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Ranjan de Silva murder investigation handed over to CID

The police investigation into the murder of Mount Lavinia Municipal Council member, Ranjan de Silva, has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera made the decision to hand over the investigation to the CID and …

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Sri Lanka state revenues up 8-pct to March, primary surplus

Sri Lanka’s state revenues had growth 8 percent from a year earlier to 469.1 billion rupees in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, while a primary surplus had been recorded in the budget, official data shows. But tax revenues grew only 2 percent 425.3 billion rupees up …

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President’s Secretary seeks AG’s advice to release Bond scam report

Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has sought the advice of the Attorney General on releasing the complete report submitted to President Maithripala Sirisena by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) appointed to look into the Central Bank Treasury Bond Transactions. The final reports of the PCoI into Central Bank …

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