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Gas cylinder prices to be increased?

It is said that local  gas companies say that they expect to hold discussions with relevant authorities today (20) with regard to increasing the prices of LG gas cylinders. Gas companies had repeatedly requested for approval to increase the prices on several previous occasions. However, the companies say that they …

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Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow?

A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place tomorrow (Feb. 21), which could see several key UNP ministerial portfolios change hands, according to reports. With the temporary resolving of the crisis in the government, the President has reportedly planned to carry out the Cabinet reshuffle. New ministers are expected to …

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Girambe Ananda Anunayaka Thero passes away

Venerable Girambe Ananda Thero, Anunayaka of the Ramanna Nikaya, has passed away at the age of 80. The Thero passed away while receiving treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. Venerable Girambe Ananda Thero was the Chief Priest at the Anuradhapura Sarananda Maha Pirivena. A spokesman for the Ramanna Nikaya …

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Corruption case against Wimal Weerawansa postponed to May 16

The case filed by the Bribery Commission against former Minister and National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa will be taken up for hearing on the 16th of May. Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi postponed the case when it was taken up for hearing yesterday. Wimal Weerawansa has been accused …

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