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State Funeral With Full Honors to Late Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter

Sri Lanka Government has declared April 12 as a Day of Mourning for the late Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera who had passed away at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore yesterday morning while receiving treatments at the age of 85.

 Late  Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkhitha Thera
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Leader of the Opposition - Dinesh Gunawardene?

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has apprised the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Susil Premajayantha to have discussions with the party members and decide on who should be appointed as the Opposition Leader.

Dinesh Gunawardene M.P.
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Protest against the use of the term Tamil National Alliance aka TNA

V. Anandasangaree, Secretary General of the TULF has lodged a strong protest the Commissioner of Elections against the use of the term Tamil National Alliance (TNA).

V. Anandasangaree, Secretary General of the TULF
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Bank of Ceylon General Manager suspended

Bank of Ceylon Chairman Ronald C. Perera PC, justifies reasons behind placing bank’s General Manager, Mr. D M Gunasekera on suspension (on compulsory leave) , until investigations are completed such that the conduct of investigations is independent and impartial.

D.M.Gunasekera - Bank of Ceylon General Manager on suspension
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Errant traders beware, fine up to R100,000’-Rishad

In view of the forthcoming New Year season, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has instructed the Consumers Affairs Authority (CAA) under him to take all relevant measures so that consumers do not feel any discomfort, as revealed on 08 April-and re-structuring efforts of Lanka Sathosa has brought results! “Our efforts on New Year season started from mid-March.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka) on a price inspection tour of Lanka Sathosa outlet.
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