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A smiling Finance Ministry Secretary R.H.S. Samaratunge leaving the Supreme Court premises after giving evidence before the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the bond scam.(Pic by Gamini Munasinghe)

Mystery gazette forces suspension of sittings

Probe on CBSL bond scam


Chairman of the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Bond Scam, Supreme Court Judge K. T. Chithrasiri yesterday temporarily suspended its sittings after halting the recording of evidence from Finance Ministry Secretary Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunge.

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Civil society alleges Gotabhaya responsible for Noyahr abduction

A civil society grouping that campaigned for Maithripala Sirisena at the January 2015 presidential poll yesterday alleged that the wartime Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was behind the abduction of Associate Editor of The Nation, Keith Noyahr ...

Havelock beat Navy 39-13 in Clifford Cup semi

Havelock Sports Club defeated Navy Sports Club 39-13 in their Clifford Cup semi-final which came to an end at Race Course, Colombo yesterday.The winners accumulated their points through six tries, three conversions and a penalty while the SaIlors ma...

Bellanwila Anunayake Thero slams ETCA, Indian expansionism

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The inauguration of the People’s Commission to formulate a policy framework for international trade and treaties appointed by the Professionals’ National Front was held last Wednesday (22 Feb.) at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. The ne...

Drought-driven inflation expected in the days ahead

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Although the World Bank predicts that Sri Lanka's inflation level would increase this year and the next, the country's inflation is not that high right now. It is now at a moderate level. But due to the drought conditions the agriculture sector wou...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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