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ADB Vice President commends Sri Lanka’s commitment to economic revival through reforms

ADB Vice President commends Sri Lanka’s commitment to economic revival through reforms

Final Parliament sitting of the year moved to Dec. 13

The Secretary General of the Parliament, Dhammika Dasanayake said that it was decided in the Committee on Parliamentary Business meeting held today (05) under the patronage of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene, that the Parliament will meet next Tuesday (Dec. 13) instead of next Saturday (Dec. 10). MORE..

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Ceypetco and LIOC slash price of Auto Diesel

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CEYPETCO) announced that the price of Auto Diesel will be reduced by Rs. 10 with effect from midnight today (Dec. 05). MORE..

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Health Ministry appoints committee to probe kidney transplant racket exposed by Ada Derana

The Ministry of Health has appointed a seven-member committee to investigate into the organ transplant racket recently exposed by Ada Derana ‘Ukussa’ investigative programme. MORE..

Transport Minister calls for immediate resignation of SLTB chairman

Minister of Transport and Highways Bandula Gunawardena has called for the immediate resignation of the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), Kingsley Ranawaka. MORE..

Laugfs Gas says no increase in LP gas prices

Laugfs Gas PLC says there will be no increase in its domestic LP gas prices and that they will continue selling at present prices. MORE..

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Seized drugs turning into ‘flour’ during legal process – Justice Minister

Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says that there is an increasing trend of seized drugs such as heroin returning to the streets and going back into the hands of people. MORE..

Power cut schedule for next four days

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has approved power cuts of two hours and 20 minutes on December 06th, 08th and 09th and power cuts of one hour on December 07th, which is Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day. MORE..

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Litro gas prices increased

Litro Gas Company has decided to increase the prices of LP gas cylinders with effect from midnight today (Dec. 05). MORE..

G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in, Russia will only sell at market price

The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil came into force on Monday as the West tries to limit Moscow’s ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia has said it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production. MORE..

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Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant

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