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SAITM Chairman threatens to sue Minister

Chairman of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Dr Neville Fernando yesterday vowed to sue Minister Susil Premajayantha seeking Rs.500 million in damages for the derogatory comments made against him.   The former UNP Deputy Minister said anyone could change the name of an institution for which …

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Water supply disruption due to damaged pipeline in Kadawatha

The Water Board announced that the water supply to several areas and roads in and around Kadawatha will be suspended for 12 hours from 9.30am today due to a damaged pipeline. Accordingly the water supply to Kadawatha, Ragama Road, along Kandy-Colombo road from Kadawatha to Kiribathgoda, Pushparama Road, Genmulla Road, …

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Taiwan money transfer suspects surrenders to CID

A suspect involved in the money transfer scandal from a bank in Taiwan surrendered to the CID with Rs. 3 million a short while ago, our news sources said . The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Litro Gas chairman N.M.S. Moonesinghe in connection with the transfer of 1.1 million USD …

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Railway employees to go on strike

Railway Department employees announced that a strike will be staged from midnight tomorrow (20), in wake of the government not meeting several promises made to Railway department Trade Unions on employee salary allowances. The Secretary of the Locomotive Operating Engineers Union Indika Dodangoda stated that train drivers, railway controllers and …

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