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Supreme Court suspends accepting nominations for Kalmunai MC

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Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court issued an interim injunction order suspending the acceptance of nominations for the Kalmunai Municipal Council. Accordingly, the order will be in effect until the conclusion of the examination of the FR applications filed over the matter with the Supreme Court.

The order was made by Supreme Court Justices Vijith Malalgoda, Yasantha Kodagoda, and Mahinda Samayawardena upon considering two Fundamental Rights applications on Thursday (19).

The applications were filed by Ahmed Lebbe Mohamed Saleem and Ahmed Raheem Mohamed Azeem, two residents from Saithamaruthu.

The FR was filed claiming that their area of residence belongs to the Sainthamaruthu Urban Council, however, the recent gazette had delcared they belong to the Kalmunai Municipal Council.

The Supreme Court Justices once again ordered for notice to be sent to the respondents in the applications who are the Chairman and Members of the National Election Commission, Chairman and Members of the National Delimitation Committee, the Returning Officer for Ampara, and the Assistant Returning Officer.

President’s Counsel Nishan Kariyappan appearing for the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress said that the SLMC will come forward as an intermediary to the applications.

(newsfirst.lk)

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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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Non-academic staff of schools to take TU action

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The non-academic staff of government schools have announced a decision to engage in a Trade Union action by reporting sick today (June 24) and tomorrow (25).

According to the Education Non-Academic Employees’ Union, the TU action is being carried out in the North Central, and North Western provinces and Kandy District today (24) .

General Secretary of the association Ajith K. Thilakarathne stated that the trade union action is being carried out based on several demands including a national policy for non-academic staff in the education sector.

Meanwhile, the National Organizer of the Principal Service Union – Sisira Rajapakse has announced that a nationwide strike has been planned for June 26.

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New State Minister sworn in

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MP Sathasivam Viyalendiran was sworn in as the State Minister of Trade and Environment before President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

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