Platforms for public to lodge complaints of surveillance and harassment


The Law and Order Ministry in a media release announced that several platforms available for the public to lodge complaints of illegal surveillance and harassment have been set up.

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Putin wins Russia's presidential election: exit poll


MOSCOW (Reuters) - An exit poll showed Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election held on Sunday with 73.

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Namal to observe Russian polls


Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa has been invited as an independent observer of the Russian Presidential election to be held today (18 March).

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JVP’s latest protest: Private washing of public dirty linen


In recent months, the Government has been blamed for the sale of public ventures to foreign companies, with the latest controversy about plans to bring in a US company to carry out surveying.

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World Bank chairs for Jaffna Municipal Council


With the gazette notification issued announcing the newly elected members to local bodies following the February 10 elections, these councils are making final preparations to hold their inaugural meetings by the end of this month.

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Court issues open warrant for Udayanga's arrest


The Colombo Fort Magistrate today issued an open warrant for the arrest of former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga.

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Galle Road closed from Kollupitiya Junction due to protest


Police have closed Galle Road for vehicular traffic from Kollupitiya Junction towards Galle Face due to a protest march being conducted by employees of the Survey Department.

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Names of members elected to LG bodies gazetted


The names of members elected to Local Government bodies at the February 10 Local Government (LG) Election have been gazetted.

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President visits Hiroshima museum and memorial


President Maithripala Sirisena placed a  floral tribute at a memorial to those who lost their lives during the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack during World War II.

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Sri Lankans protest in New York over Kandy tensions


About 250 demonstrators including Sri Lankans gathered outside the UN headquarters in New York  on Wednesday in a protest organised by The Association of Sri Lankan Muslims in North America (Tasmina), which asked the UN to intervene and hold the Sri Lankan government responsible for the recent Digana incident and to bring rioters to justice, the Gulf Times reported.

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Galle without water after fire damages purification plant


Water supply to the Galle Municipality area has been stopped temporarily due to a fire at the water purification plant in Wakwella, the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB) announced.

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