Bribery Commission files case against Namal Rajapaksa


The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), has filed action against Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa in the Supreme Court on charges of contempt.

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Fonseka obtains UNP membership


Field Marshal and Government Minister Sarath Fonseka obtained membership of the United National Party (UNP) today.

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Lankaputhra MD fired by board


Lasantha Amarasekara, Managing Director of the troubled Lankaputhra Bank has been sacked by its controversial Chairman and board for “general inefficiency” with effect from Tuesday.

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Chinese workers stage protest in Matara


A group of Chinese nationals working in Sri Lanka staged a protest in Matara town yesterday over an incident where several of their countrymen were allegedly attacked by a group of locals at Naotunna.

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Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat to continue


The Government will continue with operations of the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat (ACCS) until a new institutional structure is introduced, it was disclosed today.

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Govt. to review criteria for revision of bus fares


The Government will appoint a committee of intellectuals to review policies and criteria regarding the revision of bus fares.

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Schoolboy driver causes serious trishaw-motorbike accident


Three persons, including a woman were injured when a three-wheeler allegedly driven by a schoolboy who did not possess a valid driver's license crashed head-on into a motorbike at Atampawala, Hemathagama this morning.

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Mattala airport calls for EOI


  The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) is now seeking investors to undertake investments and commercial operations of the facility in Southern Sri Lanka.

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Parents in Seruwila protest over the lack of teachers


Parents in Seruwila have taken to the streets to protest the lack of teachers for their children at a school in the area.

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