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In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 4:55 am gmt |
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The Health and Indigenous Medicine Ministry will consider all substitute and casual health workers who were involved in yesterday’s (Tuesday) strike as having vacated their posts, Health and Indigenous Medicine Ministry sources said. According to the sources, Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister D...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 4:48 am gmt |
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Present government ministers Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Sudharshani Fernandopulle also signed in this no-confidence motion. Former Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake also signed in this no confidence motion. No-confidence motion passed against Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe over financial allegati...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 4:11 am gmt |
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Former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa ordered to appear before the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) on 1st of June over financial allegations reported in the Siriliya Saviya organization. Shiranthi was the leader of this organization. Meanwhile parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa in his soci...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 4:04 am gmt |
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Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has said that plans are afoot to generate one million jobs after the forthcoming elections. Addressing a gathering of United National Party activists in Galgamuwa, the Minister revealed of plans to unveil this programme from the Kurunegala District. The M...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 4:00 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says a special court will be set up to ensure speedy and proper justice in the case of brutal rape-murder of the school girl in Jaffna. “We cannot let such incidents to be happened ever in the future in the country,” he added. The President was speaking at a meeting wit...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 3:54 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasingha said that the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa tries to re-enter the politics, using Jaffna incidents. He said this while addressing a media brief held yesterday in Temple tree. Also he said, the former president should ask apologize from women for not taking any...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 4:33 pm gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that, the culprits of Punguduthivu Vithya’s murder will be punished immediately. He said this while conducting talks with high officials at Vembadi Girls’ School. Also, he said that a special court is to be formed and through that, the culprits wi...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 10:35 am gmt |
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The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization, Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, has been released on Rs. 10 Lakhs bail by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court, after he was arrested on a pending warrant earlier today (Monday). Gnanasara Thera was arrested this morning after he produce...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 9:48 am gmt |
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Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa had informed his close aides that he will contest in the parliamentary elections which are expected to be held in the country in September, Chinese media ‘Xinhua’ said. It said that the former president and some senior parliamentarians have al...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 9:16 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says it is the responsibility of everyone to protect the environment and natural resources. “The present Government is fulfilling this obligation to the letter. There is no room for unnecessary influences that least to the devastation of the environment and natural reso...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 9:12 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena met all District Secretaries of the island at the President Secretariat yesterday (Monday) and focused attention on the administrative problems faced by them in district level development programmes. The President said they should be committed to provide better service ...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 9:02 am gmt |
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The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to certify ‘Porkalathil Oru Poo,’ a film based on real life story of television journalist, Isaipriya, who was allegedly killed in captivity by the Sri Lankan armed forces in the final stages of the civil war in 2009, on the grounds that the ...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 8:38 am gmt |
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264 members of the Sri Lanka Army return home after a successful mission in Haiti. The remaining members are due to return to the island in three batches. The Sri Lankan army made an outstanding contribution to build Haiti, serving as Peacekeepers in the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti for eleven y...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 8:06 am gmt |
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Customs officials seized nine containers of tea dust worth Rs. 10,530,000 which was to be exported to the Middle East and Europe. The container load weighing 162,000 kgs had been declared by the exporter as coir dust but customs officers had found it to be tea dust, Customs Deputy Director Parakrama ...
In Srilanka
May 26, 2015 7:24 am gmt |
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says that it would no longer participate in the National Executive Council. Speaking at an event in Anuradhapura, JVP leader MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that the national executive council has not convened since April 19. The National Executive Council was set...