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Fines for NIC applicants!

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The Department of Registration of Persons has decided to impose a fine on certain individuals applying for the National Identity Card.

The decision has been announced in a circular by the Department’s Commissioner General – P.B. Gunatillake.

Accordingly, a fine of Rs. 2,500 would be imposed when an applicant :

  • applies for a second NIC without informing of a previously issued NIC that has been lost (with no delays occurring from the Department’s side)
  • who has not obtained the NIC within a year from turning 15 years.
  • who has failed to apply for a NIC within 06 months of receiving the dual citizenship certificate.
  • submits false details or forged documents or commits any other misdeed under the Registration Of Persons Act.

Meanwhile, a fine of Rs. 250 will be imposed when an applicant re-submits a second application after the issuing of the NIC based on the first application is delayed by the department.

(Source : Lankadeepa)

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Health Ministry’s Additional Secretary Dr. Saman Ratnayake arrested

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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Additional Secretary of the Health Ministry Dr. Saman Ratnayake over the import of substandard human Immunoglobulin injections.

The arrest was made after Dr. Saman Ratnayake arrived at the CID to provide a statement.

Several key individuals including former Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, Former Health Secretary, the Medical Supplies Division Director are currently in remand custody over the Immunoglobulin scandal.

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Dickwella replaces Kusal in SL T20 Squad

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The Cricket Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has announced Niroshan Dickwella as the replacement for Kusal Janith Perera in the upcoming Twenty20 International (T20I) Series against Bangladesh.

The series is scheduled to commence on Monday in Sylhet.

Kusal Janith Perera, originally included in the T20I squad, will miss the series due to a respiratory infection.

Perera did not join the team on their departure to Bangladesh on Thursday. 

In light of his absence, Niroshan Dickwella has been named as the replacement and is expected to join the team ahead of the first T20I match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.

The T20I series against Bangladesh consists of three matches, with the second and third T20Is scheduled for March 6 and 9, respectively, at the same venue.

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Scholarship exam, GCE O/L, A/L dates released

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The Examination Department has announced the schedule for several key examinations for the year 2024.

Accordingly, the GCE (O/L) Examinations 2023 is scheduled to take place from May 6th to May 15th while Grade 5 Scholarship Examinations 2024 is set for September 15th, 2024.

In addition, the GCE (A/L) Examinations 2024 will run from November 25th to December 20th, 2024.

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