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CAA to sue Egg Producers’ Association Chairman!

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The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has taken steps to sue All Ceylon Egg Producers’ Association Chairman R. M. Sarath Rathnayake for selling overpriced eggs.

The chairman who owns an egg selling shop in Kobeigane, Kurunegala has sold a white egg for Rs.45.

According to the gazette notification issued by the CAA, the maximum retail price of a white egg is Rs.44 and the maximum retail price of a red egg is Rs.46.

The CAA officials have deployed an agent and conducted this raid to nab this errant egg vendor.

The CAA agent has purchased 20 eggs from the shop and he has been charged Rs.45 per one egg.

The CAA officials said that a case will be filed against Mr. Sarath Rathnayake in the Nikaweratiya Magistrate’s Court on the 14th for selling eggs exceeding the fixed price. 

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Govt. to provide free fertilizer to all paddy farmers

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Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industries – Mahinda Amaraweera has said that the government has decided to provide MOP fertilizer free of charge to all the paddy farmers in Sri Lanka during the 2024/25 Maha season and 2025/26 Maha season.

Sri Lanka will thus receive 55,000 metric tons of MOP fertilizer as requested by the government from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

The Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industries, Mr. Mahinda Amaraweera, expressed his views on this in a meeting held in Tissamaharama today (June 24).

(dailynews.lk)

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8 arrested over gang rape of teen, remanded

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Eight youths who were arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in the Jalthara area of Hanwella, have been remanded until June 28.

The suspects were produced before the Homagama Acting Magistrate Padmasiri Jayawardena today (June 24).

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GCE O/L results out within 10 days

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Examination Commissioner General Amith Jayasundara said yesterday (23) the results of the GCE Ordinary Level Exam 2023 (2024) will be released within the next 10 days.

He stated that efforts will be made to release the exam results within this week and if it is not possible, the results will be definitely released within ten days.

(dailynews.lk)

(This story, originally published by dailynews.lk has not been edited by SLM staff)

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