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Provincial Council and Local Government Minister Faizer Mustapha and Delimitation Review Committee Chairman Asoka Peiris in a convivial mood at the ministry after the acceptance of the latter’s report, which faced many obstacles. Earlier Minister Mustapha refused to accept the report accusing Peiris of submitting it without being endorsed by all members of the Review Committee

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LCC Chairman who

blew the whistle sacked


Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has removed attorney-at-law Maithri Gunaratne from the post of Chairman Lanka Coal Company (LCC) a week after the UNPer exposed sordid coal deals perpetrated at Sri Lanka’s expense.

Former Southern Provincial Council member confirmed his removal and the disbanding of the board of directors..

Secretary to the Power and Renewable Energy Ministry Dr B. H. S. Batagoda over weekend called for the immediate removal of the board of directors of LCC on the basis of Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe’s report pertaining to the shortcomings and failures during 2009-2016 period.

Batagoda also called for an emergency meeting of the shareholders of the company to discuss the situation and to take remedial measures.

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World Economic Forum emphasises on humanisation over robotisation

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World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab says that responsive and responsible leadership needs to include humanisation over robotisation. Welcoming participants to the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (W...

World Economic Forum places greater emphasis on human freedoms

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Over half of the 400 sessions at the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting which commenced Tuesday would address strategies for greater social inclusion and human freedoms. A record 3000 participants including Presidents and Prime Minister...

Defeat conspiracy against Sri Lankan judges

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There has been a concerted effort by NGOs, both here and abroad, to look down upon our judges and attack, in a most dastardly manner, the judiciary. When this attack began, we were ruled by a government, which was considered anti-Western, pro-Russian a...

Spinners impress as St. Servatius’ record first win

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Left-arm spinners Sashika Dulshan and Supun Kavinda impressed in the two innings to restrict Bandaranaike College to low scores as St. Servatius pulled off an exciting nine wickets victory, their first for the season at Uyanwatta Stadium on T...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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