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Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

PAFFREL urges EC to take legal action on LG polls violations

he People’s Action for Free & Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday urged the Election Commission (EC) to take legal action on reported election law violations during the last Local Government (LG) Elections. PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi in a letter sent to the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya had …

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SL targets pharmaceuticals self-sufficiency with new zone

Efforts to increase domestic and foreign investment in Sri Lanka’s pharmaceuticals industry is set to boost output, Oxford Business Group (OBG) said in its recent Sri Lanka economic update.   OBG said latest measures will also broaden the sector’s product range, bringing the country closer to the government’s goal of …

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UNP begins restructuring party

The United National Party, led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has begun its restructuring process. The working committee of the UNP and the parliamentary group met at Temple Trees on Saturday under the leadership of the Prime Minister for two special rounds of talks for the complete reorganization of the …

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Necessary measures taken to control underworld killings – IGP

Inspector General of Sri Lanka Police Pujith Jayasundera says necessary measures have been taken to control the number of killings reported from various parts of the country. IGP Pujith Jayasundara made this remark while participating in a function held in Colombo today. Meanwhile, extensive investigations have been launched into four …

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Veteran actress Ratnavali Kekunawela bids farewell to life

Veteran Sri Lankan actress Ratnavali Kekunawala, who contributed her voice to the role of “Menike” in 60’s popular radio drama Muwan Pelassa passed away yesteday at the age of 87. The immensely popular actress, who entered the silver screen from ‘Sath Samudura’ movie played numerous roles in all art fields …

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