Cabinet approval for new electoral system

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April 23, 2015 10:34 am

The Cabinet has given its consent for the new Electoral system amendment draft bill. Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera quoted by local media said    the President submitte...

Update : Gota leaves Bribery Commission office

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April 23, 2015 10:12 am

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the Commission to Investigate allegations of Bribery or Corruption, within half an hour after his arrival this morning. Rajapak...

Ranil to be interviewed on ITN this evening

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April 23, 2015 06:40 am

The Independent Television Network (ITN) will interview Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at 10 p.m. today....

Basil remanded till May 5, to be admitted to prison hospital

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April 22, 2015 11:53 pm

Former Economic Development Minister BasilRajapaksa was remanded till May 5 by Kaduwela Magistrate a short while ago, police said. He was charged for alleged misuse of Rs. 70 mi...

Basil and ex-officals produced before Kaduwela magistrate

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April 22, 2015 10:41 pm

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two former senior officials have now been produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate after being placed under arrest for a...

Basil and two former senior officials to be produced before Kaduwela Magistrate

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April 22, 2015 07:19 pm

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two former senior officials are set to be produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate tonight after being placed under arres...

Two held over murder in school

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April 22, 2015 04:26 pm

Two persons including the security guard of a leading Colombo school have been arrested by the police over the murder of a 44 year old woman who was employed as a janitorial worker...

President to address the nation tomorrow

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April 22, 2015 03:49 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena is to make a special statement via all electronic media tomorrow at 9 pm , the President Media Division (PMD) said. Meanwhile the government's 100...

SLFP & UNP should work together as a Govt. for the benefit of people: Maithri

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April 22, 2015 03:41 pm

The SLFP and the UNP should work together as a government without party differences for the benefit of the people, President Maithripala Sirisena said. "Politically, we are all ...

President appoints officials to state-owned institutions

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April 22, 2015 03:38 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday  appointed new chairpersons and director boards to the state-owned institutions Lanka Logistics & Technologies Ltd., Rakna Arakshaka L...

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