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CB won’t bring Samurdhi Bank under it

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka K.D. Ranasinghe yesterday. said that the Samurdhi Bank wouldn’t be brought under the Central Bank.   Ranasinghe said that the CBSL would assist Samurdhi bank to further improve its supervision. Ranasinghe said so at the media conference at the CBSL chaired …

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GMOA to launch island-wide strike on May 17

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has decided to launch an island-wide 24-hour strike action on May 17. Addressing a media conference held today (11), GMOA Secretary Haritha Aluthge said the strike action will be held as a protest against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Singapore, proposed Economic …

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Person arrested with heroin worth Rs 22 million

A person in possession of heroin valued at Rs 22 million was arrested by Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) at Moragahahena, Horana. The stock of heroin weighing 1.76 kilograms was recovered inside the suspect’s residence. The suspect who was arrested on May 04 was kept in detention for seven days on …

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Bus fares to be increased?

Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) says that bus fares will be increased in line with the increase in fuel prices. LPBOA President Gemunu Wijeratne said that the association will convene a meeting today (11) to discuss and decide on the fares to be increased. Meanwhile three-wheeler drivers’ associations decided …

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Contempt of court case against Dr Padeniya fixed for inquiry

The Court of Appeal yesterday fixed for inquiry on June 5, the contempt of Court application, filed against Dr Anuruddha Padeniya, the President of the Government Medical Officers Association.   Dr Padeniya is accused of having insulted court by public reference to a Court of Appeal order, which said that …

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