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Thousands lose jobs due to political revenge campaign – Opp. Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday sought clarification on thousands of alleged dismissals in the state sector on political grounds.

President sends out strong message in first address to P’ment

In his first-ever address to Parliament, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sent out a strong message to all parties representing the legilsature.

SLFP to remove all MPs who went against party policy – Amaraweera

The SLFP has decided to remove all parliamentarians, provincial councilors and local govt members who went against party policy at the presidential election.

Coomaraswamy to quit as CBSL Governor

Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomarawsamy has decided to call it quits in December for personal reasons.

Removal of posters, banners and cutouts cost Rs 60 million to date -Police

It has cost the authorities Rs. 60 million to date to remove posters, banners and cutouts promoting canddiates so far, the police spokesman said.

Journalist attacked over book on corruption in previous govt

A freelance journalist and writer in Galle came under attack this morning over a book he wrote about alleged corruption in the previous government.

All schools to be closed tomorrow – Mistry of Education

All government schools across the island will be closed tomorrow (15) in view of the presidential election scheduled for Saturday (16).

False news reports: Sumanthiran wants criminal investigation under ICCPR

Lawyers for TNA MP M. A. Sumanthiran wrote to the Acting IGP today requesting an investigation into allegedly false reports printed in three newspapers.

SLMA to presidential candidates: Help fight university ragging

The SLMA requested all presidential candidates today to condemn ragging in universities and take measures to curb the practice with the utmost urgency.

Campaigning to end midnight today; final rallies of main candidates in Colombo suburbs

Propaganda activities for the presidential election to be held on Saturday (16) will come to an end at 12.00 midnight today.

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