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Telecom tender to Yoshitha’s company!

According to very reliable sources the heads of Mobitel, which is an affiliated company of Sri Lanka Telecom, are taking immense efforts  to hand over advertisements and management affairs to an advertisement company belonging to Rajapaksas. Tenders have been called ... Read more

Monday, 25 July 2016

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‘Let’s fly together ‘ in Jaffna

The Literary festival named ‘Let’s fly together’ organized by Socialist Youth Union held in July every year concurrently with the ‘Brotherhood Day’ was held in Jaffna today (23rd). Arrangements had been made to view the ceremony on live webcast using ... Read more

Saturday, 23 July 2016


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It is revealed that Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation has telecast free of charge advertisements that cost Rs. 34,719,750 on behalf of Mr. Mahinda Raja...

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