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A casino order passed – division in Govt. exposed

One of the controversial gazettes tabled under the Strategic Development Projects  Act that gives permission to establish and operate three Integrated Super Luxury Tourist hotels with facilities that would include gaming activities, fine dining restaurants and other associated facilities was ... Read more

Friday, 25 April 2014

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This is a casino doting regime – Vijitha Herath

The present regime is a casino enthusiastic government that has put forward three gazettes using play of words to give tax relief for gamblers that destroy the country says the Information Secretary of the JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath. He said ... Read more

Sunday, 20 April 2014

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Sri Lanka among 21 countries with rape in conflict

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Sri Lanka is among 21 countries where rape and other sexual violence have been committed during conflicts according to a new U.N. report. The report n...

Govt. yields to students’ demands – ‘Mahapola’ increased to Rs.5000

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The Mahapola Scholarship given to students entering universities would be raised from Rs.2500 to Rs.5000 from next year. This was stated by Deputy Min...

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A national tsunami rehearsal will be conducted today (24th) between 2.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. in coastal districts of Hambantota, Kalutara, Moratuwa, Ba...

We’ll find part time jobs for University students – SB

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University students would be found opportunities to do part time jobs to earn an extra income as the Mahapola’ scholarship allowances they are given a...

April Heroes commemorated in UK, Italy & Qatar

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‘The Enemy Within’

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The government is being put into difficulties today not by external enemies but those who are within the government posing as friends but are really h...

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Shoveling EPF monies

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The dumb speak…

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Mahela says it in writing

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Ranatunga made the scapegoat

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The racketeer & the politician

According to latest news circulating in the country ten kilograms of heroin has been seized from Hikkaduwa area. The police say it is the largest haul of heroin seized from the South. It is as if a competition is being held just like competitions for ‘Super Star’, ‘Reality Star’ or ‘Mega Star’ to find a ‘Heroin Star’. Heroin is found not in ounces or grams but in kilos. The biggest haul of heroin seized in Asia was seized in Sri Lanka in August. It was a haul of 261 kilograms. The haul of heroin hidden in a consignment of tins of grease could be valued at Rs.15000 million revealed Customs. The controversial incident that came to light with this incident is the letter sent by a coordinating secretary of the Prime Minister to get the container containing heroin released from Customs. The letter forwarded on behalf of the Prime Minister had ...

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