Sajin Vass Gunawardena arrested by CID

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Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said.

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Singapore Airlines flight catches fire while making emergency landing

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A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the city-state's Changi Airport, CNN reported.

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Boat used to ferry Sri Lankan refugees seized

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An abandoned mechanized boat, believed to have been used by people smugglers to illegally ferry Sri Lankan refugees to Australia, was reportedly seized by Indian police off the Muttom Coast in Kanyakumari District on Saturday, the New Indian Express reported.

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Bus strike along Colombo- Chilaw route

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Private bus drivers operating on the Colombo- Chilaw bus route have resorted to a strike action since this morning (June 27), President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne told local media.

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Colour coding for sugary drinks

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A colour code for sugary drinks has been made mandatory by the Health Ministry.

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Interpol assistance sought for Gammanpila forgery case

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Police is seeking Interpol assistance to question two Australian nationals who reportedly signed as witnesses to a forged affidavit allegedly used by UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila to sell shares held in a local bank by an Australian company.

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COPE to study AG’s report on Central Bank bond issue

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The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) will meet on Wednesday to examine the findings relating to the Central Bank bond issue, the controversy regarding which has placed the re-appointment of Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran in a quandary.

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RTI Bill unanimously passed

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The long awaited Right to Information (RTI) Bill was unanimously approved by Parliament today.

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President invites private investments in power & energy sector

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President Maithripala Sirisena requested private sector investors to join with the Government’s initiatives in making Sri Lanka an energy self-sufficient nation in the next ten years while fulfilling the energy requirement of the country.

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