Four youths fall into the sea, two missing during attempt to capture a selfie


Two youths have gone missing after they had fallen from a boulder while attempting to capture a selfie in the Rummassala area in Unawatuna today (Jul 16).

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Two police officers hospitalised following attack at gambling den


Two police officers have been admitted to the Kalutara hospital following an attack while raiding a gambling den in Kalutara, a Police official told Times Online.

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UN envoy to assess right to peaceful assembly in Sri Lanka this week


UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule will visit Sri Lanka from July 18 to 26 to conduct an assessment on the right to peaceful assembly in the country.

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World cup should have been shared between England and New Zealand : Min. Ranatunga


Former world cup winning captain turned politician Arjuna Ranatunga has opined that this year’s world cup should have been shared between England and New Zealand.

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Newly appointed Jaffna Commander meets with Northern Governor


The newly appointed Commander of the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya called on Northern Governor Suren Raghavan today (Jul 16).

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Three faculties at Ruhuna University to resume study sessions


Three faculties at the state university of Ruhuna will be re-opened tomorrow (Jul 17), after clashes between students and non-academic staffers forced the university to shut down last week.

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Five bailed out suspects arrested in Kalutara


Five suspects who had been released on bail over criminal charges recently have been arrested in Kalutara yesterday (Jul 15).

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'Dengue Prevention Hour' to be introduced on Fridays - NDCU


The National Dengue Control Unit (NDCU) has decided to introduce an islandwide ‘dengue prevention hour’ on Fridays until August 31, Consultant Physician Dr.

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Female inmates at Welikada Prison take to producing sanitary pads


Six female inmates at the Welikada prison are currently engaged in a project to manufacture sanitary pads in a bid to meet the requirements of around 500 female inmates.

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CID record 9-hour statement from ex-defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando


The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a nine-hour long statement from former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando yesterday (Jul 15), over the April 21 terrorist attacks, police said.

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Water levels in Moragahakanda, other reservoirs drop to record low


Water levels in the Moragahakanda reservoir have reduced by 34 percent owing to the drought in the country, Irrigation Engineers said.

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CPC increases CEB's credit limit for fuel purchases upto Rs 100 billion


The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased its credit limit for providing fuel to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) upto Rs 100 billion, a senior Petroleum Ministry official said.

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