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Religious observances at Tempitiya Vihara

Alms givings, sil observances and sermons took place at Tempitiya Rajamaha Vihara in Mayaoya yesterday in view of Adhi Poson full moon poya day. On the occasion, the ministry of social welfare donated spectacles, wheel chairs and crutches for the needy. It took place on the advice of chief incumbent …

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Amari Galle Sri Lanka – where dreams come true!

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Crucial CEB eng. union meet on Friday

Members of the Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers’ Union (CEBEU) would meet this Friday (1) to decide on future trade union action, a spokesperson for the union said.   It is quite likely that they will decide not to attend to any breakdowns after office hours and on holidays under any …

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SLC to come under Bribery Act – Sarath Jayamanne

Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) Director General Sarath Jayamanne, PC, yesterday said that the Bribery Act would be amended to include match fixing as a punishable offense.   President’s Counsel Jayamanne said that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) would come under the Bribery Act.   Responding to …

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24 year youth died

A 24 year old youth reported killed and another injured when a tree fell on a Colombo-Badulla bus at Galkanda, Diyatalawa,our news sources said.

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One of the prison escapees captured

One of the six inmates who fled the custody of the prison officers yesterday at the Baddegama Magistrate’s Court has been arrested yesterday. A special team of Baddegama Police and Special Task Force (STF) police has arrested the escaped inmate around 11 this morning at Ellekanda area in Baddegama. The …

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24 killed, 170,000 affected due to bad weather

At least 24 individuals killed and more than 170,000 individuals affected in 20 districts due to the ongoing adverse weather condition, the Disaster Management Center (DMC)said. Water levels of main rivers are currently showing normal levels but water levels at Kalu River and Nilwala River are dropping slowly. Ratnapura, Kalutara, …

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Influenza vaccine not available at govt hospitals – Actg. DG

Acting Director General of Health Services Dr. Sarath Amunugama says that currently government hospitals do not provide the influenza virus vaccines. Speaking at a press conference held at the Health Education Bureau (HEB), he also said that adequate rest is as important as medical treatment for those suffering from a …

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