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Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena- Arrested Duo remanded till today

Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius and PTL CEO Kasun Palisena, arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday morning were produced before Fort Magistrate after 10 PM and were remanded until Monday (5).

Arjun Aloysius and  Kasun Palisena- Arrested Duo remanded till today
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Retired Supreme Court Justice heads commission to probe SriLankan, Mihin Lanka Airlines

Retired Supreme Court Justice Anil Gooneratne will head a Commission of Inquiry that will probe the management of two national carriers – SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka from January 1, 2006 to January 31, 2018. The period covers management during the Mahinda Rajapaksa Administration and the present Administration.

Retired Supreme Court Justice Anil Gooneratne will head a Commission of Inquiry
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Fidel Castro’s eldest son, Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balar died of a “suicide” – Cuban Govt. Announcement

The government of Cuba announced late Thursday that Fidel Castro’s eldest son, Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, has died of a “suicide” after battling “a deep depressive state.” He was 68.

Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart
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Ven. Aggamaha Pandita Dr. Walpola Piyananda: On Sri Lanka Independence Day

As we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence, I would like to remind you of two important common sayings in Sri Lanka. The first: Do not forget your mother who gave birth to you. The second: Do not forget your country, the place where you were born.

Ven. Aggamaha Pandita Dr. Walpola Piyananda:  On Sri Lanka Independence Day
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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed back at work after detention, company says

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is back on the job as chairman of global investment firm Kingdom Holding after being released from detention in an anti-corruption campaign, the company said on Thursday.

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal sits for an interview with Reuters in the office of the suite where he has been detained at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Tamil Prisoners: CA orders re-transfer of cases Back to Vavuniya from A’Pura

Court of Appeal ordered to re-transfer cases of the Tamil prisoners to Vavuniya High Court from Anuradhapura Special High Court.

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United States and Sri Lanka To Celebrate 70 Years Working Together

February 4th marks the 70th anniversary of Sri Lankan independence. It also marks the70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Sri Lanka. In honor of this milestone, the U.S. Embassy in Colombo will launch a series of programs over the course of the next twelve months.

Wycliffe Gordon - Celebrated New York City jazz artist
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The Earl and Countess of Wessex in Sri Lanka

The Earl and Countess of Wessex in Sri Lanka to celebrate young people and the Commonwealth.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex in Sri Lanka
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Almost All Saudi Arabia’s Detainees At Ritz-Carlton Released

The Saudi Arabian Attorney General, Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb, said on Tuesday that 56 corruption suspects remained in custody out of the 381 high profile figures detained on graft allegations.

Attorney General -  Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb
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Bond And PRECIFAC Reports To Be Debated On Feb 06 In Parliament

According to the deputy secretary of Parliament, Speaker Karu jayasuriya has decided to hold the debate on the Bond Commission report and the PRECIFAC report on February 06 from 10.30 a.m.

Bond  And PRECIFAC  Reports To Be Debated On Feb 06 In Parliament
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