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| National Identity Card Bill passed Parliament passes Elections Act (Special Provisions) Bill unopposed |
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:35:49
A Bill to provide for making production of the National Identity Card compulsory for voting at future elections became law yesterday with the legislation passed unopposed.The Elections Act (Special Provisions) Bill went through incorporating amendments proposed by the opposition especially the minority parties. The ....The Elections Act (Special Provision) Bill aimed at making the ....
Minister to provide assistance to the family from Health Development Fund
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:35:58
The five infants born to Chamila Kumari Weerasekera 29 and Nimal Piyatissa 35 Police sergeant of the Presidential Security Division on October 06 at the Castle Street Maternity Hospital is lucky as Healthcare Nutrition and Wellassa Development Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has come forward to provide assistance to the family from the Health ....
Suspect pleads guilty
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:36:03
Gamini Ranawake of Vijerama Mawatha Colombo remanded for using pictures of the Buddha on women s clothing through the Internet pleaded guilty to charges before Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Sarojini Kusala Weerawardena yesterday.On an application by Counsel Sampath Tennakoon the Judge released ....
Minister discusses impact of oil price surge with Iran and Saudi Arabia
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:36:08
Bank.Discussions with Finance Minister Chidambaram of India focused on the growing economic ties between the two countries in the context of the existing Indo-Lanka Free Trade Agreement and the envisaged Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.Minister Amunugama commended the Indian Finance Minister for the Lines ....
Customs duty on rice abolished drastic drop in prices of other essential items
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 03:00:18
The Cabinet Sub-Committee chaired by President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga decided to abolish the customs duty imposed on the import of rice with immediate effect as a measure to control the cost of living.Accordingly the President has directed Dr. P.B. Jayasundera Secretary to the Treasury and S. Virithamulla Secretary to the Ministry of Trade to ....
Liquor sales at Super Markets and CWE out
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 03:00:23
Government and Opposition parties yesterday agreed to close down liquor shops at Super Markets and CWE retail shops.This unanimous agreement came after a special statement by Jathika Hela Urumaya MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera who said liquor shops have been opened at every super market using a gazette notification issued during ....
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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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