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Poision Egg Backclash-One In Three Shoppers Refusing To Eat Foreign Eggs

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egg-backlash-one-three-shoppers-refusing-foreign-eggs/

Foreign- Three 2000 Year Old Tombs Discovered In Egypt

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A Suspect Was Injured After Police Shot At Him In Veyangoda

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A suspect was injured after the police officers attached
to the Special police crimes  investigations division of Kalmune shot  at him near the Veyangoda flyover bridge this evening (15 ) when he attempted to flee away  in  a motor car.

The suspect was later arrested by the police.Veyangoda fly over bridge was closed temporarily during the incident.






QUOTES FOR LIFE

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Special Trade Tax On Imported Sugar Has Been Increased By Rs.8

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Special trade tax imposed on imported sugar has been
increased by Rs.8 with effect from today (15) according to the Ministry of Finance.

Accordingly the special trade tax imposed on imported white sugar has been increased to Rs.31 per kilo from Rs.23 and tax imposed on Brown sugar has been increased to Rs.33 per kilo from Rs.25.

The tax on imported sugar has been increased to give the benefit of the reduced sugar prices in world market to the local sugar farmers the Finance Ministry has stated.

Youngest Son Of Former President Mahinda Rajapakshe Had Been Questioned By FCID

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Rohitha Rajapakshe the youngest son of former
president Mahinda Rajapakshe was questioned today (15) by the Police financial crimes investigations Division (FCID) around five and half hours  over launching of a "Supreme Sat"-1 satellite project under the guidence of him with the cost of Rs.320 million during previous government.

Although a large sum of public money had been  invested for Mthe Satellite project no ressults had been shown as a result according to the investigations.

Meanwhile the second son of former President ,yoshitha rajapakshe due to be questioned by CID tomorrow (16)over the murder case of Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.


Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapakshe Was Questioned By CID For Three Hours

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Former first lady Shiranthi Rajapakshe had been
questioned by the criminal investigations department (CID) for three hours this morning (15)over utilizing a defender vehicle donated to her "Siriliya" foundation by the red cross for other purposes.

It has been revealed during an investigations carried out on the murder of former Sri Lankan rugby player wasim thajudeen that the defender belonging to the "Siriliya"foundation linked to the murder of the former rugby player.

When the former first lady Shiranthi Rajapakshe had arrived at  CID this morning as per the summons issued to her ,former president Mahinda Rajapakshe and her two sons MP namal rajapakshe , yoshitha rajapakshe along with several joint opposition MP's ,some artists and supporters accompanied her and due to the situation a water canon truck was deployed on the road lead to the CID.

Joint opposition MP's wore black bands and protested against questioning former first lady by the CID.

New Foreign Affairs Minister Has Been Appointed

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A former Minister and Attorney General Thilak Marapana has been appointed as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs .He had sworn in his Ministerial portfolio before the President Maithripala Sirisena at President's House this morning(15).

New Foreign Minister has been appointed after the resignation of Former Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake over the allegations leveled against him in connection with the Central Bank Bond scam.

Minister Marapana was the former Minister of Law and Order of the present government and he had resigned from his post due to the allegations leveled against him on Avantguarde case in 2015.Later he has been given the Ministry of Development in May this year.

Around 40% Of Men And 2.4% Of Females In Sri Lanka Addicted To Alcohol

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Around 40% of men and 2.4% of females in Sri Lanka are consuming Alcohol according to the latest statistics the Director of Mental Health attached to the Ministry Of Health Dr.Chitramali De Silva has stated.

The females consuming Alcohol are over 15 year old Dr.Silva has stressed.Around 10% of the Sri Lankan youth in the age group of 15-24  also consuming Alcohol it has been revealed.


'Fat But Fit' Still Risk Heart Disease

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