Update : People's Bank (Amendment) Bill passed


People's Bank (Amendment) Bill was passed in Parliament this afternoon with amendments.

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Government Analyst conducts voice test on Kanjipaani Imran


The Government Analyst's Department today (Sept 19) said it had conducted a voice test on alleged underworld criminal 'Kanjipaani Imran' who has been accused of threatening a police officer.

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13 Suspects including 'Kudu Roshan' to be produced in court for identification parade on Oct 3


Thirteen suspects including underworld figure 'Kudu Roshan' have been further remanded until October 3 by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Kanchana Neranjana De Silva today (Sept 10).

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Road closures in Kotahena from tomorrow


Traffic will be restricted along Bonjean Road and 6th Lane in Kotahena beginning from tomorrow and during the next few days, the Police said.

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Central Bank cancels licence of failed TKS Finance Ltd


The Monetary Board of the Central Bank (CB) has decided to cancel the licence issued to crisis-hit TKS Finance Ltd (TKSF) with immediate effect – from September 19 as there are no valid reasons for its continuation based on the crisis it is facing.

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EC officials summoned, Presidential poll preparations underway


All District Returning Officers,Deputy and Assistant Election Commissioners have been asked to report to the Election Commission office tomorrow (Sept 20) to discuss the preparations for the Presidential election.

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Special Cabinet meeting to be held today : Sources


A special Cabinet meeting is scheduled to be held this afternoon under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, Presidential Secretariat sources said.

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Parliamentary debate on People's Bank (Amendment) Bill today


The Parliamentary debate on the People's Bank (Amendment) Bill will take place today (19).

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EC to issue gazette barring activities that give undue advantage to contesting parties


The Election Commission (EC) said that it will issue a gazette tonight barring politicians from carrying out certain activities which could give them an undue advantage prior to the Presidential elections.

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Indian nabbed with narcotics at BIA


An Indian national has been arrested with narcotics worth Rs 900,000 at the Bandaranaike International Airport today (Sept 19).

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Navy apprehend 5 Indian fishermen for poaching in territorial waters in the North


Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 05 Indian fishermen along with their fishing trawler for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters yesterday ( September 18).

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Accepting of Presidential election deposits to begin from today till Oct 6


The Elections Secretariat stated that accepting of deposits for the Presidential Election will commence from today (Sept 19).

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