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Local polls date to be announced today

The date of elections to 93 local government bodies will be announced by the Elections Commission (EC) after ending the nomination period at noon today.   According to the EC, 557 political parties and independent groups had paid their deposits by noon yesterday.   Most political parties and independent groups …

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Railways to become closed service

The government said yesterday that railways would be made an essential closed service along with Health and Education.   Declaring that the railway strike had been settled, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne, who was a member of the committee which negotiated with the striking unions, told the Post Cabinet Press Conference …

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