PM requests for reduction in aircraft landing charges to attract more tourist flights


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has requested civil aviation and treasury authorities to reduce landing charges levied on aircrafts touching down in Sri Lanka.

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Hyrax Oil Lubricant Blending plant declared open in Muthurajawela


A lubricant blending plant set up by Malaysia-based Hyrax Oil company with a USD 30 million investment was declared open by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Muthurajawela today (Jun 24).

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Seventeen suspects further remanded over Rathgama killings


Seventeen suspects alleged to have been involved in the killing of two businessmen in Rathgama have been further remanded until July 8 by the Galle Magistrate's Court.

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Indictments filed against three ex-LTTEers over killing of 26 military personnel


Indictments were filed against three ex-LTTE intelligence cadres over the killing of 26 navy and army personnel during the war at the Vavuniya High Court today (Jun 24).

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Sri Lanka's High Commissioner-designate to Singapore assumes duties


Sri Lanka's High Commissioner-Designate to Singapore Sashikala Premawardhane assumed duties at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Singapore today (June 24).

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AG instructs criminal inquiry against ex-defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando


The Attorney General has instructed the Acting Police Chief to conduct  criminal investigations against former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando over the failure to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks.

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Seven including A'pura Mayor further remanded for damaging house


Seven suspects including the Anuradhapura Mayor have been further remanded until July 8 for damaging a housing during the 1999 presidential elections.

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Sandya Eknaligoda files FR petition against Gnanasara Thera's presidential pardon


Sandya Eknaligoda, the wife of missing journalist - Prageeth Eknaligoda, has filed a fundamental rights petition against the decision to release Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera on a presidential pardon.

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Opp. Leader says constitutional amendments cannot be done prior to polls


Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that constitutional amendments cannot be made when an election is nearing.

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Colombo District Court decides to hear Arjuna's defamatory case against unionists


The Colombo District Court today (Jun 24) decided to commence hearings of three defamatory cases filed against three trade union leaders belonging to the Sri Lanka Ports Authority by Minister Arjuna Ranatunga.

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Four nabbed at BIA with Rs 5.3 million worth cigarettes


A stock of foreign cigarettes worth Rs 5.

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Akila issued summons to appear before PCoI over printing of text books


Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has been issued summons to appear before the Presidential Commission probing state sector corruption on July 8.

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