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The national cricket team visited the Apeksha Cancer Hospital in Maharagama yesterday and donated medicine worth one million rupees. Test captain Dinesh Chandimal speaking to the parent of a little patient.

Anglican church opposes

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KANDY: The Anglican Church of Ceylon has taken exception to the government’s decision to resume judicial executions of repeat drug offenders.

A joint statement issued by the Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey and the Bishop of Kurnegala Rt. Rev. Keerthi Fernando says, ‘The Church of Ceylon (Anglican Church) cannot, in any way, agree with the move as it has been a rushed decision without proper reflection against the backdrop of criticism and public disquiet about the spate of gang related murders and shootings in the recent days.

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US still can move resolutions though not being member of UNHRC - Spokesperson

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In spite of quitting the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the US, as an Observer still can co-sponsor resolutions in respect of Sri Lanka or any other country. A spokesperson for the Geneva body comprising 47 countries...

'Discipline, trust and integrity seriously lacking to ensure export growth'

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'Discipline, trust and integrity are lacking in the SLSC's dealings with the government sector, chairman, Sri Lanka Shippers' Council (SLSC) Chrisso de Mel said recently at its 48th AGM. He was addressing the body's membership, special invitees ...

The proposed "Gamperaliya" may signal the end of village tanks, and tank-based agriculture

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It is reported that the government plans to "hand over" the maintenance of village tanks to villagers themselves. The Prime Minster is supposed to have said so. This could degenerate into a scheme of handing over the tanks to select...

Judicial Commissioner slams Sri Lankan trio as ‘ringleaders’

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Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff, who heard a case on breach of Code of Conduct against the top brass of Sri Lankan cricket consisting captain Dinesh Chandimal, Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha and Manager Asanka Gurusinha has slammed the trio ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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