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* Six top Lanka Sathosa officials on the mat over fake degree certificates CID to be called in to investigate

Nov 18 (Island) Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is expected to be called in to probe six officials of Lanka Sathosa, who had allegedly submitted forged degree certificates, mainly from top British universities, to secure senior management positions with a six-figure remuneration.
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* Sri Lanka Army releases another 56 acres of northern land to people in Mullaitivu

Nov 17 (CP) Colombo- In line with the government's policy of releasing civilians' land used by Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army has released another 56 acres of land to the public in the North.
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* Medical graduate files contempt of court case against SLMC

Nov 17 (Island) The Court of Appeal yesterday gave the Sri Lanka Medical Council time till November 30, 2018 to file preliminary objections to the contempt of court application filed by Dilani Sooriyaarachchi, a medical graduate of Sri Lanka Institute of Science and Medicine.
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* SL Mission in Israel to meet detained asylum seekers

Nov 18 (SO) Officials of the Sri Lankan Mission in Israel will meet the group of suspected Sri Lankan asylum seekers currently being held at the Givon Prison, today, a senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The exact date of the groupís arrival in Tel Aviv remains unconfirmed.
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* Singaporean nabbed at Sri Lanka airport for smuggling gold jewelry worth Rs. 43 million

Nov 17 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lanka Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) unit at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake has arrested a Singapore national, who was smuggling gold jewelry worth Rs. 43 million.
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* Motion filed seeking fuller Bench to hear FR petitions

Nov 17 (DN) Filing a motion before the Supreme Court, Prof. G.L. Peiris and four others sought a fuller Bench comprising more than five Judges of the Supreme Court to hear Fundamental Rights petitions which challenged the Gazette notification issued by the President to dissolve Parliament.
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