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Sri Lanka to make new laws to stop child pornography

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on Sri Lanka to make new laws to stop child pornography

The cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to draft a new bill to address and prevent child pornography from being shared via information technology and other media. The new draft bill will be drawn

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Two Police personnel deployed for each Parliamentarian – Chamal

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on Two Police personnel deployed for each Parliamentarian – Chamal

Police Officers will be assigned to provide security for both Parliamentarians and the public alike and the Police Officers would not be assigned to carry the files and bags of Parliamentarians, said Irrigation Minister

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Commitment of all parties needed for mixed electoral system – Dinesh

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on Commitment of all parties needed for mixed electoral system – Dinesh

The commitment of all political parties are needed for a quick change over to a mixed electoral system, Leader of the House and Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardene told Parliament yesterday. He made this observation

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Good Governance Govt. spent Rs.11,918 mn for tinned fish imports in 2019 – Bandula

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on Good Governance Govt. spent Rs.11,918 mn for tinned fish imports in 2019 – Bandula

  A sum of Rs.11,918 million was spent to import tinned fish in 2019 under Good Governance Government when the country is surrounded by the sea.The Mahinda Rajapaksa government spent only Rs.515 million spent

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New ‘Obscene Publications’ Bill to be drafted

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on New ‘Obscene Publications’ Bill to be drafted

The Government has taken measures to draft a new bill on “Obscene Publications” to curb child ponorgraphy. The Cabinet of Ministers who met on Monday (21) under the auspices of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa approved

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UN’s responsibility is to assist democratically elected governments – President

Thinappuyal English September 24, 2020 Comments Off on UN’s responsibility is to assist democratically elected governments – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that it is the responsibility of the United Nations (UN) to support democratically elected government. The President mentioned this in  pre-recorded address to the General Debate of the 75th General

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Sri Lankan Embassy in Qatar closed for 2 weeks

Thinappuyal English September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Sri Lankan Embassy in Qatar closed for 2 weeks

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Doha, Qatar says one of its staff members has tested positive for COVID-19. The other employees of the chancery are currently undergoing the mandatory quarantine procedure, the embassy

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Easter attacks: CID probes against Pujith-Hemasiri conclude

Thinappuyal English September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Easter attacks: CID probes against Pujith-Hemasiri conclude

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has informed the court that the investigations into the negligence of duties by the former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundera have been

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Changes to bus priority lane law

Thinappuyal English September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Changes to bus priority lane law

Sri Lanka Police informs that only public transport buses, school service buses, and office transport van and buses will be allowed to use the bus priority lane from tomorrow onwards (September 23). SSP Jaliya

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Opposition has options than shout against 20A – Minister

Thinappuyal English September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Opposition has options than shout against 20A – Minister

The Opposition shouting and protesting in Parliament against the 20th Amendment has no other outcome than wasting public money, Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self Employment, Business Development and Underutilised Stat Resources Development State

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