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COPE looks into alleged power purchasing deals

Purchasing power from two controversial private power plants has become a dispute. The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE)

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Female inmates stage a protest at Welikada

A group of female inmates at Welikada Prison are staging a protest after getting on to the roof of

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Fuel prices revised from midnight today

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera said that the fuel prices have been revised with effect from

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Speaker says no provisions to change Opposition Leader

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today informed the House that according to existing Parliamentary norms and the Constitution, he has no

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Railway trade unions commence sudden strike

Several Trade Unions including drivers and guards have decided to launch a sudden strike. The strike commenced from 3

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Fourth person fallen ill at Wadduwa party dies

The fourth person admitted to the Panadura Hospital after becoming seriously ill at a party held in Wadduwa has

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UPFA take on Opposition Leader post presented today

UPFA’s take on the Opposition Leader post will be presented to the Speaker this evening (06), stated UPFA General

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Tissa Attanayake planning return to politics with new party

Former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake says that he will make a return to politics in the country by

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Vehicle excise duty hike: PM wants to know specific period

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who is said to be of the opinion that excise duty hike for vehicles under

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Import duty on vehicles below 1000cc increased

The import duty on vehicles which are less than 1000cc has been increased with effect from today (August 1),

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