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Daily Archives: February 15, 2018

Mahendran fails to report at CID yet

Former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran had not reported to the CID so far even though he was ordered to appear before the CID on or before February 15 by the Court to record statements into the Magisterial Inquiry conducted over the Bond Auction held on February 27, 2015, sources …

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Sagala to resign?

Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake says in Facebook status he is ready to resign from ministerial portfolio for UNP’s benefit, our news sources said.

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PC polls in September?

The Election Commission hopes that the Provincial Council election can be held in September this year, head of the Election Commission, Mahinda Deshapriya says.   Addressing the media yesterday Deshapriya said: “However, the system under which the election can be held might depend on the verdict of a case currently …

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Retired DIG remanded

The CID yesterday arrested retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Prasanna Nanayakkara for having allegedly concealed evidence as regards the investigations into the murder of Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunga.   During the time of the killing of Wickrematunga, DIG Nanayakkara was in charge of the Mount Lavinia Police …

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African president resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned from his African National Congress party and asked him to resign or face a no confidence motion, foreign media said.

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Water cut in Colombo

A 24 hour water cut from February 17, 9 am to 9 am on February 18 in Colombo 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,11 and Colombo 12 and 13 will be low pressure,  National Water Supply and Drainage  Board sources said.

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