Navy recovers 630kg of Glyphosate


A group of naval personnel attached to North-western Naval Command recovered 630 kilograms of Glyphosate enclosed in 21 sacks and concealed in a scrub at Keeramundam in Kalpitiya yesterday following a tip-off, Navy said.

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Muslim civil society demand Govt to withdraw gazette notification


Civil Society Coalition for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) today urged the government to withdraw the Gazette notification No.

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Army personnel accused in Noyahr abduction given bail


Six military intelligence personnel who were in remand custody for their alleged involvement in the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008, were granted bail by the Mount Lavinia Magistrate's Court today.

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Program to empower 2000 small business owners


An exhibition to showcase products of small business owners in the north and a discussion on how to develop these products for export purposes was held recently at the Northern Province District Secretariat.

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Catholic Church releases statement on "According to Mathew"


The Catholic Church has issued a statement stressing that the film "According to Mathew" which is due to be screened soon in Sri Lanka, does not refer to a Catholic Priest in anyway.

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Weerawansa ends hunger strike


Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa, who had been on a hunger strike for nine days while in remand custody, ended his fast today while being treated at the National Hospital.

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Newly-appointed Chief of Staff (CoS) assumes office


Newly-appointed Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Sri Lanka Army Major General Mahesh Senanayake, assumed office yesterday at the Army Headquarters, government news portal reported.

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LTTE suspect sentenced to 20-years RI


An LTTE suspect who was found guilty of having aided, abetted and conspired to explode a suicide bomb at the Fort Railway Station in 2008, killing 16 people including eight students was yesterday sentenced to 20-years-Rigorous Imprisonment by the Colombo High Court.

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India announces IIT entrance test for Sri Lankan students


The Indian Government has decided to hold Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 at D.

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