Two youths seriously injured in accident


A head-on collision between a motorbike and a car left two youths seriously injured yesterday (24).

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Sri Lanka accepts $1 bln, 8-yr syndicated loan from China Dev Bank


Sri Lanka has accepted China Development Bank’s $1 billion syndicated loan with eight-year tenure at 5.

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Dhananjaya withdraws from WI tour after father's murder


 Sri Lanka batsman Dhananjaya de Silva will not travel with the team for their West Indies tour following his father's killing, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Friday.

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Trump nominates Alaina B Teplitz as US Ambassador to Sri Lanka


President Donald Trump  nominated career foreign service officer Alaina B Teplitz as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

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In pictures: Spill gates of Thabbowa Reservoir opened


Twenty spill gates of the Thabbowa Reservoir in Puttalam were opened yesterday (May 25) due to heavy rainfall, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said.

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Cricketer Dhananjaya's father killed in shooting incident


Father of Sri Lankan cricketer Dhananjaya de Silva, and  member of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council, wasn killed in a shooting incident at Ratmalana last night.

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Mother and son shot in Nittambuwa


A mother and her son were injured after being shot by two gunmen on motorbike at Hakwadunna in Nittambuwa this afternoon.

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Puttalam District UPFA MP further remanded


United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Puttalam District MP Sanath Nishantha and his brother, Jagath Samantha Perera were today further remanded until June 7 for violating bail conditions.

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UK Foreign Office destroys files on Tamil Tigers and MI5 involvement in Sri Lanka


Britain’s Foreign Office according to a report in the Guardian has destroyed almost 200 files on Sri Lanka dating from the start of a Tamil Tiger uprising during which MI5 and the SAS secretly advised the country’s security forces, it has emerged.

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Nearly 85, 000 affected by adverse weather


The adverse weather that continues to prevail in the country has now affected 84, 943 persons from 18, 542 families across 12 districts, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) states.

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Two electrocuted while fixing cable to satellite dish


A father and son were electrocuted this morning in Vadamarachchi in Jaffna while trying to fix a live cable to a satellite dish.

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