiata PLC announced on Friday, its consolidated financial results for the year ended 31st December 2017. Financial results comprise those of Dialog Axiata PLC (the “Company”) and of the Dialog Axiata Group (the “Group”).   On the backdrop of strong market performance across all key business segments, the Group …

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UNP accepts people’s decision, promises to do better

United National Party (UNP) accepting the defeat at the local government elections say the party will commit to fulfill people’s expectations and come back stronger. Issuing a statement UNP General Secretary Minister Kabir Hashim said the party will deeply think about the people’s warning and commit themselves to perform their …

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Newly elected LG bodies to be convened on March 02

The Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government says the newly-elected local government bodies will be convened on March 02nd. Subject minister Faizer Mustafa will issue the relevant gazette notification in due course, the state radio reported. According to the Ministry secretary Kamal Padmasiri, convening the new LG bodies, originally …

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Leaders agree to continue the unity government till 2020

The majority party of the Sri Lanka’s government, United National Party, has agreed to continue the coalintion government formed with the Sri Lanka Freedom party under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena until 2020 when the President’s term expires. This decision taken by the majority party is to be informed …

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