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* Sri Lanka's Bribery Commission records statement from MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena

Mar 03 (CP) Colombo- The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption in Sri Lanka has yesterday recorded a statement from former Monitoring MP of the External Affairs Ministry Sajin Vass Gunawardena. The Commission has said the MP was questioned over a complaint received on his assets and funds.
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* BMICH promises to pay

Mar 03 (DM) The BMICH which was ordered by the Colombo District Court to pay Rs. 187 million as compensation to Dr. Samitha Samanmali, said that it would definitely pay the amount despite its financial problems.
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* Police question Sri Lanka Navy personnel on disappearances

Mar 02 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka police have questioned several Sri Lanka Navy personnel of an investigation unit of the Navy on disappearances of children.
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* China's submarine docking in Sri Lanka according to international practice

Mar 02 (CP) Colombo- Chinese vessels docking in Sri Lanka's Colombo port last year was "normal and transparent" and in accordance with the international practice, the Chinese government said Monday.
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* RAW Fomenting Insurgency in Pakistan, Says Rajapaksa

Mar 02 (NIE) COLOMBO: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told a leading Pakistani newspaper, that the Indian external intelligence agency Research Analysis Wing (RAW), is fomenting insurgency in Pakistan.
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* Underhand attempt to sell Blood Ivory uncovered

Mar 02 (DM) Suspicion surrounds a secret deal between highly placed state officials and a politician to sell a stock of Blood Ivory which is in the custody of the Sri Lanka Customs Department at present, informed sources said.
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* Female doc accused of violence at top class hotel

Mar 03 (Island) A female employee of a leading private company has complained to the police that she was attacked by a female surgeon at a Colombo hotel on Saturday (28) around 10.15 p.m. The suspect had not been arrested until yesterday morning the victim told The Island yesterday.
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* State to prepare missing persons’ final list

Mar 03 (DN) The government is in the process of preparing a final list of missing persons during the final phase of war, with the assistance of the United Nations and several other parties, External Affairs Ministry highly placed sources told the Daily News yesterday.
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* Sri Lankan motorbike riders banned from wearing face-covering helmets

Mar 02 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lankan motorbike riders will be banned from wearing helmets that cover the entire face of the rider from the 21st of this month, the police said. Police Media Spokesman and Senior SP Ajith Rohana said the violators will be imposed a fine ranging from Rs. 1,000 -3,500.
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* Sri Lanka's Chief Prelates to be vested with legal powers to take disciplinary action against errant monks

Mar 02 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka's Public Administration and Buddha Sasana Minister Karu Jayasuriya says that legislation will be introduced shortly to vest powers with the Mahanayake Theros (Chief Prelates) to take disciplinary action against errant Buddhist monks.
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* Husband stabs wife to death

Mar 02 (Island) A dispute between husband and wife at Godellawatte in Panthiya, Matugama ended up with the former stabbing the latter to death yesterday. The victim has been identified as Anusha Malkanthi (35), a mother of two.
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* Probe on DIG Anura Senanayake?

Mar 02 (DN) The IGP has been instructed to initiate investigations if complaints have been made against senior DIG Anura Senanayake, Public Order, Disaster Management and Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunga told the Daily News yesterday.
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