Gazette notification listing subject purview of Ministries of new government issued


President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has issued a gazette notification on ministerial subjects and functions.

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Rice at concessionary rates in lieu of festive season


Large scale rice mill owners have agreed to provide rice at concessionary rates to consumers during this festive season.

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Attention being directed towards economical, profitable power generation : Energy Ministry


Attention is being focused towards economically profitable power generation projects in a bid to provide continous power generation without any shortages in the future, the Power and Energy Ministry said in a statement.

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Brig Priyanka Fernando, new director Real Estate & Quartering assumes office


Brigadier Priyanka Fernando of the Gemunu Watch (GW) took over duties as the new Director, Real Estate and Quartering at the Army Headquarters, Sri Jayewardenepura yesterday (Dec 9) during a brief ceremony at his office.

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Appointing of Chairmanship of several state media institutions to be postponed


The appointment of the post of Chairman to several state media institutions is to be postponed till Dec 18.

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Cabinet proposal to be put forward to address illegal constructions in wildlife buffer zones


A Cabinet proposal is to be put forward to address the issue of illegal constructions that have come up in wildlife park buffer zones.

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D.A. Rajapaksa memorial museum case appeal to be heard on March 05, 2020


An appeal filed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa challenging an order issues by the three-member Colombo Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar over the construction of the D.

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Seven-hour water cut effective in several areas tomorrow


Water supply will be disrupted for seven hours from 10pm tomorrow in several areas, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said.

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Death sentence imposed on drug dealer "Kalu Thushara"


The Colombo High Court today (Dec10) imposed the death sentence on drug dealer Herath Mudiyanselage Thushara, alias ‘Kalu Thushara’ on the charges of possessing 59 grammes of heroin and trafficking in drugs.

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Six member UNP committee appointed to make recommendations on leadership, reforms


A six member UNP committee has been appointed to consider party leadership and reform issues According to party sources the committee comprising six members will put up a report to party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe within two weeks regarding possible recommendations that could help take the party forward.

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UNP to contest general elections under Ranil's leadership


The United National Party will contest the next general election under the leadership of Ranil Wickremesinghe - UNP Gen Sec Akila Viraj said.

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