Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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English ,Sinhalese And Tamil Versions Of The 20th Amendment Draft Bill Due To Be Published Tomorrow(18)

The English,Sinhalese and Tamil versions of the 20th Amendment to The Constitution which was approved by the Cabinet recently are due to  be published by tomorrow (18) according to the Government Printer Gamini Fonseka.The all three versions of the amendment due to be published in this week's Gazette Notification as a supplement he has stated.

The English version of the  20th Amendment can be downloaded through  the site www.documents.gov.lk

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Colombo Fort Magistrate Has Refused The Bail Application Of Imprisoned MP Sajin Vaas-He Was Remanded Until 24th Of June

Imprisoned Opposition MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardene who was arrested by the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division for the charge of misusing several vehicles belonging to the Presidential Secretariat during previous government had been refused  bail by the Colombo Fort  Magistrate today(17) and  he was ordered to be remanded until 24th of June.

MP Sajin Vaas had produced a  bail application today after he was produced before the Colombo Fort  Magistrate Court .He was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division on 31st Of May.

Special Commodity Levy On Dhal Has Been Reduced And On Oil Has Increased

The government has reduced the special commodity levy imposed on Dhal and increased the same levy imposed on Oil except Coconut Oil with immediate effect.Under this Special Commodity Levy  on Dhal has been reduced from Rs.5 to 25 cents per Kilo Gramme and the levy on Oil has been increased by Rs.90 to Rs.110 per Liter .


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Colombo Grand Mosque Has Decided To Commence Ramadan Fasting From Friday(19)

The Colombo Grand Mosque has today (17) decided to commence the Ramadan (Eid Al Fitr) Fasting from this Friday(19) as the new moon was not sighted in any part of the country today.

Muslim Community all over the world will observe a month of fasting and prayers during Ramadan,which is the ninth month of Islamic Lunar Calendar.The fasting during Ramadan is considered as  one of the five pillars of Islam.


ANTARCTICA BOUND PLANE MISSING WITH 38 ON BOARD

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin- america-50723907