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“We don’t work even if we go to work,” says Pohottuwa trade union leader

Bandula Saman Kumara, president of the petroleum branch of Podujana Progressive Employees Union, told the media that they started a strike to save the ceylon petrolium corparetion which are the heart of the nation. He mentioned that they will continue to work to protect the petrolium corporation for the sake of the nation and that …

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Sajeen Vaz acquitted from Mihin Lanka corruption charges

The Colombo High Court today ordered the release of former Member of Parliament Sajin Vas Gunawardena from the case of misappropriation of nearly 883 million rupees during his tenure as the Chief Executive Officer of Mihin Lanka Company. The Bribery or Corruption Allegations Investigation Commission had assigned this case alleging that Sajin Vaz Gunawardena entered …

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Reduces bus fare

According to the National Transport Commission, bus fares have been revised with effect from tomorrow (30) midnight (31/03/23 from 1 o’clock) due to lower fuel prices. Accordingly, the minimum bus fare has been reduced to 30 rupees and steps have been taken to reduce other bus fares by 12.9%. Below are the revised bus fares,

Sagala explains how to boost the construction industry

Sagala Ratnayake, Presidential Senior Adviser on National Security and Chief of Presidential Staff, said that with the improvement of the country’s financial situation, solutions will be provided step by step for the problems that have arisen in the construction sector. He stated this when the working committee on interest rates and bank recovery measures to …

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North West Police Chiefs transferred due to S.T.F Police Clash.

It is reported that several chief police officers of the North-West Province have been transferred to the police headquarters by the Inspector General of Police. The reason for this transfer was that a group of police special task force officers assaulted a police constable of Navaghattagama police station in Anamaduwa Alankulama area on the last …

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Half a bottle of sake also helped to talk about the spirit of cricket

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has revealed for the first time how he laid the foundation for the famous Colin Cowdrey speech he gave at the MCC in 2011. Speaking at the Oxford Society in London in February, Sangakkara said that when he was invited by the MCC president to the “Cowdry Lecture”, he initially …

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