Navy arrests 11 persons arrested for engaging in illegal activities


Navy arrested eleven persons for engaging in illegal activities in separate locations in the island over the last few days.

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Pakistan’s new envoy presents credentials


Newly appointed High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr.

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Eight injured after two lorries crash in Mundalama


Eight persons were injured after two lorries skidded off the road and overturned at Mundalama Town last evening (23).

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Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan on goodwill visit


Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit yesterday Oct 23.

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Mobitel’s 4G Network ranked by TRC as ‘Fastest Broadband Network’ 


      Mobitel has been ranked as the ‘Fastest Broadband Network’ on 4G by the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL).

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Sri Lanka continues to deprive itself of the benefits of transitional justice; UN Rapporteur


United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence Pablo de Greiff, who was on a official visit to the country said that the government's transnational justice policy has been "deeply polarized and politicized" by its actors.

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Iran and Sri Lanka sign extradition treaty


  Iran and Sri Lanka on Sunday reached an agreement on the extradition of convicts between the two countries.

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Sri Lanka calls international bids for urgent rice imports


    Sri Lanka is calling international bids to import 200,000 metric tonnes of rice after local production was adversely affected this year by the twin effects of floods and drought.

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President Sirisena visits with Vidya's family


President Maithripala Sirisena visited the family of Vidya, the school girl who was  murdered in Jaffna.

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Five new envoys present credentials to President


Three new Ambassadors and two High Commissioners presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House, Colombo, today (October 23).

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Youth injured in shooting in Jaffna succumbs to injuries


A youth who was injured in a shooting incident in Jaffna yesterday succumed to his injuries, police said Monday.

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