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SINHALA QUOTE FROM THE WEB

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US Permanent Representative To The UN Samantha Power Arrived Sri Lanka For A Visit

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Sri Lankan Woman Arrested At Air Port With Foreign Currency Worth Over Rs.28 Million In Her Possession

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A FAMOUS PORTRAIT PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR FRENCH ARTIST EMILE VERNON (1872-1919)

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Sri Lankan Government Has Appealed Before The Court In Saudi Arabia Requesting To Reduce Stone To Death Punishment Sentenced To A Sri Lankan Maid

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Sri Lankan Government has appealed before the Riyadh Court in Saudi Arabia requesting to reduce the Stoning
 to Death punishment sentenced to a Sri Lankan Mother worked there as a House Maid over adultery.

The Sri Lankan Maid who is a resident of Colombo sentenced to stoning to death after found guilty for having an ex affair with a Sri Lankan Man working in Saudi Arabia who is a bachelor.

According to Sharia Law a Saudi Court has sentenced the Man with 100 lashes it has been reported.

According to the Ministry Of Foreign Employment .the Minister Thalatha Atukorale has filed an appeal before Riyadh Court to reduce the punishment of the Sri Lankan Maid as it's not possible to request from Saudi Government to lift the sentence because of the maid has pleaded guilty already .

The Ministry has already made payments for the lawyers who hired behalf of the Sentenced Maid through the Sri Lankan Embassy in Saudi Arabia it has been reported.

Due To The Introduction Of A Uni Rate And Tax Increase Of Vehicles Through The Budget Prices Of Motor Vehicles To Be Increased

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Due to the introduction of a Unit Rate For Vehicles and Tax Increase through the 2016- Annual Budget Proposals presented to the Parliament Yesterday(20) prices of several motor vehicles including Three W healers will be increased according to Vehicle Importers Association Of Sri Lanka.

Accordingly the Price of popular brand 1000CC Hybrid Vehicles "Wagon R" and "Aqua" will be increased by Around Rs.400,000,Duty of an Electric Vehicles will be increased from around 25-30 Lakhs ,Price of a Van will be increased by Rs.25-30 Lakhs and Price of a Three W healer will be increased by Rs.1 lakh the Association has said.

As the Fee of Licence issued for the imported vehicles too has increased through the budget the new Licence Fee charged  for Vehicles will be Rs.15,000 for Cars,Rs.10,000 for Vans and Lorries, Rs.Rs.2000 for Motor Bicycles and Rs.1000 for Three W healers.

The Vehicle Importers Association is expecting to meet  Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake to resolve so…

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY PRIYA SURIYASENA

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Police Have Arrested A Person With Two Fire Arms And Weapon Parts In His Possession

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The Police have today(21) arrested a person with two locally made fire arms (Galkatas) and several weapon parts in his possession at Ruwanwella Area in Yatiyanthota(In Sabaragamuwa Province).

The 37 year old suspect is due to be produced before the Ruwanwella Magistrate Court today(21).
Yatiyanthota Police are conducting further investigations on the incident.

Finance Minister Has Suggested To Abolish Super Gain Tax

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More Budget Proposals From 2016 Annual Budget

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*A Five Day working week for Employees of Private Sector(At present working week for private sector employees is five and half days)

*Value Added Tax(VAT) threshold revised to Rs.12 million per year

*Other than Manufacturer and Importer Wholesale and Retail Traders excluded from VAT

*2.5 % Withholding Tax deducting by Banks or Financial Institutions on interests from deposits to be removed

*Annual Tax on Betting and Gambling will be increased to Rs.400 million

*Taxes imposed on English Films and Advertisements will be removed

*50% tax holiday for those involved in Mice Tourism for five year period

*7500 seat state of art convention center to be build in Colombo

*Three domestic Air Ports to be build in Degana,Badulla and Puttalam Areas

*The 9 US Dollar Cents charging per every minute for foreign calls received to phones will be reduced to 3 US Dollar cents

*Tile Industry to be free from tax for three year period

*Those who are paying annual income tax exceeds Rs.25 million will be provided with s…