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The chairman of SLBC attorney at law Sudarshana Gunawardena assumed duties as the acting director general of government information this morning

 

The chairman of SLBC attorney at law Sudarshana Gunawardena assumed duties as the acting Director General of Government Information this morning. The Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media Thilaka Jayasundara said that Mr. Gunawardena has been identified as an effective government official. She assured that Mr. Gunawarddena will be given the Ministry’s fullest support to carry out his duties of the new post.

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Many effective measures have been taken to bring down the cost of living of the general public.

 

Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said many effective measures have been taken to bring down the cost of living of the general public. These decisions were taken during a meeting held last week with the participation of the members of cost of living committee.

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The railway service has returned to normal

 

The Railway service has returned to normal.  The normal Railway services commenced this morning as usual.  The Railway control room says all trains started their scheduled trips according to the time table. The usual Postal train service  from Colombo to Badulla will not be operated today.  The other small postal train services and long distance trains are operated as usual.

The railway trade unions which declared a sudden strike have been called off it with immediate effect.

The railway trade unions which declared a sudden strike have been called off it with immediate effect. The decision has been taken by the trade union leaders after their talks with President’s Secretary Austin Fernando under the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Spain celebrates National Day amid political turmoil

Spain's royal family is attending National Day celebrations amid a political crisis sparked by Catalonia's disputed independence referendum. The public display of unity comes a day after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told parliament the country was facing the most serious threat to its 40-year-old democracy.

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The report for expediting Criminal Justice efficiently, presented to the President

The report containing recommendations into expediting Criminal Justice efficiently was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena. The report has been compiled by the Sectoral Supervisory Committee for Legal and Media Affairs. Deputy minister Ajith P Perera presented the report to the president today.

The amended bill with relevant regulations for the upcoming Local Government Elections, will be handed over to the Election Commission tomorrow.

The amended bill which includes the relevant regulations for the upcoming Local Government Elections, will be handed over to the Election Commission tomorrow. Minister Faizer Mustapha will hand the bill over to the election commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya, in order to obtain proposals and recommendations from members of the election commission.

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Land title deeds for families in the Mahaweli area

The government has initiated a programme to issue land title deeds for families who do not own a property for themselves, in the Mahaweli area. Accordingly, 5000 such families in the Walawa area in the Hambantota district received land title deeds at a ceremony held at the Magampura International Conference Hall, this morning. Participating as the chief guest at this event

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