Fifteen underworld criminals transferred to Boossa prison


Fifteen underworld criminals have been transferred to the Boossa prison from the prisons in Welikada and Dumbara amidst tight security, prisons sources said.

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Willing to sacrifice my life to protect the country : Army Commander


Army Commander Major General Shavendra Silva yesterday (Aug 25) said that he would be willing to sacrifice his life to protect the country.

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Two inmates protest at Welikada prison


Two inmates at the Welikada prison launched a protest yesterday (Aug 25) against the certain duties imposed on them by prisons officials.

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Teenager deported after attempting to enter Sri Lanka using fake passport


An 18-year old has been deported after attempting to enter the country using a fake German passport by Immigration officials last Saturday.

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PM lays foundation for third largest reservoir in Sri Lanka


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (Aug 25) laid the foundation for the Thanthirimale reservoir - the third largest reservoir in Sri Lanka which runs across the lower Malwathu Oya.

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Two shot dead in Hanwella


Two persons have died in a shooting which occured at their residence near a Roman Catholic school in Hanwella.

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Islamic organization leader arrested for abetting banned extremist groups


A leader of an Islamic organisation has been arrested today (Aug 25) for allegedly abetting three proscribed groups in the country.

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Foreign countries should not be allowed to intervene in internal affairs: Cardinal


Colombo Archbishop His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has said that foreign countries must not be allowed to intervene into the internal affairs of Sri Lanka.

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Presidential hopeful Rajapaksa vows to set-up independent body to probe terrorist attacks


Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has said that he would set-up an independent commission to probe the Easter Sunday attacks if voted into power, citing requests made by the Colombo Archbishop in this regard.

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Three-wheeler catches fire along Southern Expressway


A three-wheeler that was unauthorised to travel along the Southern Expressway caught fire due to a technical glitch yesterday (Aug 24).

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Army officer dies of electrocution at military camp


An army officer has died of electrocution at a military camp in Sigiriya yesterday (Aug 24).

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Bus conductor dies after being attacked with wooden pole


A bus conductor has died after being attacked in Kelaniya yesterday (Aug 24), police said.

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