TID arrests Close associate of Zaharan
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1y ago
Local Tags:  Sri Lanka The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) has arrested a person who had close connections with Zaharan Hashim, the alleged mastermind of the Easter Sunday Terror Attacks.   The suspect, was arrested on charges of spreading extremist propaganda, having links with Hashim.    According to the police, the suspect has received training with Zahran at a training facility in Hambanthota.   “The arrested suspect held in the custody of the Terrorism Investigation Division are being further questioned,” the Police Spokesman added.   Friday, Dece ..read more
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Quarantine Curfew in Kotahena from 6pm - UPDATE
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1y ago
Local Tags:  Quarantine Curfew Mattakuliya Wellampitiya Grandpass Kotahena Quarantine Curfew imposed for Kotahena Police area with effect from 6pm today,said the Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.   Quarantine Curfew imposed in five police divisions in Colombo - 9:40   Quarantine Curfew imposed in Mattakuliya, Modara, Wellampitiya, Bloemendhal and Grandpass police areas with immediate effect until further notice, said the Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 15:34 ..read more
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Notre-Dame Cathedral to miss first Christmas Mass
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1y ago
World Tags:  Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris Christmas Mass April's fire. Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris will not hold a Christmas Mass for the first time in more than 200 years, as repair work continues following April's fire. Midnight Mass will still be celebrated on Christmas Eve, officials said, but it will take place at the nearby church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. The 850-year-old Gothic cathedral, a Unesco World Heritage site, lost its spire and roof during the blaze. President Emmanuel Macron has set a five-year goal for its reconstruction. In October, the French culture mi ..read more
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Fuel prices to be reduced from tonight
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by shabee
1y ago
Local Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that a decision has been taken to cut down the fuel prices with effect from midnight today. He announced this addressing today’s parliament session. Accordingly, the price of Lanka Auto Diesel will be reduced to Rs 101 and Super Diesel price will be cut down to Rs 121 and the prices of Octane 92 Petrol will be slashed to Rs 125, while Petrol 95 Octane is to be cut down to Rs 149. Friday, December 21, 2018 - 11:22 ..read more
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New Cabinet sworn in
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by shabee
1y ago
Political  -Time: 10:02 A new Cabinet consisting of a total of 29 ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, a short while ago. New Cabinet:  The President holds the portfolios of Defense, Mahaweli Development and Environment ministries. 1.Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe: Minister of National Polices, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development, Vocational Training & Skills Development & Youth Affairs 2.Hon. Mangala Samaraweera: Minister of Finance and Mass Media. 3.Hon. Ibathul Rauff ..read more
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Dinesh is the New Leader of the House
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1y ago
Local Tags:  Online Edition Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has assumed duties as the New Leader of the House at his office in the Parliament. Monday, November 5, 2018 - 13:15 ..read more
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Ease of Doing Business : Sri Lanka shifts up 11 places
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1y ago
Holds 100th place now! Business Tags:  Print Edition Sri Lanka rose 11 places in the World Bank’s 2019 Doing Business index. Sri Lanka is now ranked 100 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business. According to the latest World Bank annual ratings the island’s ease of doing business score, rating from 0 to 100 rose to 61.22 from 59.42 last year. A statement read that Sri Lanka carried out four reforms which included making Dealing with Construction Permits easier, while the introduction of online systems made it easier to pay taxes in Sri Lanka and Bhutan. India, in 77th place i ..read more
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Tax Cuts Galore!
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by c.jayasooriya@gmail.com
1y ago
Finally, a relief for the people Local Tags:  Online Edition The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs announced several important economic policy changes and initiatives today to provide relief to the masses and revive the economy. Considering the high tax imposed on the Telecommunication services, the government has decided to reduce the Telecommunication Levy from 25% to 15%. The statement said that the Special Commodity Levy will be reduced on Dhal by Rs. 5 per Kg, Chickpeas by Rs. 5 per Kg, Black gram by Rs. 25 per Kg. Customs Duty will also be waived on Wheat grain to Rs. 9 p ..read more
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Fuel Prices Slashed
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by c.jayasooriya@gmail.com
1y ago
92 Octane - 145 Rupees Only! Local Tags:  Print Edition The retail price of fuel has been reduced effective from midnight today (November 11). The new price of Petrol 92 Octane will be Rupees. 145 and Auto Diesel will be Rupees. 116. The price of Petrol 92 Octane was previously at Rs. 155 and therefore has been reduced by Rs. 10. The price of Auto Diesel was previously at Rs. 123 and therefore has been reduced by Rs. 7   Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 20:20 ..read more
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New Ministers Sworn In
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by c.jayasooriya@gmail.com
1y ago
13 More Ministers Sworn In Local Tags:  Print Edition Several cabinet ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago. CABINET MINISTERS: Ministry of Defence, Law and Order and Youth Affairs - President Maithripala Sirisena Duminda Dissanayake sworn in as Minister of Irrigation, Water Resources and Disaster Management Dayasiri Jayasekara sworn in as Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training STATE MINISTERS:  Piyasena Gamage sworn as State Minister of Youth, Women & Child Affairs Lakshman ..read more
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