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Agbo Tusker shot again!

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Medical operations have begun on Tusker Agbo who was shot a second time.
Veterinarian Dr. Chandana Jayasingha said the Wildlife officer of Anuradhapura says that the Tusker was shot a second time after 4 months of the initial shooting. 

He said that around 5 rounds were fired at the Tusker as well. 

The condition of the Tusker is critical.

Agbo, the tusker, is 50-years-old and measures 9.5 feet in height.

An investigation headed by the Department of Wildlife was launched.

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278 prison inmates to be pardoned

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A total of 278 inmates at prisons across the island will be released tomorrow in view of Vesak festival, the Prisons Department said.

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Parliament suspended due to lack of quorum

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Parliament sessions were abruptly suspended until June 04 due to a lack of quorum. 

There were less than 20 member present during the time of suspension. 

MP Jagath Samarawickrama was at the Chair.

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Notice for students sitting for Grade 5 scholarships

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The Department of Examinations has announced that the 2024 Grade Five Scholarship Examination will be held on September 15 this year.

It adds that applications for the examination will be accepted online from May 27 – June 14, 2024 and acceptance of applications will not be extended beyond the announced period.

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