Trishaw meets fiery end following accident


A three-wheeler that had allegedly been driven at high speed had been completely destroyed after it burst into flames following an accident at Pudukulam in Vavuniya yesterday.

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MR claims Govt. went on 'reckless borrowing binge'


Since January, last year, the Government has been on a 'reckless borrowing binge,' former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated.

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Judicial mechanism will have confidence of all - Govt.


The Government has strategies and plans aimed at dealing with the 'serious and controversial issue' of setting up a judicial mechanism with international assistance to probe alleged human rights abuses during the war, Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.

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Bribery Commission files case against Namal Rajapaksa


The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), has filed action against Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa in the Supreme Court on charges of contempt.

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Fonseka obtains UNP membership


Field Marshal and Government Minister Sarath Fonseka obtained membership of the United National Party (UNP) today.

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Lankaputhra MD fired by board


Lasantha Amarasekara, Managing Director of the troubled Lankaputhra Bank has been sacked by its controversial Chairman and board for “general inefficiency” with effect from Tuesday.

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Chinese workers stage protest in Matara


A group of Chinese nationals working in Sri Lanka staged a protest in Matara town yesterday over an incident where several of their countrymen were allegedly attacked by a group of locals at Naotunna.

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Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat to continue


The Government will continue with operations of the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat (ACCS) until a new institutional structure is introduced, it was disclosed today.

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Govt. to review criteria for revision of bus fares


The Government will appoint a committee of intellectuals to review policies and criteria regarding the revision of bus fares.

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