CID inquiry on bribe allegation by Australian website

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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has commenced an investigation regarding the news report carried by an Australian website claiming that an employee of his office, when he served as the Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Services demanded 'political donation' to approve a project, Cabinet spokesman Minister Rajitha Senarathne said today.

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PM to deliver inaugural address of Indian Ocean Conference 2016 in Singapore

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Singapore today to participate in the Indian Ocean Conference 2016, a statement from Temple Trees said.

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Fisheries Ministry to reduce permits on harvesting sea cucumber

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Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera said a decision has been made to reduce the number of permits issued for sea cumber harvesting by twenty five percentage annually.

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World Bank hails Sri Lanka for speedy achievements in development goals

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Following a meeting with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake this week, the World Bank noted that Sri Lanka has been rapidly achieving its development goals which were set at the time the loans were granted, a statement from the ministry said.

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Probe underway on fire at Colombo port premises

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority has inititated investigations regarding the fire that broke early this week at the Colombo port premises, a statement said.

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90 Lankan Tamil refugees to return home from Indian this month

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At least 90 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving Sri Lanka under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme, a statement from Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement said.

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New military spokesman appointed

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Two persons arrested with 5.5 kg of gold

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Navy arrested two persons who were attempting to smuggle 5.

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Eight local fishermen held for illegal fishing

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Eight local fishermen who were engaging in illegal fishing at two separate locations arrested by Navy yesterday.

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