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Sri Lanka: 8 Independent Commissions nominated

The Constitutional Council headed by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has nominated chairmen and members to eight independent commissions overseeing state institutions according to the provisions of the 19th Amendment enacted in April, the Speaker’s Office said.

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Cabinet approves proposal to abolish executive presidency

The Cabinet has approved to appoint a committee consisting of all party leaders and headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to give recommendations to the proposals of the President Maithripala Sirisena to abolish the Executive Presidency and to introduce a new electoral system. Subsequently, the approval was given to the two proposals of the President.

 Cabinet approves proposal to abolish executive presidency
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New PM: Poland to help fight terrorism, reserved on migrants

Poland's new prime minister, Beata Szydlo, vowed Wednesday the country will cooperate with the European Union in fighting extremism, but was reserved on accepting refugees.

Poland's new Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, who heads a freshly-appointed conservative government, makes her policy speech in parliament, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.
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Are they really serious in eliminating the vicious IS?

Every time a brutal massacre by the terrorists takes place in some parts of the world all what we see in the print and electronic media is just condemnation.

Are they really serious in eliminating the vicious IS?
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Parippu not above R190, Chicken R400 only

As the year-end festival season drew nearer, Sri Lanka’s Consumer Affairs Authority has brought in a new set of Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) for six new essential consumer items on 18 November-and these new prices are to take effect as early as this Friday 20 November. “The new maximum prices are introduced to safeguard consumers from sudden market hikes” stressed Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) on 18 November.

From Left: Industry and Commerce Secretary T. M. K. B. Tennakoon and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen
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CSR with Heart, Mind and Soul

Cohort Nine students of the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA) of the Open University of Sri Lanka successfully completed their Corporate Social Responsibility program (CSR) recently.
The target school of the program was Udagama Primary school in Padukka in the Avissawella Electorate, and the school is situated 33 kilometers east of Colombo in a very remote area.

CSR with Heart, Mind and Soul
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