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| Murder accused granted bail in Rs. 100 |
Daily News Online 2004-07-13 19:35:20
The Colombo High Court Judge Sarath Ambepitiya yesterday released S. D. M. Arul an accused in a murder case on Rs. 100 bail when the defence counsel Ravindra Senarath pleaded for his release on the ground that M. Niyas Naufer the first accused of the case had already been released on ....
Anti conversion legislation equivalent to PTA
Daily News Online 2004-07-13 19:35:21
support the bill.The statement is as follows: The Liberal Party feels that the Anti Conversion legislation would bring lot of problems in the sphere of individual rights and individual autonomy and therefore urges parliamentarians to rethink on its passing.Liberals believe that the majority view on certain issues is not always ....
Lanka to accede to Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) treaty
Daily News Online 2004-07-13 19:35:22
Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be excessively injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons).While acceding to this Convention Sri Lanka will also become a Party to the Amended Protocol II on mines booby traps and other devices ....
Tax revenue dropped from 19 per cent to 14 per cent of GDP
Daily News Online 2004-07-13 19:35:23
19 percent of the GDP in 1980 dropped to 14 percent by 2003.The Inland Revenue Department which earns 55 percent of the state revenue functions as a closed service since 1974. In relation to economic expansion and development the tax revenue has gradually declined. Weak tax management utilization of weak resources and the outdated ....
All systems go for Upper Kotmale project
Daily News Online 2004-07-12 19:35:15
The Government will shortly call tenders for the Upper Kotmale Hydro-power project which was on hold for the past few years.Power and Energy Minister Susil Premjayanth told the Daily News yesterday that the Government will go ahead with the project expected to cost an estimated Rs 92.8 billion. ....
Doctor victim of motor accident dies
Daily News Online 2004-07-12 19:35:16
A systems failure at the Accident Service of the Colombo National Hospital deprived proper attention to an ENT specialist attached to the Badulla General Hospital a victim of a motor accident which may have led to his death a high level Ministerial inquiry revealed yesterday.According to the inquiry there had not been a surgeon or consultant to ....
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| Sri Lankan skipper angry |
BBC Sports - March 12th 2004
Sri Lankan captain Hashan Tillakaratne pulled no punches as he tore into his side after their 197-run defeat by Australia in Galle.'I totally blame the batting for not saving this Test match,' he commented.'You can survive on this track but we were so casual in our approach and gave it to them on a platter.'
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