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State Of Emergancy Is Extended

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The  State Of Emergancy was extended  for   another one month by the Parliament today as 58 voted in favour and 5 voted against it .TNA and JVP Members voted against it and the UNP Members were absrnt at the occasion.

Court Ordered Slave Island Police To Produce Show Cause

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Court today ordered the Slave Island Police to produce show cause on 29th of April on  their Failure to appear before the Court on removing of  protesting  Buddhist Monks at Fort yesterday.The Slave Island Police earlier filed a case against the Protesting Buddhist Monks saying that these Monks are obstructed  the Public by setting  a a stage and starting a Hunger Strike at a popular place.

Police yesterday forcibly removed  the Stage set up by the Monks and detained  few protesting Monks.





Government Declared This Friday As A Special Holiday

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Government today declared this Friday(09) a day after the General Elections as a Special Public and Bank Holiday.The Ministry of Public Administration has issued a Special Circular regarding  the Holiday.

Government has also declared a Special Public and Bank Holiday  a day after the Presidential Elections held in 26th of January this year