Case over threatening bond scam witness to be heard on Sept 9


The case filed against businessman Shanil Neththikumara for threatening the sibling of a witness who gave evidence against Minister Ravi Karunanayake over the bond scam has been fixed for September 9.

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PM organises dinner for UNP MP's as party members prepare for Matara rally


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has organised a dinner banquet for United National Party (UNP) members tomorrow (Aug 22), in the backdrop of tomorrow’s rally in Matara.

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SG Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe withdraws resignation request - sources


Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe has withdrawn her resignation request which had been tendered to contest at the upcoming presidential polls, sources at the Attorney General (AG)'s Department said.

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Keith Noyahr's assault probe to end within two months - Police


Investigations into the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008 is expected to end within two months, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (Aug 22).

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Sajith's Matara rally to get underway tomorrow


A special rally is being organized by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera in Matara in support of UNP Deputy Leader, Minister Sajith Premadasa at the upcoming presidential election and will get underway tomorrow (Aug 23).

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Re-scrutinized results of 2018 O/L exams released


The re-scrutinized results of the 2018 G.

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Fishing trawlers to receive monitoring devices, solar power system


Cabinet approval has been granted to install vessel monitoring devices and solar power systems in multi-day fishing trawlers in the near future.

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President's office clarifies Pakistani HC meeting


The President's Office has clarified that President Maithripala Sirisena had not commented on the Kashmir issue during a meeting with the Pakistani High Commissioner recently.

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In pictures : Beira passenger boat service launched


The passenger boat service of the Beira Lake from Union Place to Colombo Fort was launched today (August 22) under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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CID submits report to AG on six high profile cases


The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has submitted a report to the Attorney General (AG) on the probes into six high profile cases, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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EC to seek AG's advice on filling vacancy of MP Salinda Dissanayake in Parliament


The Elections Commission has said that it would seek the Attorney General's advice to fill the vacancy created in Parliament following the demise of Parliamentarian Salinda Dissanayake.

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Tourism authorities abandon recovery promotion plan


Sri Lanka's Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has dropped the planned post Easter attacks recovery promotion campaign having run into bureaucratic issues.

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