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Increase of sugar import levy effective from midnight

The Ministry of Finance has announced that the special import levy imposed on sugar will be increased by Rs.

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SriLankan Airlines notes success in crackdown on human trafficking

Sri Lanka’s National Carrier SriLankan Airlines says it has achieved considerable success in recent times in its concerted efforts

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UNP MP Tilak Marapana appointed new Foreign Minister

United National Party (UNP) member of Parliament Tilak Marapana has been appointed as the new Foreign Minister.

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Thajudeen’s murder: Shiranthi Rajapaksa summoned for questioning

Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa has been summoned to the Police Crimes Unit today (15). Sources say that the

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Special meeting between Army and Navy Commanders

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne had a special meeting, marking the

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We’re opposed to no-faith motion against Wijeyadasa

The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) General Secretary and MP Udaya Gammanpila said they were opposed to a no-confidence motion

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MR and family should be sent to PCoI: JHU

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family should be produced before a Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) over the

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Shiranthi, Yoshitha to appear before CID this week

Shiranthi Rajapaksa’s and son Yoshitha had been asked to report to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) this week to record

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CB bond scam: Ready to give professional assessment on loss-Cabraal

Former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said he would like to offer a professional assessment to the Bond

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President to attend 72nd UN General Assembly session in USA

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to visit the United States of America in an official capacity to attend the

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