Gota, seven others released from Avant Garde case
The Magistrate’s Court today discharged the eight accused including Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the Avant Garde floating armoury case filed by the Bribery Commission (BC).
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Sajith appears before PCoI
Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister Sajith Premadasa appeared before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to investigate corruption of the current administration a short while ago.
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Executive Officers’ protest: Passport normal service suspended
The Emigration and Immigration Department had decided to suspend the one day service of issuing passport due to the protest carried out by Government Service Executive Officers outside the department.
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UNP WC secret ballot to select candidate on Thursday
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, after a discussion with a team of his party seniors, decided last night to call for a meeting of the working committee on Thursday and conduct a secret ballot to select the presidential candidate, Daily Mirror learns.
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UNP discuss how to obtain the support of TNA and Civil Organisations
A discussion was held yesterday among the leader of the United National Front (UNF) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Deputy Leader of United National Party (UNP), Minister of Housing and Construction and Cultural Affairs Sajith Premadasa and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to obtain the support of Tamil National Alliance(TNA) and Civil Organisations in Sri Lanka for the victory of the UNF presidential candidate.
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Gota asks Muslims to be party to his victory
The presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa requested the Muslims minority to be party to his victory which, he said, is certain according to every survey done in the country.
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Stay order on Prelate’s cremation at the temple premises
Mulaitivu Additional Magistrate N. Sudaharan yesterday issued an interim order staying the cremation ceremony of the Nayaru Gurukanda Rajamaha Vihara Chief Incumbent Ven. Kolamba Medhalankarakitthi Thera at the temple premises.
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Impossible to abolish executive presidency sans support of all parties: PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said he had informed the relevant persons including the President that it was not possible to abolish the executive presidency without the support of all parties.
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Steps taken to release private lands in Jaffna
Northern Province Governor Dr Suren Raghavan has decided to appoint a committee to identify alternative lands for the army and the police in Jaffna in place of the private lands used by them.
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EC to open complaint offices
The Elections Commission has decided to open complaint offices to investigate election complaints at the Elections Secretariat in Rajagiriya and all the district offices to entertain complaints relating to the forthcoming presidential election.
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Why blame only me, asks RW
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that false allegations had been made against him personally isolating him from others though he was engaged in politics together with a number of others.
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Flood warning issued to people along Gin, Nilwala Rivers
People living along the Gin Ganga and Nilwala Ganga in the Galle and Matara Southern Province had been asked to be vigilant following a minor flood situation in the regions.
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President appoints commission to probe Easter attacks
A five-member commission headed by Court of Appeal Judge Janak de Silva has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.
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Reveal politicians who influenced probes: President to Dias
President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday that former Director General of the Bribery Commission Dilrukshi Dias should reveal the dishonored politicians who ordered to file court cases in an unjust manner.
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Didn’t receive prior intel warning on 21/4: Prez
President Maithripala Sirisena who testified before the parliamentary select committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday bombings said he did not receive prior intelligence warning on the attacks. He testified before the PSC from 10.20 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the Presidential Secretariat.
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2017, 2018 and 2019 electoral lists
Gota’s NIC to register as elector invalidated in 2016
The National Identity Card (NIC) used by Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential hopeful Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa to register as an elector in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 electoral lists had been invalidated by the Department for Registration of Persons (DRP) in October 2016, Daily Mirror learns.
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Dilrukshi responds to Avante Garde phone call
Whilst not denying the fact that a conversation took place between Solicitor General Dilrukshi Dias Wickremasinghe and Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi, Wickremasinghe called for the release of the entire phone conversation between the two parties.
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