Remains of Lasantha Wickrematunge exhumed


Work on exhuming the remains of slain journalist and former Editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper, Lasantha Wickrematunge commenced this morning at the Borella Cemetery.

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Mahindananda Aluthgamage released on bail


Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who had been in remand custody on money laundering charges, was released on bail today after being produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court.

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Minor earth tremor reported from Galle


A minor earth tremor has been reported from Galle and surrounding areas this morning, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) has confirmed.

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Traders called upon to pay VAT only for VATable items


Sri Lanka’s retail and wholesale traders will be asked to pay 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) only on the revenue from the sale of VATable goods in accordance with the proposed VAT amendment Draft Bill to be presented in parliament soon, Finance Ministry media release revealed.

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High Court issues notice on Attanayake


 Colombo High Court has issued  notice on former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake in a case against him for allegedly preparing fraudulent documents, local media rpeorted.

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German investors, looking at CIFL investment, return home


The German delegation of investors, in Sri Lanka last week to consider investing in the failed Central Investment and Finance Ltd (CIFL), left on Saturday without any finality on the proposed investment.

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Wimal Weerawansa at FCID


UPFA MP Wimal Weerawansa has arrived at the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) a short while ago.

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VAT amendment delay threatens IMF’s second tranche


The disbursement of the second tranche of a IMF 1.

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Customs trade unions end work-to-rule campaign


The work-to-rule campaign by Sri Lanka Customs officers has been called off this afternoon.

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