Publication: Sri Lanka Island

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PC sues OIC, ASP for damages

By Madura RanwalaPolice Constable, D. D. Sumith Kumarawansa, who was interdicted on July 23, following a TV channel telecasting a news clip showing him and constable Gammanpila doing labourer’s work at the Borella Police station on July 22, has sent ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Fuel price reduction won’t benefit masses - Ranil

UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that the reduction of fuel prices won’t help bring down the cost of living and therefore there will be no relief for those struggling to make ends meet.Wickremesinghe alleged that the government had ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Don’t transfer ownership of vital public ventures to foreigners – Ranawaka

By Maheesha MudugamuwaTransferring the ownership of the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant to foreigners could even pave the way for a regime change in the country, Science, Technology and Atomic Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka claimed last Sunday ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Sixteen-year-old driver knocks down two undergrads

By Madura RanwalaA car driven by an underage student of a leading school in Colombo seriously injured two undergraduates of the Kelaniya University on Tuesday night at Wewalduwa on the Hunupitiya road in the Kiribathgoda police area.Police media unit ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Use of organic fertiliser should be revived – Maithripala

By Don Asoka WijewardenaHealth Minister Maithripala Sirisena says the ancient agricultural systems did well without chemical fertiliser and, therefore, the use of organic fertiliser should be revived once again to prevent alarming increase of NCDs.A ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera met ....

, 9:55 pmCommander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera met the Chief of Naval Operations of the US Navy, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert during his official visit to the United States of America. He is attending the 21st International ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Policeman, youth arrested for sexual misconduct

, 9:48 pmby Cyril WimalasurendreA policeman and a young man from Pilimatalawa were arrested on Monday while they were having sex in the premises of the Kandy Police station.The youth is a three-wheeler driver and the policeman is married with child ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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More Chinese projects in pipeline

By Ifham NizamChina Harbour Company Limited says it will sign more agreements with the Sri Lankan government to carry out development projects following the inauguration by Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the construction ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Union questions credibility of EPF statistics released by CB

By Maheesha MudugamuwaFree Trade Zones and General Services Employees Union (FTZ & GSEU) yesterday criticised the Central Bank (CB) for issuing unaudited, unofficial statistics about the Employees’ Provident Fund’s (EPF) investments.The CB has recently ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Navy won’t expand Mullikulam base at the expense of Wilpattu

By Shamindra FerdinandoBishop of Mannar Rev Dr. Rayppu Joseph and Deputy Area Commander, North Western Naval Area, Commodore Ananda Guruge declaring open the newly built community centre at Mullikulam on Sept 13.Environmentalists have accused the navy ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Ex-UNP minister reveals how Premadasa was elected UNP deputy leader

From M. A. Kaleel, Kalmunai Corr.Former Minister and ex-MP for Kalmunai A. R. M. Munsoor recently recalled how the then Leader of the U NP J. R. Jayewardene had helped Ranasinghe Premadasa become the Deputy Leader of the UNP."He summoned all party organisers ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]
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Govt. says reduction of power tariffs and fuel prices not election ‘gundu’

by Dasun EdirisingheThe government yesterday said that the reduction of fuel prices and electricity tariffs was not due to the Uva Provincial Council election and those measures had been discussed with relevant institutions during the last three months ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 24 mins ago]

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"We have passed on benefits to the people, but the Opposition criticises it as a handout in the run-up to the Uva Provincial Council election" Yapa said, adding that now the people could ask for a bus fare reduction, too
...akulasooriya said that the navy had provided assistance to those engaged in fisheries as well as agriculture since the conclusion of the conflict. "We renovated the church of Our Lady of Assumption in Mullikulam recently" the navy spokesman said, adding that among the projects undertaken by the navy was the recruitment of several females to teach children...
"Then Secretary of the UNP Anandatissa de Alwis oversaw the procedure. Ranasinghe Premadasa received the highest number of votes and became the Deputy Leader. Gamini Dissanayake was our second choice."
"People are talking of the prices of rice. They should realise that the drought has ruined paddy cultivation in many parts of the country. They must see the things in their right perspective. About 50 per cent of paddy production in the Polonnaruwa District had been destroyed by the drought, he said."

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