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State income has increased by 23 percent

 

Minister Ravi Karunanayake says that the state income has marked a growth of 23 percent during the first 7 months of this year. The minister attributed this development to this efficient programme implemented by the government to collect taxes. Inland Revenue Department, Excise Department and the Customs Department have earned a sum of 769.7 billion rupees. The amount in the same period last year was at 625.5 billion rupees.

Grade 5 scholarship examination will be held today.

The Department of Examinations has drawn attention of the students who will face the Grade 5 scholarship examination today and their parents on several important matters. The examination is scheduled to start at 9.30 a.m. Commissioner General of Examinations Jayantha Pushpakumara says therefore it is important all candidates being present at the examination centers at least by 9.00 a.m.

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Sri Lanka - Australia 1st ODI will be played in Colombo today.

 

Sri Lanka - Australia 1st ODI will be played at the R. Premadasa grounds in Colombo at 2.30 this evening. A rising star in Sri Lanka’s Under-19 cricket team, top-order batsman Avishka Fernando has been picked in the Sri Lankan national team’s squad for the first two ODIs.

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The 1st Anniversary of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe ascendance to power as the Premier of the country for the 4th time will be marked tomorrow.

 

The 1st Anniversary of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe's ascendance to power as the Premier of the country for the 4th time will be marked tomorrow. William Ewart Gladstone of Great Britain has held premiership for 4 times before 121 years ago. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe joined politics as the organizer of the UNP of Keleniya electorate in 1970.

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Professor Sunil Shantha says the unison government is a rare opportunity to the country.

 


Professor of the Department of Economics of the University of Sabaragamuwa Professor Sunil Shantha said that the President and the Prime Minister as veteran leaders who have amassed greater experience in policlinics have come forward to develop the country irrespective of their political differences.

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Former Mayor of Kaduwela states true SLFPers got opportunity when the organizers selected.

Former Mayor of Kaduwela Urban Council G H Buddhadasa says Sri Lanka Freedom Party is a clean political entity which was bound by code of ethics. He appreciated President Maithripala Sirisena's initiative to protect the party. Mr. Buddhadasa was speaking at a media briefing held at the SLFP Party Office of Kaduwela today.

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A set of guidelines for Grade 5 scholarship candidates & their parents

The Department of Examinations has drawn attention of the students who will face the Grade 5 scholarship examination tomorrow and their parents on several important matters. The examination is scheduled to start at 9.30 a.m. Commissioner General of Examinations Jayantha Pushpakumara says therefore it is important all candidates being present at the examination centers at least by 9.00 a.m.

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Pakistan ready to invest in various fields

Pakistan High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Syed Shakeel Hussein says his country is eager to invest in various fields of Sri Lanka. Special attention will be focused on the fields of agriculture, IT and construction in this regard.

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