Treasury approves payment of bonus for employees of state-owned statutory bodies


The Treasury has approved the 2019 bonus payment for employees of state-owned statutory bodies and fully state-owned companies.

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President Gotabaya assures non-interfere with media freedom during tenure


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addressing a gathering of heads of media institutions assured that media freedom would not be hindered during his tenure.

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Constitutional Council Approves President's nominee for Court of Appeal


The Constitutional Council today (Dec 12) unanimously approved nomination made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa regarding the appointment of High Court judge Ms.

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Multi-functional development task force to provide employment to less qualified youth


A proposal was put forward by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to establish a multi-functional development task force to provide employment opportunities to 100,000 less qualified youths from low income earning families.

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24-Hour Water-Cut on Dec 14


A 24-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas in Colombo on Dec 14 the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said.

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Travel ban on Swiss Embassy staffer further extended till Dec 17


The travel ban imposed on the Swiss Embassy staffer who allegedly was involved in an abduction case has been extended until December 17.

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Cabinet sub-committee on cost of living to be appointed


Cabinet approved a proposal by the President for the appointment of a cost of living cabinet sub-committee under his chairmanship to provide recommendations to the Cabinet.

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CID informs court that new team will be investigating complaints into Dr Shafi


The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) informed Court today (Dec 12)  that the investigations regarding Dr.

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CCTV cameras in railway stations: Minister


State Minister for Railway Services C.

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Foreign Minister Gunawardena urges for action to improve SAARC intra-regional trade


Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has urged that  the SAARC member countries  take action to improve intra-trade in the region without compromising security concerns.

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UNP urges disciplinary action be taken against those who assaulted Lake House journalist


The United National Party (UNP) has urged that disciplinary action be taken against the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) supporters who assaulted a Lake House journalist.

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Two sentenced to death for stabbing 17-year-old youth


Colombo High Court  today sentenced to death two suspects accused of stabbing and killing a 17-year-old youth.

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