Airport officials gave green light to store paddy at Mattala Airport - Daya Gamage
Primary Industries and Social Empowerment Minister Daya Gamage yesterday informed the Presidential Commission that the Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) had decided to store paddy at Mattala Airport after the airport officials had given them permission to execute this decision in 2015.
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SLFP to sign MoU with Gota today
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) would sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today, the SLPP said.
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My policy is to give prominence to Buddhism and protect unitary status: Sajith
New Democratic Front (NDF) presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa said yesterday his policy was to give prominence to Buddhism and to protect the unitary status of the country.
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GMOA hands over its proposals to Gotabaya
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) yesterday handed over its set of twenty proposals to SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Opposition Leader’s official residence in Wijerama.
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11 including 2 PS members, 1 former PS member arrested: Police
Police arrested eleven suspects including two Pradeshiya Sabha members and a former PS member so far with regards to the received complaints and election law violations, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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851 election law violation cases reported so far: EC
The Elections Commission has received a total of 851 complaints from October 8 to 17 regarding the election law violations and violent activities, the Commission said.
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62 killed in mosque bombing in eastern Afghanistan
A blast in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan killed 62 people Friday, according to Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Nangahar’s provincial governor. Khogyani said the blast struck worshipers gathered for Friday prayers and left 36 wounded.
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LPBOA decides to support Gota
Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) President Gemunu Wijeratne today said the majority of members in his association had decided to support the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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Isura removed from party posts
Former Chief Minister of the Western Provincial Council Isura Devapriya has been removed from the SLFP Central Committee and Maharagama Chief Organiser post, sources said.
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Do not park vehicles without anyone inside: Police
Police request public not to leave their vehicles parked alone on roadsides due to any technical failures or any other reason without keeping a person in the vehicle because if not, they should inform it to the police emergency, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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Unfavourable weather conditions forecasted by Met. Dept
Heavy rainfalls which could go up to 150 mm are expected in some parts of the island during the coming days, Department of Meteorology said yesterday.
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Sri Ranga and five others granted bail
Former MP Sri Ranga and five others were granted bail by the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Court over an accident that killed a policeman at Settikulam in 2011.
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Manju Sri Arangala passes away
Opposition leader of the Western Provincial Council Manju Sri Arangala (63) passed away at a private hospital in Colombo today.
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Wijeyadasa extends support to Gota
UNP MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said he would support Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the presidential election.
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Three arrested with heroin in Divulapitiya
Three suspects were arrested with 30 kilograms of heroin at a house in Divulapitiya this morning, police said.
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MoU signed between SLPP and CWC
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC) in order to work in tandem for the upcoming presidential election.
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Gold deposits found in Seruwawila: GSMB
Geological surveys conducted recently have revealed a gold deposit of 100 sq. kilometres buried in an area centring Seruwawila, Geological Survey and Mine Bureau (GSMB) Chairman Asela Iddawela said.
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