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KFC Sri Lanka gives out rancid chicken in chicken bucket promotion!

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The Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets in Sri Lanka had announced a ‘buy one get one free’ promotion yesterday (Dec. 18) for their popular chicken buckets.

However, many customers who had purchased from the Rajagiriya outlet, online, have been complaining of rancid chicken and the matter is making rounds on social media.

Cargills is the KFC’s franchisee in Sri Lanka.

Previously, a case was filed by a PHI attached to the Gothatuwa MOH office at the Colombo Chief Magistrate Court against an apple based bottled drink produced and distributed by Cargills Agrifoods Ltd.

Before that, a group of Cargills Food City staffers in Borella physically assaulting a young woman, also sparked widespread public ire.

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Former Minister Ronnie de Mel no more

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Former Minister – Ronnie de Mel has passed away today (27) while being treated at a private hospital, reports say.

He was aged 99 years old.A former civil servant, he was the Minister of Finance from 1977 – 1988 under the United National Party government and holds the record for the largest number of budgets presented by a finance minister.

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NPP to also back NCM against Speaker

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The National People’s Party (NPP) has also decided to back the No Confidence Motion against Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran, Chief Opposition Whip Lakshman Kieirella, Professor G. L. Peiris, Tissa Attanayake, Chandima Weerakkody, Shan Wijayalal de Silva, and others have signed the motion on behalf of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya and Samagi Jana Alliance.

Meanwhile, Dullas Alahapperuma, the leader of the Freedom People’s Congress has also said that they would back the NCM.

Yesterday (26), the Uttara Lanka Sabhagaya had stated they would back the motion as well. 

The motion cites several reasons, including the Speaker’s failure to appropriately present the amendments proposed by the Supreme Court for the Online Safety Bill before its passage. 

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Muthukumarana to take up Uddika Premarathne’s MP seat

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S.C. Muthukumarana is set to be named to the Parliamentary seat  left vacant after the resignation of Anuradhapura District MP – Uddika Premarathne.

It is reported that the Secretary General of Parliament – Mrs. Kushani Rohanadheera has informed of this to the Election Commission, in accordance with Section 64(1) of the Parliamentary Elections Act No. 1 of 1981.

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