Education Ministry seeks Rs 2.5 billion from Treasury to resume stalled projects


The Education Ministry has sought close to Rs 2.

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Gotabhaya pledges new political culture rid of corruption


Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today (Oct 19) pledged to create a new political culture that would see politics as a mechanism to serve the people, and not to achieve personal gains.

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Two including policeman nabbed with 180 kilos of kerala cannabis


Two individuals including a police officer have been nabbed while transporting 180 kilos of Kerala Cannabis in Mannar.

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Seven Chinese workers at Aruwakkalu landfill arrested without visas


Seven Chinese nationals employed at the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill in Puttalam without a valid visa were arrested yesterday (Oct 18), police said.

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SLFP to ink MoU with Gotabhaya today


The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (Oct 19) with Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

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Sajith says will encourage innovators under his government


Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa today (Oct 18) said his government will encourage innovators by offering them new opportunities.

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Army Chief denies links to election advertisement


Army Chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva has denied involvement over an election advertisement, which had used his photograph and a quote, Election Commission (EC) Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

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EC warns against distribution of leaflet pertaining to presidential candidates at state institutions


The Election Commission (EC) has warned against the distribution of leaflets promoting presidential candidates at state institutions.

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Dissanayake aims to increase usage of public transport upto 80 percent


Presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake today (Oct 18) said he plans to increase the usage of public transport upto 80 percent within five years, if voted into power.

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11 including two PS members arrested for election violence, law violations


Eleven suspects including two Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) members have been arrested over election violence and complaints of law violations.

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Independent commission to be set-up to evaluate policies, govt. projects


An independent commission is to be set-up to evaluate policies, and government projects, the Parliament's Department of Communication said.

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Japan grants USD 1.2 million for demining activities in the North


The Japanese government has provided a grant of USD 1.

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