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SL cricketers spotted at Aussie nightclubs during T20 WC (Pics)

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Exclusive – Several regrettable incidents said to be involving Sri Lankan cricketers during the recent ICC T20 World Cup had been making rounds on social media.

The conduct of the cricket team has been severely criticized by authorities as well and the matter was even taken up in parliament.

Last week, Sports Minister – Roshan Ranasinghe appointed a 6-member committee to inquire into the incidents reported against the Sri Lanka Cricket players while in Australia for the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup.

‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ learns that the committee has already initiated investigations.

Meanwhile, a Sri Lankan who contacted ‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ from Australia after seeing our news articles in this regard says that he witnessed several players and officials roaming outside during night time and it was important to look into further details on such incidents including that involving Dhanushka Gunathilaka.

He had also sent us two photographs that show Sri Lankan players having fun at a nightclub.

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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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