Kanjipani at GA’s Department to check voice sample
Drug kingpin Mohamed Najim Mohamed Imran alias Kanjipani Imran today arrived at the Government Analyst’s Department over the alleged death threat that he had allegedly issued to a Police Officer at Keselwatte.
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31, 500 police officers promoted
A total of 31,500 police officers had been promoted including Police constables and inspectors with the approval of the National Salaries and Cadre Commission and the National Police Commission, police spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.
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MR hits back at AG’s report on Lotus Tower allegation
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa in a statement said yesterday that the Auditor General on April 2019, published a 670-page special report on the Lotus Tower project, but it did not specify about a Chinese contractor who disappeared with Rs.2 billion.
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CID tracking down digital footprint of ISIS
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) informed court yesterday that it was probing several plans devised by ISIS based on information received from Interpol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on communication techniques of the terrorist outfit.
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Rs. 2 bn missing from Lotus Tower project
If president's claim wrong, officials to take blame
If President Maithripala Sirisena’s claim that Rs.2 billion was missing from the investment of Lotus Tower Project was incorrect, it is obvious that officials who gave him the figures were to be blamed for such misinformation, General Secretary of the UPFA, Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday.
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UNP will decide on prez candidate next week: Akila
UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said today the party, together with its allies, would decide on its presidential candidate next week.
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COPE to probe Lotus Tower Project
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) today decided to conduct a full-scale investigation on the alleged misappropriation of government funds on the Lotus Tower project.
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PSC’s term extended by one month
Parliament today granted a one-month extension to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks to complete its final report.
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Presidential poll on Nov. 16
Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today the presidential election would be conducted on November 16, 2019. He said the nominations for the elections would be called for on October 7.
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GMOA strike: Countrywide healthcare services crippled
Healthcare services in hospitals countrywide came to a virtual standstill today due to the 24-hour strike launched by the GMOA.
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Former MP Mithrapala passes away
Former Kegalle District UPFA MP H. R. Mithrapala passed away at the age of 73 today. He passed away at the Karawanella Hospital.
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Lotus Road closed due to protest
The Lotus Road from Lotus Roundabout towards Ceramic Junction was closed due to a protest march carried out by a group of employees of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), police said.
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Court orders to bury Kingsbury bomber’s remains at Borella Cemetery
Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake issued an order directing the Thimbirigasyaya Divisional Secretary to bury the remains of suicide bomber Mohammed Mubarak, who blew himself up at the Kingsbury Hotel, at the Borella Cemetery.
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Interim order issued on disabled soldiers
Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today issued an interim order preventing the protesting disabled soldiers from entering the Lotus Road and the vicinity of the President’s Office and the Prime Minister’s Office.
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Heavy traffic in Town Hall
Traffic congestion is reported from around the Colombo Town Hall area due to a protest march carried out by the non-academic staff of the universities, police said.
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Explosives found buried in Palamunai
A T-56 weapon, a magazine, 30 ammunition, seven detonators and four gelignite sticks were found buried in Akkaraipattu, Palamunai, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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Restructuring SriLankan: Ministers told to submit views on Eran’s proposals
At yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have asked the ministers to submit their views on the recommendations made by State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickramaratne on restructuring SriLankan Airlines on the basis of a public-private partnership.
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