Island wide dengue control Program from tomorrow

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A three day Dengue Prevention Programme targeting seven high risk districts including the Western Province, will commence tomorrow, Government Information Department said.

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US proposes $31 million financial aid to Lanka

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The US government has proposed a $31 million financial aid to Sri Lanka to encourage reconciliation efforts and support anti-corruption activities as the Island nation is undertaking major reforms after the historic political transition.

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Theravadi Kathikavath Bill not consistent with the constitution: SC

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The Supreme Court (SC) determined that the proposed Theravadi Kathikavath Bill was inconsistent with the constitution, Parliament was informed today.

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Pillayan further remanded

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Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police over the killing of a Tamil parliamentarian further remanded  until February 24 by the Batticaloa Magistrate Court today.

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Injunction order against full face helmets extended again

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The Appeals Court extended the interim injunction order against the ban on 'full face helmets' till May 5.

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"Joint Opposition" protests in Parliament

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The Local Authorities (Amendment) Bill that will give women additional representation in local bodies was passed amidst chaotic scenes in Parliament today, but not due to opposition to the Bill but due to protests from the joint opposition that they were being treated unfairly in the House.

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Constitutional Council to meet to decide on new Attorney General

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The Constitutional Council will meet tomorrow to decide on   the new appointee to the post of Attorney General (AG), Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today.

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Sicille Kotelawala remanded till Feb 23

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Sicille Kotelawala, wife of former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala, was ordered to be remanded till February 23 by the Fort Magistrate today.

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General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Gnanasara Thera granted bail

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The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) ven Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera was granted bail by the Homagama Magistrate today, over contempt of court charges.

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