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Yoshitha failed to appear before courts

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s second son Yoshitha Rajapaksa despite being ordered to appear before the CID on 28 July failed to answer summons yesterday, Police sources said. A senior Police Officer told this paper that Rajapaksa had sought…… a fresh date to appear before the CID through his lawyer. Yoshitha …

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Hambantota port agreement signed

The amended agreement on the Hambantota Port was signed between the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and China Merchant Port Holdings, a short while ago in Colombo. The $1.1 billion deal to lease the southern Hambantota port to China was inked on Saturday, after several months of delay caused by …

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People in landslide prone areas told to stay alert

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) advises those living in landslide prone areas in Kandy, Kegalle, Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura districts to stay alert due to the heavy rainfall expected to those areas. The DMC urges people living in such area to evacuate immediately if there are signs of landslides. Kandy …

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