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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

Titbits: Sale of wine and beer to be liberalised in next budget

By Special Correspondent in Colombo
Colombo, 25 September, (Asiantribune.com):

Sale of wine and beer to be liberalised in the next budget, says Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga.

2. Tea Board Chief says Lankan tea exports may face restriction due to use of alternative chemicals other than Glyphosate

3. Bar Association files petition against MP Ranjan Ramanayake on allegations of contempt of Court and bringing the Justice system to disrepute.

4. MPs Ranjan Ramanayake, Chathura Senaratne, S Marikkar, and Ajith Mannapperuma accompany President Sirisena to the UN and New York.

5. Former Speaker Joseph Michael Perera publicly admonishes MP Ravi Karunanayake at a UNP Youth Organization event.

6. Traders now in the habit of cutting a coconut in half and selling, as coconut prices soar.

7. Government's plan to list three top state entities gathers momentum.

8. President meets UN Human Rights Council High Commissioner in New York.

9. Elections Commission Chief Mahinda Deshapriya says he will go home unless he can hold elections at least in 2018.

10. Police nab 104 couples for what they called 'indecent behaviour' in public places in Anuradhapura.

- Asian Tribune -

Titbits: Sale of wine and beer to be liberalised in next budget
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