Items filtered by date: September 2018

Dutta’s harassment claimsHorn OK Please assistant director backs Tanushree Dutta’s harassment claims

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IGP questioned by Special Committee

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara was questioned yesterday by the three member Special Committee appointed to investigate allegations leveled against the IG that he had obtained a bribe of Rs. 12 million from a former Principal of Trinity College, Kandy in 2008.

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BOOST FOR INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the Government is currently discussing bringing in several pieces of new legislation to give special tax incentives to the industrial sector, to set up a logistics centre and an offshore financial centre.

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Gota’s Writ Petition fixed for inquiry

The Court of Appeal yesterday fixed for inquiry on October 17, the writ petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa challenging the FCID inquiry that the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial in Medamulana was built using public funds amounting to Rs.33.9 million.

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Rs.500 million has been spent from the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) to purchase SriLankan Airlines’ shares which belonged to the Emirates Company in 2010 violating rules and regulations, EPF Superintendent, Nalini Malkanthi Bandara told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on Sri Lankan Airlines, yesterday (28).

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UNP blames MR’s Govt for econ crisis

Responding to allegations of the JO made against the Government over the economic crisis in the country, the UNP said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Government was responsible for the current economic crisis.

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DUBAI, Friday – Bangladesh threw away a golden start to be dismissed for 222 in the Asia Cup final against India played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

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Aiming to address the current bottlenecks in the digitalising process, the Government is also planning to introduce new legislation, ‘Digitalisation Law’, where the Government sector will be given deadlines to upgrade their IT systems, Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.

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REUTERS: The rupee recovered on Friday to close firmer on Central Bank intervention after the currency touched its record low hit in the previous session, while shares fell for a second straight session amid foreign outflows.

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Leading global logistics provider Expolanka Freight (Pvt) Ltd (EFL) won the award for Highest Foreign Exchange Earner – Logistics Services at the recently held Presidential Export Awards 2017/2018.

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