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Female Elephant Tikiri

78-year-old elephant ‘Tikiri’ dies

The elderly elephant ‘Tikiri’ who stirred outrage over being paraded at the Esala Perahera despite her emaciated state has passed away at the age of 78 years. She had, reportedly, passed away last evening (24) over old age and illness and Kegalle Wildlife Officials are set to carry out the post mortem today (25). The final rites of Tikiri were

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Parliament empty lack MPs

Parliament adjourned due to lack of govt MPs

Parliament was adjourned until September 17 as there was an insufficient number of Government MPs present in the House today. He said that after Chief Government Whip Gayantha Karunathilaka announced the withdrawal of the government’s affairs scheduled for the day, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the House until September 17. Aththa Withthi - Truth

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