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Muslim groups call for female circumcision to be medicalised

A number of Sri Lankan Muslim groups have called on the government to medicalise female circumcision. In representations made to the Parliamentary Committee on Women and Gender, members of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama, All Ceylon YMMA Conference, Centre for Islamic Studies and United Religions Initiative urged the Health Ministry to withdraw a recent circular prohibiting medical professionals from carrying …

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Carry eco Certificate always: Police

The carrying of Vehicle Emission Test (VET-eco test) certificate had been made compulsory due to complaints about the existence of fake certificates, the Police said today. Speaking to the Daily Mirror Director of Traffic Administration and Road Safety SP Indika Hapugoda said several rackets had been operating to create forged VET Certificates. Accordingly, the failure to carry VET Certificate would …

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SLTB launches online reservation portal for long distance buses

Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva says it will be mandatory for all Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus drivers and conductors to wear a uniform from 2019. The Minister made the announcement at an event held to launch an online bus seat reservation portal for the SLTB. The event was held at the Central Bus Stand in …

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New traffic fines from Sunday, 10 more offences included

The number traffic offences that deserve fines has been increased from July 15 which includes ten new offences, the Director of Traffic Administration and Road Safety SP Indika Hapugoda said. Speaking to the Daily Mirror he said the present number of 23 traffic offences had been increased to 33 with spot fines. About 100,000 Police fine books had already been …

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Fuel at previous prices: CPC

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) said today said CEYPETCO fuel stations would continue to issue fuel at the previous prices. As such a CPC spokesman said the Thursday night’s price increases would not affect CEYPETCO fuel stations. “The Finance Ministry has informed us of the price revision on Thursday. However, we have not issued a circular on increased prices for …

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