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Tue, 18 Jun 2019
This provincial bigwig has reportedly appointed a comely damsel as his receptionist despite her well-known close ties to an opposition political party. She had earlier been working as a library assistant.
A report from the upcountry sacred city reaching Colombo says that a certain provincial high-up had created a stir by commissioning a water bottling plant in this city before the arrival of the chief guest, who was expected to do the honours.
The children of a school orchestra in an egodapattu area had been rehearsing for several months for performing at the reception to a very high political authority billed to attend an important function of this school as the chief guest. The children
A Green top team member hailing from the city itself had received an important call from the palace the other day.
The day the well- known Buddhist monk began his hunger protest, the two governing ones who found themselves embroiled in a crisis, met in a private residence of another governing one in an apartment tower in the city outskirts.
There is a Buddhist shrine in a town close to Colombo where a Bo sapling from Buddha Gaya was planted when the Madam was functioning as the Head of State.
Several days following the Easter Sunday suicide bombings, a certain purohita leading a minor political party gave a phone call to a young Green Diyawanna member looking after a maritime electorate in the Gampaha District.
The Diyawanna members from the Northern Alliance had been receiving a special monthly allowance until recently.
With the big poll only a few months away, several hopefuls new to politics have already announced their intent to enter the fray, while some likely heavyweights from among political veterans are yet to announce their candidacy.
The Catholic Diyawanna members of the Green party have ganged up against Mangi following the latter’s alleged verbal attack on the local head of the Church.
A senior top team member being compelled to take a rear seat at a prominent religious ceremony had caused a flutter the other day.
This two-star uniformed one, married to the daughter of a lady close to a former political bigwig, is facing serious charges, but an inquiry which was to be held against him had been stifled due to political intervention, they say.
This politico, onetime holder of a provincial high office has now been placed in charge of a key post in an uncongenial area.
The Hippocratic oath-takers at this state lodge are expected to do an eight-hour duty turn, but most of them are in the habit of leaving the lodge for private practice after working there for about two hours, they say.
The actor-turned politico attended a funeral in his electorate the other day.
The King Rooster wearing the mantle of his father who was once the undisputed monarch of the upcountry estate kingdom decided to call on a leading religious dignitary to express his grief over the April 21 carnage and make a donation towards the well
The pending no-confidence motion against a top team member is the main talking point both in the public domain and the political circles these days.
There is a young Diyawanna member, a former purohita, who held portfolios in previous governments. He is also member of the black-coated gentry.
There was an establishment located in the outskirts of the city until quite recently conducting medical tests to check the suitability for the issuance of driving licenses. It was an easily accessible location for those required to undergo such testi
There is an opposition Diyawanna member hailing from a remote uncongenial area in the country.
Foreign nationals involved in various development projects in this country are said to be freely bringing in large quantities of cigarettes and beer along with other goods despite the temperance program, Mathata Titha (End to Alcoholism) being implem
A group of uniformed ones had, the other day taken into their custody a six-wheel vehicle and several dairy cows, which were being illegally transported along with the culprit, but they had to release them all even before questioning the culprit on a
Number One had occasion to meet the former strongman and several other Diyawanna politicos at a state ceremony the other day.
There is a top team member who is in hot water these days. He is also facing a No-Confidence Motion moved by the JO.
The fallen war heroes were commemorated at an impressive ceremony held at the Diyawanna esplanade the other day.
A government political bigwig chaired a high- level official conference in a district well known for the mangosteen fruit the other day. The main purpose of this conference was to discuss the security situation in the area.
A story that has gone viral in political circles says that a concentrated effort is being made by some powerful parties to turn Green a JO heavyweight.
Believe it or not! There is a high-up who has vowed to serve Number One as his ‘Peon’ (KKS) when the latter retires from politics.
Although Vesak this year was celebrated on a low key at public places, it was seen that the Buddhists all over the country had made it a point to mark the event by decorating their homes with usual Vesak festoonery as never before.
There was a big hoo-ha when the road traffic on a busy city street was blocked the other day to facilitate the movement of a VIP convoy returning from Battaramulla after honouring the fallen war heroes.
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